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Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Monday, May 31, 2021

Utah’s Headstone Fudge Recipe Shared Around The World

During Memorial Day Weekend, it is normal for cemeteries to see heavy traffic. However, there is one gravestone in particular that brings a unique amount of traffic. 

The headstone is located in Salt Lake City, Utah and contains a now world famous fudge recipe. The headstone is that of Kathryn Andrews, who according to her daughter Janice Johnson, loved people and enjoyed writing poetry and making fudge. 

Johnson said she was really surprised by all of the attention the gravestone receives. According to Johnson, “We’ve looked online, and I guess it’s gone even to Europe.”

When Kathryn Andrews was young she moved to New York City where she met Air Force Captain Wade Andrews. When the couple met, Captain Andrews was waiting to fly out to go to World War II. The couple had one date and Captain Andrews left for Germany the next day. 

He When Captain Andrews returned, he had with him a diamond ring, which he gave to Kathryn at the Capitol steps. They were married 18 days later. 

See Utah’s Headstone Fudge Recipe Shared Around The World CNN, May, 28, 2021



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