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Reese’s Pieces Fudge

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Quick and simple to make, this fun Reese's pieces fudge is a favorite! Creamy chocolate fudge packed with small pieces of peanut butter candy bursts make this a delicious choice year round.
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  1. REESE’S PIECES FUDGE INGREDIENTS
  2. HOW TO MAKE THIS REESE’S PIECES FUDGE RECIPE
  3. HOW TO SERVE
  4. STORAGE
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Quick and simple to make, this fun Reese’s pieces fudge is sure to be a favorite! We love both Reese’s pieces and creamy, smooth homemade chocolate fudge, so combining those extraordinary flavors into one sweet treat is a crowd-pleasing hit.

Want more delicious fudge recipes? We love tiger fudge and rocky road for easy fudge recipes. Check out our Reese’s Cheesecake for a truly decadent dessert.

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REESE’S PIECES FUDGE INGREDIENTS

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You’ll need:

  • 2 cups of chocolate cake mix
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • ½ cup butter
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¾ cup Reese’s Pieces + an extra handful to decorate the top of the fudge

SUBSTITUTIONS AND ADDITIONS

MIX-INS: Mix Reese’s pieces with Reese’s peanut butter chips or milk chocolate chips for a great way to make this already perfect recipe even better.

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HOW TO MAKE THIS REESE’S PIECES FUDGE RECIPE

STEP ONE: In a medium bowl, combine the chocolate cake mix and the powdered sugar. Set aside.

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STEP TWO: In a separate bowl, mix together the butter and milk, then add to the chocolate cake mix and powdered sugar.

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STEP THREE: Once well mixed, add in the ¾ cup of Reese’s Pieces.

STEP FOUR: Pour the fudge mixture into an 8×8 square pan, gently pressing it down with your hands.

PRO TIP:

Line your square baking pan with parchment paper or foil to make it easy to pop out of the container once your fudge has set.

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STEP FIVE: Sprinkle the extra Reese’s Pieces on top.

PRO TIP:

To make it easier to cut later, you can lightly score the top of the fudge with a sharp knife before chilling.

STEP SIX: Place the fudge in the fridge to set for a few hours. Remove and cut and into squares.

PRO TIP:

Use a nice, sharp knife when cutting your fudge so that the edges come out clean.

HOW TO SERVE

Peanut butter lovers will gobble up this amazing creamy fudge . It would be the perfect addition to holiday gifts along with our gingerbread fudge and eggnog fudge. This tasty treat is also great for a snack any time of year with an iced tea to wash it down.

STORAGE

ON THE COUNTER: You can store this extraordinary, irresistible rich fudge in an airtight container for up to a few days at room temperature. Separate the layers with wax paper so the pieces of fudge don’t stick together.

IN THE FREEZER: This easy recipe freezes well in a freezer-safe container for up to 3 months. It is best to separate the pieces of fudge with wax paper so they don’t stick together.

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This Reese’s fudge recipe is a tasty, rich dessert without much work — you’ll love how fast this no-fail fudge is to make with the hardest part being the chilling stage. Plus, it’s colorful with a great texture and irresistible peanut butter taste and, of course, you can never go wrong with the combination of peanut butter and chocolate.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Can this simple fudge recipe be frozen?

This decadent fudge freezes exceptionally well. Store in an airtight container for up to three months. This is a great option if you are planning to give this as a homemade gift. Make ahead of time and store until you are ready to share it.

How do I slice chilled fudge easily?

To easily slice the fudge, dip a large sharp flat knife in boiling water, dry it completely and cut one long slice (the heat will help the blade to glide through).

Can I mix in other ingredients to this fudge?

Mix nuts, chocolate chips or peanut butter chips into this Reese’s peanut butter fudge for an extra tasty fudge.

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Reese’s Pieces Fudge

5 from 2 votes
Quick and simple to make, this fun Reese's pieces fudge is a favorite! Creamy chocolate fudge packed with small pieces of peanut butter candy bursts make this a delicious choice year round.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 9 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings 24

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups chocolate cake mix
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • ½ cup butter
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¾ cup Reese’s Pieces plus an extra handful to decorate the top of the fudge

Instructions
 

  • Combine the chocolate cake mix and the powdered sugar. Set aside.
  • Mix butter and milk together, then combine with the chocolate cake mix and powdered sugar. Mix thoroughly.
  • Add in the ¾ cup of Reese’s Pieces.
  • Pour the fudge into a greased 8×8 baking dish, gently pressing it down with your hands. Sprinkle the extra Reese’s Pieces on top.
  • Place the fudge in the fridge to set for a few hours. Remove and cut and into squares.

Notes

TIP: Line your square baking pan with parchment paper or foil to make it easy to pop out of the container once your fudge has set.
TIP: To make it easier to cut later, you can lightly score the top of the fudge with a sharp knife before chilling.
TIP: Use a nice, sharp knife when cutting your fudge so that the edges come out clean.

Nutrition

Sodium: 129mg | Calcium: 23mg | Vitamin A: 122IU | Sugar: 17g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 57mg | Cholesterol: 10mg | Calories: 146kcal | Saturated Fat: 4g | Fat: 7g | Protein: 1g | Carbohydrates: 21g | Iron: 1mg
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