Peanut Butter Swirled Fudge
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Cook: 35 min. + chilling
- 1 teaspoon plus 1 cup butter, divided
- 4 cups sugar
- 1 cup half-and-half cream
- 3/4 cup baking cocoa
- 1/2 cup dark corn syrup
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
- 1 cup creamy peanut butter
- 2 packages (10 ounces each) peanut butter chips, divided
- Line a 13-in. x 9-in. pan with foil and grease the foil with 1 teaspoon butter; set aside.
- In a large heavy saucepan, combine the sugar, cream, cocoa, corn syrup, salt and remaining butter. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Cook over medium-low heat, without stirring until a candy thermometer reads 234° (soft-ball stage). Remove from the heat; stir in the marshmallow creme, peanut butter and 1 package chips.
- With a hand mixer, beat until mixture begins to lose its gloss, about 6-8 minutes. Fold in remaining chips. Pour into prepared pan. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm.
- Using foil, lift fudge out of pan. Discard foil; cut fudge into 1-in. squares. Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts1 piece: 93 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 41mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.
Sep 15, 2013
This is a great recipe! I have used for many recipes and added almonds, roasted peanuts and miniature marshmallows on top. I love it!
Apr 4, 2013
I am considered a good cook, and my fudge is generally smooth and delicious. However, this recipe is unbelievably good. It is rich, full-flavored, and delectable. Everyone I have served it to concurs. If you like peanut butter/chocolate, you can't miss with this one!
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