CHOCOLATE CHIP PEANUT BUTTER FUDGE

This recipe for Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter fudge creates a thick and rich fudge that is so simple to make. Perfect for gift-giving!

CHOCOLATE CHIP PEANUT BUTTER FUDGE

If you are whipping up your favorite fudge and candy recipes to give as gifts for friends and family, make sure you include this recipe for Peanut Butter Fudge! The combination of peanut butter and chocolate together is so delicious!

TIPS FOR MAKING THIS FUDGE RECIPE:

  • You can use creamy peanut butter instead of the crunchy.
  • Also, feel free to leave off the chocolate chips or use mini chocolate chips. Or try sprinkling with salted chopped peanuts for a sweet and salty treat! The fudge is sweet by itself, you don’t need anything else, unless you want it.
  • Store fudge in an airtight container, at room temperature, for about 2 weeks but you can also keep the fudge (in an airtight container) in the fridge for 3-4 weeks. Fudge can also be frozen (again, in an airtight container) for up to 3 months.

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Fudge recipe from The Country Cook, three fudge pieces shown stacked on top of each other with glasses of milk in the backgroundINGREDIENTS NEEDED: (FULL RECIPE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE POST)
salted butter
light brown sugar
heavy cream
crunchy peanut butter
vanilla extract
powdered sugar
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HOW TO MAKE PEANUT BUTTER FUDGE:

Line an 8×8-inch baking pan with parchment paper or nonstick aluminum foil. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter.melted butter in a saucepanThen stir in the brown sugar and heavy cream cream. Allow the mixture to boil, and then remove from heat.brown sugar and heavy cream added to pot with melted butterStir in the crunchy peanut butter and vanilla extract, until well combined.crunchy peanut butter and vanilla extract added to brown sugar mixture in a sauce panMix in the powdered sugar.powdered sugar mixture added to peanut butter mixture in a large sauce panStir until thoroughly combined (mixture will be thick.)powdered sugar mixed into peanut butter mixture in a nonstick sauce panSpread fudge mixture evenly into prepared pan.peanut butter fudge batter spread into a parchment paper line baking panSprinkle the chocolate chips on top.chocolate chips evenly sprinkled on top of peanut butter fudge in a baking panQuickly place pan into the refrigerator until the fudge completely sets (about 3-4 hours.) Cut into bars. slices of peanut butter fudge stacked on a white square plate

Enjoy!

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CHOCOLATE CHIP PEANUT BUTTER FUDGE

This recipe for Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter fudge creates a thick and rich fudge that is so simple to make. Perfect for gift-giving!
Course Candy, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Peanut Butter Fudge
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Cooling Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 15 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 287kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) salted butter
  • 2 1/2 cups light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 3/4 cup crunchy peanut butter
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 1/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Line an 8×8-inch baking pan with parchment paper or nonstick aluminum foil.
  • In a medium saucepan, melt the butter. Then stir in the brown sugar and heavy cream cream.
  • Allow the mixture to boil, and then remove from heat. Stir in the crunchy peanut butter and vanilla extract, until well combined.
  • Mix in the powdered sugar. Stir until thoroughly combined (mixture will be thick.)
  • Spread fudge mixture evenly into prepared pan. Sprinkle the chocolate chips on top.
  • Quickly place pan into the refrigerator until the fudge completely sets (about 3-4 hours.)
  • Cut into bars and serve!

Notes

  • You can use creamy peanut butter instead of the crunchy.
  • Also, feel free to leave off the chocolate chips or use mini chocolate chips. Or try sprinkling with salted chopped peanuts for a sweet and salty treat! The fudge is sweet by itself, you don’t need anything else, unless you want it.
  • Store fudge in an airtight container, at room temperature, for about 2 weeks but you can also keep the fudge (in an airtight container) in the fridge for 3-4 weeks. Fudge can also be frozen (again, in an airtight container) for up to 3 months.

Nutrition

Calories: 287kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 87mg | Potassium: 94mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 44g | Vitamin A: 208IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1mg

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