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Easy Peanut Butter Fudge - TSLCI love this easy peanut butter fudge!

I love chocolate! I can never seem to get enough of it. This is the recipe I go to when there is nothing chocolate in the house. It’s quick, easy and good.  A great recipe for the holidays or just anytime.

1 cup peanut butter
2 sticks butter or margarine or one cup or 16 tablespoons
2 cups confectionery sugar
1/2 cup chocolate chips
1/2 cup walnut pieces
In a pan on low to medium heat melt peanut butter, chocolate chips and butter.  Remove from heat and add sugar. Mix well with spoon.  Fold in walnuts.  Spray an 8 x 8 x 2 inch pan and pour in fudge. Place in refrigerator for several hours until hard enough to cut.  ENJOY!
If you like this recipe, you might also like my recipe for Penuche Fudge.
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  1. Susan Johnson says:

    I would like to make a double batch, so would I double all the ingredients? That would mean 4 sticks of butter?!

  2. Susan Bills says:

    Oh, my! This fudge is amazing! Why are all these posts so old? Doesn’t anyone make fudge any more? Homemade candy is the best! Thanks also for the saltiness cracker toffee. It’s so easy and so addictive!

    • The Southern Lady says:

      Our website is been around a long time, so a lot of our post are from years ago, but that doesn’t make them any less delicious! We love this fudge and the toffee 🙂

  3. To make it have more of a peanut butter flavor I switched chocolate chips with peanut butter ones awesome!

  4. I think the peanut butter fudge recipe means 2 pounds of confectionate sugar NOT 2 cups.

  5. Love this recipe! Not only is it easy, everyone loves it!

  6. What kind of favor Pam to use to spray bottom of pan with???

  7. Sharon Clausen says:

    Sounds delicious, cain’t wait to try it for christmas.

  8. We have always made this with 1/4 cup cocoa instead of chocolate chips for over 60 years. So if you don’t have chocolate chips on hand give it a try. So easy to make.

  9. thank you so much…i know i can do this..omg been looking for something this easy forever..

  10. Lillian Dorris says:

    Is it dark chocolate chips or milk chocolate chips! Thanks, love all these recipes!

  11. Kim Smith says:

    This is my new favorite fudge. It was so easy to make and it is so creamy and delicious. Thanks.

  12. Sounds awesome, I am making some now, have it the refrigerater and my younger son “called” the bowl lol. Smells amazing and tastes pretty good. Now it’s time to just sit and wait.

  13. Remembering when I made this (immediately) when you posted it this summer. I’m just glad my holiday baking is done or I’d be tempted to make this fudge and eat it tonight. Delicious and an easy recipe.

  14. Can’t wait to try this! I don’t have a recipe for peanut butter fudge at the moment so this is perfect. One more to add to the holiday baking list!

  15. Oh YUM! But this is dangerous, Judy 🙂 Way too quick and easy. It’s probably just as well that I don’t have the ingredients on hand right now… Probably shouldn’t have fudge instead of supper, huh?

    • Michele, you are absolutely right – did have all the ingredients and immediately made the fudge. I brought some to a friend’s house that night, came home, and started cutting off small bites for myself. The rest will be leaving the house adorning a cookie tray for another friend today. (I hope.) Darn good fudge!

  16. You had me at “easy” and “quick”, oh wait, was the word FUDGE in the heading! Just baked three kinds of cookies but isn’t there always room for fudge??? (Yes.)

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