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Sweet and Salty Peanut Butter Nut Fudge

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Skill Level:
Beginner
Yields:
2-1/2 lbs. (64 1-in. pieces)

Your tastebuds will dance with delight with just one bite of this Sweet and Salty Peanut Butter Nut Fudge recipe. REESE’S Peanut Butter Chips deliver the fudge's signature peanut butter flavor. At the same time, the mixture of fluffy marshmallow creme, evaporated milk, sugar, butter and vanilla gives the treat its classic fudgy texture. Add salted mixed nuts for crunch, and you've got the ultimate party treat or a reward for doing something good!

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Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
4 minutes
COOK TIME
14 minutes
Cool Time
2 hours
Chill Time
2 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups
    sugar
  • 1 jar
    marshmallow creme (7 oz)
  • 3/4 cup
    evaporated milk
  • 1/4 cup
    butter (1/2 stick)
  • 1 2/3 cups
  • 2 cups
    salted mixed nuts
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
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Directions

Equipment Needed 
Square Pan 8-Inch Square Pan
Foil Foil
Saucepan 3-Quart Saucepan
Stovetop Stovetop
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Cutting Board Cutting Board
1

Line 8-inch square pan with foil, extending foil over edges of pan.

2

Combine sugar, marshmallow crème, evaporated milk and butter in heavy 3-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a full boil; boil and stir 5 minutes.

3

Remove from heat; gradually add peanut butter chips, stirring until chips are melted. Stir in nuts and vanilla. Pour into prepared pan; cool.

4

Refrigerate or allow to firm at room temperature. Remove from pan; place on cutting board. Peel off foil. Cut into squares. Store, covered, in cool, dry place.

Note: For best results, do not double recipe.

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