from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.

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  • n. A fudge made from brown sugar, butter, milk, and nuts.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. fudge made with brown sugar and butter and milk and nuts


Variant of panocha.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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  • Forgiveness he'll not find begrudged
    Though Bilby has too harshly judged.
    It's really quite awful
    To imply I might waffle.
    I swear not a rhyme has been fudged.

    I have actually eaten this stuff, although I didn't know its name. I have thought of it as vanilla fudge or butterscotch fudge. I learned yesterday that it is indigenous to my native New England. I thought at first it would be pronounced puh-NOOK, but I was wrong. I must go find some so that I can address it by its proper name.

    July 23, 2014

  • Does penuche really rhyme with coochie, or are you just fudging?

    July 23, 2014

  • The tattooed lady is a visual treat,
    Painted in colors from head to feet.
    She'll do the hoochie coochie
    For a handful of penuche
    And give you moving pictures for a sweet.

    July 22, 2014