Caramel Peanut Fudge

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This is a dessert that is just to die for! It will be a great hit at any bake sales, picnics, or just for you! Anyone ought to love it.

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs 20 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
96
Yield:
8 dozen

Ingredients

BOTTOM LAYER

  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips

  • ¼ cup butterscotch chips

  • ¼ cup creamy peanut butter

FILLING

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ¼ cup evaporated milk

  • 1 ½ cups marshmallow creme

  • ¼ cup creamy peanut butter

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 ½ cups chopped salted peanuts

CARAMEL

  • 1 (14 ounce) package individually wrapped caramels, unwrapped

  • ¼ cup heavy cream

TOP LAYER

  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips

  • ¼ cup butterscotch chips

  • ¼ cup creamy peanut butter

Directions

  1. Lightly grease a 9x13 inch dish.

  2. For the bottom layer: Combine 1 cup milk chocolate chips, 1/4 cup butterscotch chips and 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter in a small saucepan over low heat. Cook and stir until melted and smooth. Spread evenly in prepared pan. Refrigerate until set.

  3. For the filling: In a heavy saucepan over medium-high heat, melt butter. Stir in sugar and evaporated milk. Bring to a boil, and let boil 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in marshmallow creme, 1/4 cup peanut butter and vanilla. Fold in peanuts. Spread over bottom layer, return to refrigerator until set.

  4. For the caramel: Combine caramels and cream in a medium saucepan over low heat. Cook and stir until melted and smooth. Spread over filling. Chill until set.

  5. For the top layer: In a small saucepan over low heat, combine 1 cup milk chocolate chips, 1/4 cup butterscotch chips, and 1/4 cup peanut butter. Cook and stir until melted and smooth. Spread over caramel layer. Chill 1 hour before cutting into 1 inch squares.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

85 Calories
5g Fat
10g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 96
Calories 85
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 50mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 2g
Calcium 15mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 41mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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