Grandma's No-Cook Peanut Butter Fudge

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Marlene.

I just got this from my sister today, who told me my Grandma used to make this. Posting in response to a request :) *cook time is fridge time *** Just in case you don't read the reviews of recipes, this is most definitely a soft fudge, it doesn't set up firm like typical fudge!

Top Review by Roxanne J.R.

I am a bit torn about how many stars to give this recipe and can only settle on 4.5. Because I really want to make it again, it gets 5! I cut this recipe way down and did a test run to see how it would turn out. I had no trouble with the fudge setting up and yes it was still a bit sticky from in the fridge but not gooey and falling apart. I loved the soft, melt in your mouth texture but after a few bites the beautiful peanut butter taste seemed to get slightly overpowered by the sweetness of the sugar (and that's saying a lot coming from a sweet tooth like me) Since I like the texture of this fudge so much I am going to try maybe using more peanut butter to balance the sweetness of the sugar. I don't want to mess with the corn syrup amount as I am sure it has something to do with the lovely soft texture of this fudge but using less sugar may make this a sticky, gooey mess. Thank you so much for sharing this recipe. Definitely can't wait to make/enjoy it again. Edit: I made it again by upping the peanut butter and it really changed the texture. I think I will stick with the original recipe and cut the fudge smaller.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix all ingredients WELL.
  2. (using your hands actually mixes it the best).
  3. Press into an 8x8" pan.
  4. (A light spray of Pam is ok).
  5. Toss into the fridge for at least an hour to set up.
  6. Cut into 2" squares.
  7. Eat.
  8. Enjoy!

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