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peanut butter fudge

Peanut Butter Fudge

Peanut Butter Fudge is the smoothest, creamiest, and easiest fudge ever! Decadent with an over-the-top nutty flavor, it’s an addicting snack and a wonderful edible gift.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Peanut Butter Fudge
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 507kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 4 cups powdered sugar sifted
  • 16 oz brown sugar packed
  • 1 1/2 cup peanut butter smooth or chunky
  • 1 cup butter unsalted
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup chopped peanuts


  • Line an 8-inch square dish with foil or parchment paper, so it has handles on the side for easy peanut butter fudge removal.
  • Add the butter and brown sugar to a medium pot, over medium heat, stir and melt, add the peanut butter, stir and bring to a boil, make sure to stir to combine.
  • Bring to a steady boil and then remove from heat.
  • Stir in the vanilla, and after that the powdered sugar one cup at a time.
  • Once completely combined, transfer to the prepared baking dish and smooth the top with a spatula. Sprinkle chopped peanuts on top.
  • Set aside to cool and set for about an hour.
  • When ready, remove from the baking sheet and cut into squares.



Calories: 507kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Sodium: 377mg | Potassium: 247mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 42g | Vitamin A: 677IU | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg