Date Fudge


2 cups white sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup milk or cream
1 cup dates, chopped
4 tablespoons butter
4 tablespoons white corn syrup
cup chopped walnuts or pecans


In a medium saucepan, add all ingredients except nuts.  Cook over medium heat until soft ball stage - mixture forms a soft ball in cold water. Remove mixture from stove and beat until stiff. Add nuts and pour into a buttered 9-inch x 13-inch pan. Let set up and cut into squares.


This recipe was handed down by Todd's great-grandmother Ola (Viola Gares), who made Date Fudge every year for Christmas.

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