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    My Mother's Cocoa Peanut Butter Fudge

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    21 mins

    5 mins

    16 mins

    southern chef in louisiana's Note:

    My mother makes this all the time. When I was a little girl, she would make it Christmas eve. The smell, for me, is what Christmas should smell like.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 18

    Yield:

    pieces

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Mix sugar, cocoa, milk, syrup, and salt in a heavy, deep pot.
    2. 2
      Turn to high and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. When the mixture is at a rolling boil, turn down to medium and cook until soft ball stage or 236°F.
    3. 3
      Stirring constantly once it's at the right temperature, remove from heat, add the butter, peanut butter and vanilla; stir until well mixed.
    4. 4
      Quickly pour into an 8x8 square pan that has been buttered. Allow to cool before cutting.
    5. 5
      If you like nuts, you may add 1/2 cup of chopped pecans, walnuts, or peanuts when you add butter, peanut butter and vanilla.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 15, 2002

      55

      This was so outstanding! It reminded me exactly of the no bake cookies that I make, but wonderful creamy texture instead of oatie. I love it and so does my whole family. It was intended for a cookie exchange, but my family refuses to let it go!

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    • on November 24, 2002

      55

      this is one of the best fudges my familey has ever had creamy and soft. were gonna make this to go in our christmas baskets

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    • on September 08, 2007

      35

      This fudge turned out a lot smoother than my usual recipe. Next time I'll add a little less sugar. It didn't fill out the 8x8 pan, next time I'll just use a smaller pan. Also it hardens quickly, so smooth it into the pan right away. Yum!

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    Nutritional Facts for My Mother's Cocoa Peanut Butter Fudge

    Serving Size: 1 (44 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 18

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 156.4
     
    Calories from Fat 48
    31%
    Total Fat 5.4 g
    8%
    Saturated Fat 1.8 g
    9%
    Cholesterol 4.6 mg
    1%
    Sodium 56.9 mg
    2%
    Total Carbohydrate 26.8 g
    8%
    Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
    3%
    Sugars 23.5 g
    94%
    Protein 2.4 g
    4%

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