Peanut Butter Fudge

Posted on November 9, 2013
Hi Everyone! Happy Weekend! It’s a cold, windy day here, the trees are beginning to lose all their colorful leaves and we are supposed to get our first snow next week. It seems like winter is almost here! And since the holiday season is just around the corner, I wanted to share this recipe for Peanut Butter Fudge with you today! If you will be making lots of goodies in the kitchen this year either to give away as gifts, to bring to parties, or for your family to enjoy, this is the perfect sweet treat to add to your list! If you are a peanut butter lover, you will love this super creamy fudge!
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PEANUT BUTTER FUDGE
(Recipe from All Recipes)
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YOU WILL NEED
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup milk
2 1/4 cups brown sugar
3 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
Optional: add chopped unsalted peanuts for extra crunch
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DIRECTIONS
First, measure out all your ingredients, because you will need to have them on hand, as the fudge comes together pretty quickly. Place the confectioners’ sugar in your electric mixer bowl. Then, in a small saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat, making sure that it doesn’t burn. Once the butter has melted, add in the milk and brown sugar and whisk until you have a smooth mixture. Constantly whisking, bring it to a boil, then cook for another two minutes, continuing to whisk. Remove from heat, and add in the peanut butter and vanilla extract and stir until you have a thick, creamy sauce. Pour it into your electric mixer with the confectioners’ sugar, and mix until completely smooth and creamy. Pour into an 8×8 inch pan (line the pan with parchment paper) and let chill until the fudge is firm, then cut it into small pieces using a sharp knife. (*Note: I cut the recipe in half and made a smaller batch, and it was still a lot of fudge!)

Happy Cooking, Everyone!

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20 Comments

  • Reply Megan Turner November 9, 2013 at 5:20 pm

    This fudge looks so delicious and creamy! I can’t wait to start baking up treats for the holidays and these will go perfectly in cookie tins to give away as gifts.

  • Reply Tina November 10, 2013 at 11:03 am

    I’m visiting from Sat Night Fever link party…your fudge looks amazing! I love peanut butter so these are right up my alley. 🙂
    Tina at http://www.tinaschic.com

  • Reply Amy @ Homey Oh My! November 10, 2013 at 6:42 pm

    Yesssssss LOVE peanut butter. I can almost imagine licking this fudge off the roof of my mouth. Looks amazingly creamy and delicious.

  • Reply Laura November 11, 2013 at 11:31 am

    Peanut butter fudge is my absolute favorite and I’m always willing to try new recipes for it! Thanks!
    Over The Apple Tree

  • Reply Jennie November 11, 2013 at 4:06 pm

    Looks so yummy, I love peanut butter!
    Thanks for linking up!

  • Reply Tammy @ A Walk in the Countryside November 11, 2013 at 5:52 pm

    I love peanut butter fudge! I use the fantasy fudge recipe on the marshmallow crème jar and sub the choc chips for Reese’s peanut butter chips….plus a little jar! I’ll have to try this recipe too! Thanks for sharing!

  • Reply marty (A Stroll Thru Life) November 12, 2013 at 10:16 am

    This is one of my favorites. Thanks for the recipe. Don’t forget to link up to my Holiday Baking Party on the 20th Thanks tons for linking to Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

  • Reply thehappyidiot November 13, 2013 at 11:22 pm

    Found you at the link up! I’m so adding this to my holiday fudge list!
    – stopping by from the happy idiot!

  • Reply srpprcrftr November 14, 2013 at 2:14 am

    Uh Oh, I’ll be in big trouble when I make this stuff. I can’t seem to leave my own goodie making alone. Will make some for gifts also. Great recipe. Sure looks so creamy and yummy.

  • Reply Lora Howard November 14, 2013 at 7:30 pm

    OMG!!!! Just made this fudge tonight and it is SO SUPER DUPER EASY AND GOOD!!!! Thank you, Thank you, Thank you for sharing!!!

  • Reply Madonna/aka/Ms Lemon of Make Mine Lemon November 14, 2013 at 10:30 pm

    I pinned this. What an appetizing presentation!

  • Reply Elizabeth Hayes November 16, 2013 at 9:32 am

    Visiting from tatertots and jello. This looks amazing! Pinning to my Thanksgiving board so I remember to make this for when I host 33 people this year!! Thanks for sharing!

  • Reply Britni Vigil November 17, 2013 at 12:19 pm

    Pretty sure I love fudge and peanut butter! I’d love to have you come link your post up the weekend re-Treat link party that ends tonight – http://www.playpartypin.com/2013/11/weekend-re-treat-link-party-43.html.

    Britni @ Play. Party. Pin.

  • Reply Debi and Charly @ Adorned From Above November 17, 2013 at 11:46 pm

    This fudge looks delicious. Thank you so much for sharing with Wednesday’s Adorned From Above Link Party.
    Debi and Charly @ Adorned From Above
    http://www.adornedfromabove.com

  • Reply Trish - Mom On Timeout November 18, 2013 at 10:30 pm

    This fudge looks absolutely perfect! Love peanut butter anything 🙂

  • Reply Crystal November 19, 2014 at 12:04 am

    This was the first time I made fudge and I chose your recipe to try it out…and they turned out so creamy and rich. Perfect! Thank you so much!

    • Reply Maria November 24, 2014 at 10:14 pm

      Hi Crystal! So glad you enjoyed the fudge, I love this recipe too, so creamy and delicious! Thanks for stopping by to tell me 🙂

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  • Reply Danielle Rose Vann January 4, 2015 at 1:53 am

    I made this tonight and it turned out great! It was my first attempt at making fudge 🙂

    • Reply Maria January 4, 2015 at 2:41 pm

      Hi Danielle! I’m glad you liked the fudge too, I love this fudge recipe, it’s so easy and always turns out good 🙂 I hope you had a wonderful holiday season, and happy new year! 🙂

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