Tuesday Recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

Happy National Fudge Day! There are so many great fudge varieties and recipes out there, but we have gone with something classic for this week’s recipe: chocolate peanut butter fudge. Make this sweet treat to keep in your kitchen for an afternoon pick-me-up, or bring along to a summer party and enjoy!

CC Image Courtesy of Flickr User Jami DwyerWhat you’ll need:

  • 9×9 inch pan
  • Parchment paper
  • Sauce pan
  • 2 3/4 cups white sugar
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon margarine
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions:

  1. Line the 9×9 inch pan with parchment paper.
  2. Combine the sugar, evaporated milk, and cocoa in the saucepan. Stir occasionally over low-medium heat until mixture comes to a rolling boil.
  3. Lower heat and continue cooking to a soft ball stage, about 8 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat, add peanut butter, margarine, and vanilla.
  5. Beat by hand until creamy, then pour into prepared pan.
  6. Place in the refrigerator and allow to fully cool. Cut into squares and serve!

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