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How to Make Peanut Butter Fudge

How to Make Peanut Butter Fudge like a Dessert Diva Would

Learn how to make peanut butter fudge from the comfort of your kitchen, it is easy-to-make and sinfully delicious too.
Tastessence Staff
Last Updated: Mar 5, 2018
Peanut butter, which is almost like a staple food eaten at breakfast or perhaps any time of the day, in several countries around the world, has several interesting recipes associated with it. It can be made into sandwiches, cookies, or even pancakes. One such recipe is the peanut butter fudge.
Classic Peanut Butter Fudge
The rich and creamy peanut butter is combined with the essence of mesmerizing vanilla to create a mouth-watering delight.
Ingredients
  • Peanut butter - ¾ cup
  • Butter - ½ cup
  • Milk - ½ cup
  • Brown sugar - 2 ¼ cups
  • Vanilla extract - 1 teaspoon
  • Confectioners' sugar - 3½ cups
Preparation:
  • First of all, melt the butter in a saucepan using a medium flame.
  • Now, add the brown sugar and pour in the milk.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil and keep on stirring continuously.
  • Now, remove from the stove and blend in the peanut butter and vanilla extract.
  • Pour the mixture into a large mixing bowl and blend it with the sugar.
  • Beat the mixture well until you get a smooth paste-like consistency.
  • Pour the mixture into an 8x8-inch dish.
  • Allow it to chill in the refrigerator until it becomes firm.
  • Cut pieces of your desired shape and size and serve with sprinkled sugar for garnish.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge
Well, if you just cannot do without chocolate, and go gaga over peanut butter, this is the recipe that combines both heavenly chocolate and the creamy peanut butter.
Ingredients
  • Peanut butter - 1 cup
  • Cocoa powder - 1½ teaspoon
  • Sugar - 2 cups
  • Milk - 1 cup
  • Margarine - ½ cup
  • Vanilla extract - 1 teaspoon
Preparation
  • Mix the milk, margarine, and sugar in a saucepan and add a pinch.
  • Boil the mixture stirring it frequently.
  • Once a soft ball is formed, remove from stove.
  • Now, add the peanut butter and vanilla extract.
  • Beat the mixture until it becomes sufficiently creamy.
  • Pour the mixture into buttered pans and allow it to cool down.
  • Once solidified, cut into pieces and garnish with some chocolate chips or roasted peanuts
Sugar-free Peanut Butter Fudge For Weight Watchers
For those looking to keep their calorie intake in check, will benefit from making this sugar-free fudge where the ingredients are still just as delicious when it comes to this kind of dessert.
Ingredients:
  • Dark unsweetened chocolate - 8 oz.
  • Peanut butter - 1 cup
  • Sugar substitute - 1 cup
  • Margarine - 1/2 cup
  • Pinch of salt
Preparation
  • First of all, melt the chocolate and blend in all the ingredients.
  • Pour the mixture into a pan.
  • Allow the mixture to cool down until it solidifies.
  • Cut the fudge into pieces and serve.
  • Garnish with grated dark chocolate
Coffee Peanut Butter Fudge
Try out this delicious recipe that combines the beautiful aroma of coffee with the goodness of crunchy peanut butter chunks.
Ingredients
  • Sugar - 2½ cup
  • Water - ½ cup
  • Corn syrup - ½ cup
  • Egg whites - 2
  • Coffee liqueur - 1 teaspoon
  • Peanut butter chips - ½ cup
  • Coffee-flavored chocolate chips - ½ cup
Preparation
  • Mix the water, sugar, and corn syrup in a pan and cook over low flame.
  • Make sure to stir the mixture gently until the sugar dissolves.
  • Allow the mixture to cook over medium heat for around 3 minutes.
  • Cook until the mixture thickens to form a ball and then, remove from heat.
  • Now, beat the egg whites in a mixing bowl and pour the sugar mixture over the egg whites.
  • Make sure while you mix the sugar and egg white, beat the mixture constantly at high speed.
  • Add the coffee liqueur and continue beating for about 3-4 minutes.
  • Now, add the peanut butter chips and coffee chips.
  • Pour in a pan and allow to cool until solidification.
  • Cut out the fudge and serve with a sprinkle of sweetened cocoa.