Bready or Not Original: Quick Peanut Butter Chocolate Fudge

Posted by on Dec 18, 2019 in Blog, Bready or Not, chocolate, fudge, gluten-free, no-bake dessert | 0 comments

 Holiday time can be all kinds of hectic, but if you need a sweet treat in limited time, this Quick Peanut Butter Fudge will be adored by all chocolate and peanut butter lovers!

Bready or Not Original: Quick Peanut Butter Chocolate Fudge

This thing literally comes together in under five minutes. Give it a couple hours to set in the fridge, and there you go. Plus, it keeps for weeks in the fridge (if you can make it last that long) and it can be frozen for ages.

Bready or Not Original: Quick Peanut Butter Chocolate Fudge

I love using walnuts in this fudge, but any nut will do. Can you make it without nuts? Sure, but I find that a little bit of crunch is great for texture. Some seeds could work in this, too, if you need to avoid an allergen (keeping in mind, this already includes peanut butter chips!).

Bready or Not Original: Quick Peanut Butter Chocolate Fudge

My husband had co-workers describe this fudge as “crack.” Consider yourself warned.

Bready or Not Original: Quick Peanut Butter Chocolate Fudge

I’ve shared a number of quick fudge recipes over the years. Here are some others to try out!

Cookies and Milk Quick Fudge

Five-Minute Spicy Mexican Fudge

Quick Maple Cookie Fudge

Quick Cake Batter White Chocolate Fudge

Gingerbread Cookie Dough Fudge

Oreo Fudge

No-Bake Peanut Butter Pretzel Fudge

Lemon Cake Batter Fudge

Bready or Not Original: Quick Peanut Butter Chocolate Fudge

Bready or Not Original: Quick Peanut Butter Chocolate Fudge

This fudge come together in about 5 minutes thanks to the microwave, and results in a smooth fudge reminiscent of peanut butter cups. Cut the pieces small--they are decadent and addictive!
Course: Dessert, Snack
Keyword: chocolate, no bake, peanut butter, quick fudge
Author: Beth Cato

Equipment

  • 8x8 or 9x9 pan

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 10- ounce bag peanut butter chips 1 bag
  • 8- ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips about 3/4 bag
  • 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup walnuts or other nuts, chopped

Instructions

  • Line a small square pan with foil and apply nonstick spray or butter.
  • In a large microwave-safe bowl, melt butter with a zap or two in microwave. Add peanut butter, chips, chocolate chips, and sweetened condensed milk. Heat in a couple 30-second bursts, stirring well between each, and continuing until the mixture is smooth. Fold in nuts.
  • Pour into prepared pan. Smooth out using an uneven spatula, taking fudge to edges and pressing down to remove any bubbles.
  • Chill in fudge for at least two hours. Use foil to lift onto cutting board for easy slicing. Store in a sealed container with waxed paper between the layers; keep in fridge as long as a month, or freeze for longer.

OM NOM NOM!

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