Peanut Butter Penuche

Total Time
40mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

A rich yet simple to make peanut butter Fudge. The brown sugar gives it a nice caramel like flavor

Directions

  1. Butter the bottom and sides of a heavy 4-quart saucepan.
  2. In pan, combine the sugars, milk, corn syrup and salt.
  3. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugars dissolve and mixture begins to boil.
  4. Reduce heat; attach candy thermometer to pan.
  5. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until thermometer reads 236°F.
  6. Remove from heat; add peanut butter but do not stir it in; set pan aside.
  7. Do not stir or move pan during cooling.
  8. When thermometer reaches 115°F, add vanilla extract.
  9. Beat by hand until mixture loses its gloss; pour into buttered pan.
  10. When penuche is only slightly warm, cut into small squares.

Reviews

(2)
Most Helpful

Definitely a hit. My boyfriend loves fudge and peanut butter, and asked for me to make some for him. I tried this recipe and WOW it was so easy and tasty. I may have stirred it too much at the end, before pouring it in the pan, because it was very very stiff and didn't pour at all. I had to press it down with saran-wrap covered hands, and once it rested/cooled a bit, it was just great. Very tasty.

Lu, Falling. October 25, 2005

Great flavor for peanutbutter fudge! I cant wait to try making this with evaporated milk!

Twitterpated September 17, 2004

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