penuche

[puh-noo-chee]

noun

Also panocha. Northern, North Midland, and Western U.S. a fudgelike candy made of brown sugar, butter, and milk, usually with nuts.

Origin of penuche

1840–50, Americanism; variant of panocha
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British Dictionary definitions for penuche

penuche

noun

a variant of panocha
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