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You Need to Try This Creamy Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe


You Need to Try This Creamy Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe

Millions of people love peanut butter. It's been used in dozens of desserts, from pies to cookies. Peanut butter fudge is one of the most popular fudge flavors in America. This creamy peanut butter fudge recipe is a great way to bring homemade fudge into your home. Let's take a look.


3 cups sugar
1 cup evaporated milk
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 jar (16 ounces) creamy peanut butter
1/2 jar (7 1/2 ounces) marshmallow fluff
1 stick butter
2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract



1. Melt butter in a large heavy-bottomed sauce pan over low heat.

2. Add sugar, salt and evaporated milk, stirring until well blended. Increase heat to medium-high and bring mixture to a boil.

3. As soon as mixture reaches a boil, lower heat to medium and boil slowly, stirring continually, for 5 minutes (or until mixture reaches soft ball stage – between 234 and 240 degrees F).

4. Remove pan from heat, add peanut butter, marshmallow crème, and vanilla, stirring until the ingredients are well combined.

5. Pour mixture into well greased 9-by-13-inch baking pan and let cool at room temperature on wire rack. Then, refrigerate for at least two hours until firm.

Other Fudge Flavors to Try

After trying this delicious peanut butter fudge recipe, try out these other delicious fudge flavors:

  • Chocolate coconut. This is an absolute must-try for anyone who loves Mounds or Almond Joy! Chocolate coconut fudge is an underrated fudge flavor that introduces a pleasing crunch into normally-chewy fudge.
  • Chocolate vanilla swirl. Chocolate and vanilla are two of the most popular fudge flavors out there. Why not combine them? This fudge flavor is sure to satisfy pretty much anyone who likes fudge.
  • White chocolate raspberry. Some people like white chocolate for its distinct taste compared to milk or dark chocolate. White chocolate pairs excellently with raspberry, in the same way strawberry pairs well with chocolate.
  • Pumpkin. Tired of pumpkin pie? Give pumpkin fudge a try! This is a great dessert idea for a fall gathering.
  • Gingerbread. A lot of people don't realize that gingerbread can be used for desserts other than cookies! Gingerbread fudge is a spiced, yet sweet, dessert that should be on your to-do list this holiday season.
  • Red velvet. Making fudge for Valentine's Day? Try red velvet! This chocolatey fudge will fit the holiday perfectly with its red color, and will taste great.
  • Raspberry cream. If you love raspberry creamsicles, then this raspberry cream fudge is perfect for you. This is a great one to make during the summer.
  • Sugar cookie. If gingerbread fudge doesn't sound like your thing, try making sugar cookie fudge this holiday season! This is a great way to change up holiday dessert without straying too far from what's traditional.
  • Tiger. This striped fudge has white chocolate, peanut butter, and semi-sweet chocolate. This is a different kind of fudge to try when you've tried all the more common ones!
  • Bear claw. This fudge is primarily chocolate-flavored, with pieces of cashew and caramel inside. This sweet-and-savory fudge is another great flavor to try after you've gone through all the flavors listed above.
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