Ready in 45 minutes
My Grandmother gave me this excellent peanut butter candy recipe over 35 years ago, and I have been making it ever since. The recipe produces a creamy, smooth, melt-in-your-mouth fudge that's so easy to make and Oh, So Delicious...
"Peanut butter fudge has always been my favorite, but I never knew how truly wonderful it could be until I found this recipe! I've made it three times in the week since I found it - family and friends rave and simply MUST have the recipe. It's gotta be the corn syrup - my old recipe didn't have it - but it's hard to believe that 1.5 ounces could make such a remarkable difference! Thank you for sharing this terrific recipe. All my parts - except my waistline - applaud you!"- Bjlam
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Grease a 9-by-13-inch baking pan and, if desired, line prepared pan with overlaping sheets of either parchment or wax paper, greased on both sides, pushing paper into corners and up sides of pan, allowing excess paper to overhang pan edges to create handles. Set pan aside.
Melt butter or margarine in a large heavy-bottomed sauce pan over low heat. Add sugar, corn syrup and evaporated milk, stirring until well blended. Increase heat to medium-high and bring mixture to a boil. 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). Remove pan from heat, add peanut butter, marshmallow creme and vanilla, stirring until well combined (it should be a pale cream color). Stir in pecans, if desired. Pour mixture into prepared pan and let cool at room temperature on wire rack until firm (or, once cooled, place pan in refrigerator to speed firming). Remove fudge from pan using paper handles, peel off paper and cut into 1-inch squares. Store in an airtight container (layers seperated by wax paper) in the frige for up to a week.
1) Put peanut butter and marshmallow creme into a separate bowl before starting, making it easier to add all at one time after sugar is cooked.
2) Try lining the prepared pan with overlapping parchment or wax paper greased on both sides. The fudge will come out much easier. Just peel off the paper and cut.
3) This recipe makes enough fudge to split between two 8-by-8-inch pans since not everyone likes nuts.
4) Refrigerate fudge.
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RayKettler 1 month agoFirst time fudge maker, this was simple and fantastic!!!
Bunnyn2baking 4 months agoBest Peanut Butter Fudge Ever! Followed recipe and it came out delicious. Thanks for the recipe sgrishka!:)
JordanA18 8 months agoIf you like peanut butter, you will love these! Highly addictive, so make a lot.
CYAG 9 months agoEasy to make-Awesome to eat! All of your listings I have tried are terrific! Thanks for posting.
roseangel5747 9 months agoAwesome. It was very rich and creamy. It came out just perfect.
ebyrne_98 11 month agodelicious!! it was a big hit!! will definitely make it again!!
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88ckp88 11 month agoThank you its a much requested item
rangerwife 11 month agoThis was my first time making fudge ever. This recipe was simple and the fudge came out perfect! Tastes as good as the picture looks!
kpakov 11 month agowe couldnt get enough of this fudge.....
kristab13 11 month agoFirst time that I have even attempted to make fudge and this recipe made it easier than I ever imagined. Delicious!! People are still asking me to make this for them!! Thanks for sharing!!
ImaTasteeTreat 11 month agoThis is the first time I have made fudge correctly, and I'm glad I used this recipe!!!!! Oh my goodness! It's amazing! A big hit with everyone!
AnnMarieWhenham 11 month agoMy Christmas cookie platter isn’t complete without Peanut Butter Fudge and this is the BEST homemade Peanut Butter Fudge that I have ever made. I've made it three times so far. It's easy to make, you just have to have patience, and our family and friends have all raved about it and simply MUST have the recipe.
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joannescipper 11 month agoYummy
CherieBonine 12 months agoI couldn't stop eating this fudge! It was by far the best fudge I've ever had. Rave reviews from my friends and family as well.
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foolishbaker 1 year agoTerrific recipe! Thank you for the best peanut butter fudge we have ever had, I'm adding this one to my favorites.
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Abwhitfi 1 year agoEveryone loves this! Big hit at my house!