Peanut Butter Fudge
Cuisine: American
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Serves: Makes a 9"x9" square fudge
  • Smooth peanut butter – 1 cup (240 ml)
  • Unsalted butter – 1 cup (230 grams), cut into pieces
  • Salt – ¼ tsp (optional)
  • Vanilla extract – 1 tsp
  • Powdered or icing sugar – 4 cups (430 grams), sifted
  1. Line the bottom and sides of an 8 or 9 inch (20 or 23 cm) square pan with aluminum foil or wax paper.
  2. Butter, or spray with a non-stick cooking spray, the foil or wax paper. Set aside.
  3. Place the peanut butter, butter and salt in a large heatproof bowl placed over a saucepan of simmering water and stir until the ingredients are completely melted.
  4. Then, using a spatula or wooden spoon, stir in the vanilla extract and powdered sugar.
  5. Spread the fudge into the prepared pan, smoothing the top with an offset spatula or the back of a spoon.
  6. Decorate with choco-chips on the top. Be as creative as you want to be!
  7. Cover and place in the refrigerator until firm (at least two hours).
  8. To serve, cut into 1 inch (2.5 cm) pieces. It can be stored in the refrigerator for up to one week.
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