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A plate of Reese's peanut butter cup fudge

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Fudge


  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 to 9 minutes
  • Total Time: 24 minute

Description

Reese’s peanut butter cup fudge is creamy, decadent and rich fudge! It’s going to become a favorite, especially those peanut butter lovers in your life. 


Ingredients

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  • 2 cups chopped Reese’s Peanut Cups
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Extra chopped peanut butter cup for top, optional

Instructions

  1. Line a 9-in. square pan with foil. Butter the foil and set pan aside
  2. In the bowl of an electric mixer combine chocolate chips, marshmallow creme and vanilla. Set aside.
  3. In a heavy saucepan, bring sugar, butter and milk to a boil over medium heat. Cook and stir until a candy thermometer reads 235°-240° (soft-ball stage). Remove from heat and pour over chocolate chip mixture in mixing bowl. Turn mixer on low for a few seconds and then increase speed to medium high/high and beat until creamy and smooth.
  4. Pour half into prepared pan. Sprinkle with chopped peanut butter cups. Top with remaining fudge mixture and spread evenly. If desired, sprinkle with a few more chopped peanut butter cups and gently press down.
  5. Let fudge set at room temperature for a couple hours and then put in the fridge until it’s completely set and firmed up. Lift out of pan and remove foil. Cut into squares.
  6. Store in an air-tight container in a cool, dry place.
  • Category: Candy/Treats