Set out pieces of this creamy peanut butter fudge on your next holiday tray.

Jif
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Ingredients

48
Original recipe yields 48 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Line a 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan with aluminum foil and then spray with a no-stick cooking spray.

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  • Combine sugar, butter and milk in large saucepan, stirring constantly on medium heat, until mixture comes to a boil.

  • Boil 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.

  • Add peanut butter. Stir until well blended. Add marshmallow creme and vanilla. Beat until well blended.

  • Spread in prepared pan. Cool.

  • Cut into candy-sized pieces. Store in covered container.

Nutrition Facts

136 calories; 5.5 g total fat; 6 mg cholesterol; 90 mg sodium. 20.3 g carbohydrates; 2.5 g protein; Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
03/04/2008
Absolutely the best peanut butter fudge I've ever made. My Mom who is a fudge expert thought it was better than her favorite recipe and that's saying something! This fudge is very creamy and has a nice peanut butter flavor. This fudge is easy to make and would make a great recipe for someone who has never made fudge before. I plan to make this every Christmas. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
10/29/2009
Did not come out great. Made two batches--first one was tasty but didn't look smooth. Second batch was crumbly. Followed the directions and was disappointed. Read the reviews prior to trying it so I was surprised at the results. Really don't like this recipe much at all. Some of the reviews mentioned that they had been using it for years--interesting because Jif Reduced Fat Spread hasn't been on the market for years.??? Read More
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71 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 49
  • 4 star values: 12
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 5
Rating: 5 stars
03/03/2008
Absolutely the best peanut butter fudge I've ever made. My Mom who is a fudge expert thought it was better than her favorite recipe and that's saying something! This fudge is very creamy and has a nice peanut butter flavor. This fudge is easy to make and would make a great recipe for someone who has never made fudge before. I plan to make this every Christmas. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/22/2010
I gave this recipe 4 stars because it has a great basic flavor. I do not think I would make it the same exact way again. Next time I will use way less sugar and see how that goes. I might even cut it down to 2 cups. The fudge was far too sweet. I'll update this with the results next time I make it. I have decreased sugar in other fudge recipes with positive results so I doubt this will be a problem. Also some of the sugar still seemed to be crystallized although the fudge set perfectly. Anyone know what causes this? Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
10/27/2010
This is a simple foolproof recipe. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/07/2010
This is yummy and makes up just like the recipe says. I used regular peanut butter. I cooked this to "fudge" temperature on a thermometer and it took exactly 5 minutes. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/17/2007
I received this recipe from a friend in 1983. Every time I make it I receive requests for the recipe and great praise. This is truly a "You can't eat just one! kind of a fudge!! Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
10/29/2009
Did not come out great. Made two batches--first one was tasty but didn't look smooth. Second batch was crumbly. Followed the directions and was disappointed. Read the reviews prior to trying it so I was surprised at the results. Really don't like this recipe much at all. Some of the reviews mentioned that they had been using it for years--interesting because Jif Reduced Fat Spread hasn't been on the market for years.??? Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/06/2009
This was yummy and very easy to make. The firmness is perfect and the consistency is very near so. I detect just a tiny bit of "grainyness". It is very similar to the PB fudge my dad used to fix. I wonder if using regular PB instead of reduced fat would make it even more peanut buttery. I've tried the Aunt Teen's choc fudge 3 times and came up with a hard crumbly mess each time so I'm glad to see that this came out great. I suspect it may have something to do with adding the marshmallow creme AFTER boiling the mixture. Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
12/02/2009
I followed the recipe every detail. It did not turn out as I expected. When I let the mixture boil for 5 minutes and then took it off to stir in the peanut butter it started getting chunky and then I stirred in the marshmallow it got a little better. Tastes good just looks bad. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/23/2007
This one is great! My mom always used this recipe as I was growing up and I was glad to find it on this site. The fudge has a great flavor and did not come out grainy. I will definitely make it again!!! Read More
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