Easy Double-Decker Fudge Recipe
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Easy Double-Decker Fudge Recipe

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Microwave-quick and peanut buttery, this easy fudge is just the thing to have on hand for after-school treats or dessert. And don’t forget about it for your cookie plates at the holidays. —Sherri Melotik, Oak Creek, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:64 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 64 servings


  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 cup peanut butter chips
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk, divided
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, divided
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 47 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 15mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch.


  1. Line an 8-in. square pan with foil; butter foil and set aside.
  2. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine peanut butter chips and 2/3 cup milk. Microwave on high for 1 minute; stir. Microwave at additional 15-second intervals, stirring until smooth. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Pour into prepared pan. Refrigerate for 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a microwave-safe bowl combine chocolate chips and remaining milk. Microwave on high for 1 minute; stir. Microwave at additional 15-seconds intervals, stirring until smooth. Stir in remaining vanilla. Spread over peanut butter layer.
  4. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm. Using foil, remove fudge from pan. Cut into 1-in. squares. Yield: about 1-1/2 pounds.
Originally published as Double-Decker Fudge in Simple & Delicious August/September 2010, p37

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Dianaore User ID: 1737743 130190
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2012

"I am like the others. It was easy to make and had few ingredients but it just didn't set well. Not like the photo. It was difficult to cut after 2 hrs int eh refrigerate. After being in the refrigerate 24+ hr it seems to have set better but still doesn't have that fire look of the photo. Still pretty sticky on the fingers. It does taste okay thought so it is not a waste."

alzingone User ID: 5785132 189736
Reviewed Jun. 2, 2012

"This fudge was a disaster for me! We ended up eating it on our ice cream because it never solidified."

tinahall99 User ID: 1590317 120470
Reviewed May. 25, 2011

"This might be the first taste-of-home recipe I have tried (and I've loved thousands) that hasn't worked out. It seems like something is missing to add some structure to this fudge, mine has been in the fridge for hours and is still completely soft. I definitely can't take it out of the pan, I ate some with a spoon and it's just goo."

sylvia_moss User ID: 4270982 174595
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2010

"This was really easy and turned out good. I will be making it again!"

ranger3470 User ID: 4818409 191822
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2010

"Quick and easy. Very well received! I had no problems with it keeping its texture. After sitting out, it was softer, but it was still great. Didn't take long for the whole batch to disappear!"

lssrls User ID: 1447889 189735
Reviewed Sep. 2, 2010

"This is very good and quick, I will be making this again."

librarianlanell User ID: 2035298 109893
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2010

"This is really, really easy, and delicious. I wouldn't really call it fudge, because you have to keep it cold to keep the texture. But so easy and good I will make it again and again."

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