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Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Fudge

a close up shot of pieces of Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Fudge stacked on top of each other on a plate
This rich, creamy, homemade old-fashioned peanut butter fudge is made on the stovetop for a delicious, old-fashioned treat.
Prep Time 10 mins
Chill Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16
Calories 257 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar, packed
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup mini marshmallows

Instructions
 

  • Start by boiling both sugars, butter, and milk in a pot until it reaches 236°F, then immediately stop.
  • Add in the peanut butter and marshmallows and whip until it starts to thicken.
  • Pour into a buttered 8x8-inch pan. You could also line the pan with parchment paper to make it even easier to lift the fudge out if you’d like to.
  • It takes about one to two hours for the fudge to harden completely. Wait until cooled to room temperature and slice into squares.

Notes

  • Make sure you have a good candy thermometer to precisely measure the temperature of the mixture.
  • You could also line the baking dish with parchment paper or aluminum foil to make it even easier to take out if you’d like to.
  • To help cut the fudge after chilling, score a grid on the top of the fudge when it is barely set but still warm.

Nutrition

Calories: 257kcalCarbohydrates: 38gProtein: 4gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 107mgPotassium: 124mgFiber: 1gSugar: 35gVitamin A: 100IUCalcium: 22mgIron: 1mg