EASY Peanut Butter Fudge

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  • This peanut butter fudge is one of my favorite easy no bake desserts to make. All you need is 3 ingredients and 5 minutes to make! It turns out smooth and creamy every time!

    I love making all kinds of candy, fudge, caramels, truffles and more! One of my favorite recipes is for this easy 3-ingredient peanut butter fudge that comes from my grandmother. I’m excited to share with you this yummy recipe that is perfect to make any time of year!

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    This peanut butter fudge is delicious, and one of the easiest fudge recipes I’ve tried. If you love peanut butter, I think you’ll really enjoy this recipe!

    How to make peanut butter fudge

    Alright let’s talk about how easy this microwave peanut butter fudge is to make. Simply…

    1. Combine the 3 ingredients. Add the white chocolate, sweetened condensed milk and peanut butter in a microwave safe bowl.
    2. Microwave for 1 minute. Then give it a good stir until smooth.
    3. Pour into the pan. Then spread it out with a spatula and refrigerate until firm.
    4. Slice and serve. Share with your friends.

    Tip: If you’d like to wrap in individual pieces, I like to cut it into rectangles, then wrap it in wax paper and twist the ends. Then you could place in a box or mason jar tied with ribbon. It makes for a darling gift!

    how to make peanut butter fudge

    How long will this peanut butter fudge last?

    If stored in an airtight container this fudge should stay fresh on the counter for 5-7 days. This fudge will stay fresh 2-3 weeks in the refrigerator and 3+ months in the freezer.

    Should you refrigerate fudge?

    This peanut butter fudge certainly does not need to be refrigerated, but I like to refrigerate it to extend the shelf life. I also love to eat it cold. It is personal preference.

    Can you freeze peanut butter fudge?

    Yes you can definitely freeze this peanut butter fudge recipe. I like to wrap the fudge in foil and then place in an airtight container. It also will keep longer if you freeze within the first few days of making it. When you are ready to take the fudge out of the freezer, simply remove the amount of pieces desired and let thaw on the counter for 30-60 minutes.

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    More fudge recipes:

    If you’re looking for some more inspiration, here are a few of my other favorite fudge recipes.

    Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe

    Course: Dessert
    Cuisine: American
    Keyword: Peanut Butter Fudge
    Prep Time: 3 minutes
    Cook Time: 2 minutes
    Chill time: 45 minutes
    Total Time: 5 minutes
    Servings: 36
    Calories: 90
    Author: Jamielyn Nye
    This peanut butter fudge is super smooth, creamy and one of the easiest fudge recipes ever! 

    Ingredients

    • 10 ounces white chocolate melting wafers
    • 1 cup sweetened condensed milk
    • 1/2 cup peanut butter
    • 1/2 tsp vanilla , optional

    Instructions

    • Line a 8x8" pan with parchment paper or foil. Set aside. 
    • Place the white chocolate, sweetened condensed milk and peanut butter in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 1 minute. Stir for 15 seconds. If there's still chunks microwave another 15-30 seconds. Stir until smooth. Add in vanilla if desired. 
    • Pour the fudge into the pan and then smooth out with a spatula. Try to move quickly as it tends to thicken fast. 
    • Place in the refrigerator, then cut into squares once firm. 

    Notes

    If stored in an airtight container this fudge should stay fresh on the counter for 5-7 days. This fudge will stay fresh 2-3 weeks in the refrigerator and 3+ months in the freezer.

    Nutrition

    Serving: 1square | Calories: 90kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 34mg | Potassium: 77mg | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 0.1mg
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