Peanut Butter Fudge (easy)

Total Time
25mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

This peanut butter fudge is made with 7 common kitchen ingredients. (Corn syrup might be an exception for some kitchens.) This is easy to make and it is smooth and creamy. I have been making it for years and it is great for fund raisers. You can use crunchy peanut butter but I prefer creamy.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a heavy sauce pan over medium heat, mix sugar, milk, margarine and syrup stirring only until sugar dissolves.
  2. While the mixture cooks measure out peanut butter and vanilla and line a square dish with foil and butter it.
  3. Continue cooking mixture until it reaches soft ball on a candy thermometer.
  4. REMOVE FROM HEAT!
  5. THIS IS IMPORTANT AND WILL EFFECT OUT COME.
  6. Let it sit for just a moment (about 5 seconds).
  7. Add peanut butter to hot mixture and stir quickly.
  8. Add vanilla and stir.
  9. Pour into buttered dish.
  10. Let it remain still after pouring and the top will have a glossy shine when it sets up.
  11. (about 2 hours).
  12. Cut into 1 inch squares.
  13. This is very rich.
  14. Note: When I am making this for my family, I just butter a glass dish and cut it out.
  15. For presentation, it is easier to line the pan and remove it before cutting with a thin sharp knife.

Reviews

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I learned that I do not care for fudge that is predominantly sugar. It tasted more like peanut butter sugar crystals. Didn't cut well either. No one cared for. I would prefer a good creamy fudge recipe and use pb chips instead of choc. chips.

Make It Easy! December 19, 2004

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