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    Peanut Butter Fudge

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    20 mins

    5 mins

    15 mins

    chelgilm's Note:

    I found this recipe off of food network. It was emerils. This is the best peanut butter fudge i have ever had. I hope you like it.

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    1. 1
      Lightly butter an 8x8 inch pan.
    2. 2
      In medium saucepan, combine both of the sugars, corn syrup, milk, salt, and baking soda.
    3. 3
      Over medium high heat, bring to a boil stirring often.
    4. 4
      Using a candy thermometer, cook while stirring often until temperature is 236 (about soft-ball stage) Don't overcook.
    5. 5
      Remove saucepan from heat and stir in chilled butter and peanut butter and vanilla.
    6. 6
      Stir until smooth.
    7. 7
      Pour into the prepared pan.
    8. 8
      Put in refrigerator and let set.
    9. 9
      When cooled off completely cut into pieces and store in container for up to 1 week.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 18, 2010


      Great Fudge! I wanted a recipe that didn't use marshmellow and this one is wonderful! Thank you for posting.

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    • on February 12, 2007


      I was estatic to see an Emeril recipe that had simple ingredients (and everything I keep on hand)because a lot of his recipes look great but use exotic/expensive ingredients. I was even happier to see how easy the recipe is to make (no complicated steps). You don't even really need a thermometer, if you know how to test the soft ball stage in ice cold water (I've done this a bunch of times when my thermometer went missing). The fudge set up quickly in the fridge and was definitely smooth and creamy! I personally did not find the fudge to have a very strong peanut butter flavor though which I prefer. So I decided to experiement by heating the fudge to 238-240 (this is still a soft ball stage, just the higher side of it)AND used 9 TBS of peanut butter (which is 1/2 cup plus one extra TBS).I figured if I just added the extra peanut butter it might not set. This made the most wonderful peanut butter flavored fudge! It was a bit softer than the original recipe but we like a soft fudge around here so it was a sure winner. The only downside of this recipe is it doesn't make very much and with a house full of people it usually doesn't last through the day! That is a good thing though right? :)

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    • on August 03, 2006


      I have made this fudge for at least 3 years since I saw Emeril do it. It is by far the creamiest and best tasting and one of the easiest. One of my standbys when I need a sweet peanut butter fix and btw it does keep longer than 1 week, just keep it in the refrigerator, if you can keep from eating it that long. Thanks for posting chelgilm!

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    Nutritional Facts for Peanut Butter Fudge

    Serving Size: 1 (93 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 413.3
    Calories from Fat 117
    Total Fat 13.0 g
    Saturated Fat 4.7 g
    Cholesterol 14.4 mg
    Sodium 310.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 73.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
    Sugars 64.2 g
    Protein 5.0 g

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