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Peanut Butter Fudge

The best peanut butter fudge recipe you'll find.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword christmas dessert, Peanut Butter Fudge
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 42 squares
Calories 79kcal
Author Miranda Couse


  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 T. salted butter
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup chocolate candy melts for garnish (optional)


  • Line an 8x8 pan with tin foil. Set aside.
  • In a large saucepan, add in the sugar, milk, and butter, Turn the burner onto medium and stir until everything is dissolved.
  • Measure out the peanut butter and have it ready.
  • Using a candy thermometer, bring the mixture up to 236-239 degrees or soft ball stage. Stir occasionally.
  • Remove from heat and quickly add in the peanut butter. Stir until the peanut butter is completely combined into the sugar mixture.
  • Pour into the pan and place into the fridge into chilled. It will probably take 30-45 minutes. Cut into small squares.

For Garnish

  • Microwave the coating chocolates in 20 second intervals until completely melted. Using a spoon, drizzle the chocolate over top of the fudge squares. Let the chocolate set.


Thank you Vicky for the recipe!


Calories: 79kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 31mg | Potassium: 47mg | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 0.1mg