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Candy Bar Fudge

Rated as 4.61 out of 5 Stars

"This fudge was included in my Christmas treats that I took to the teachers at school. It was the first to be gone, and I had lots of requests for the recipe!"
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Ingredients

2 h 30 m servings 205 cals
Original recipe yields 32 servings (2 3/4 pounds)

Directions

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  1. Grease an 8x8 inch square baking pan.
  2. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine butter, cocoa powder, brown sugar and milk. Microwave until mixture boils. Stir in confectioners' sugar and vanilla extract. Pour into prepared pan.
  3. In a microwave-safe bowl, microwave caramels and water until caramels melt. Stir in peanuts. Spread mixture over chocolate layer.
  4. In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine semisweet and milk chocolate chips; microwave until melted. Spread over caramel layer. Chill for 2 hours, or until firm.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 205 calories; 10 g fat; 28.4 g carbohydrates; 3.2 g protein; 9 mg cholesterol; 124 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I've made this twice now and the second time was a lot easier than the first... The first time, the peanut and caramel mixture was really difficult to spread. The second time, I found a way to m...

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It was just OK for the amount of effort involved! I'm still looking for the right fudge recipe...

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I've made this twice now and the second time was a lot easier than the first... The first time, the peanut and caramel mixture was really difficult to spread. The second time, I found a way to m...

WARNING...WARNING...WARNING! Do NOT allow yourself to be home alone with this fudge! You really should use 50 caramels and a little more water in this. (Also reheat after adding peanuts for ea...

Taste like my favorite candy bar! I went ahead and used a whole pkg of caramels (50) and 1 1/2 tbsp of water. I love caramel and the little bit extra made the peanut/caramel mix easier to spread...

easy to make and very good. the only thing i'd recommend is to keep in mind that the fudge must stay refrigerated, or the caramel melts.

Everyone said how great this fudge was. The only reason I didn't give it 5* is because I found the caramel and peanuts hard to spread on and ended up having to do it with my fingers. I would m...

This recipe is absolutely sinful. I have tried and tried to make fudge over the years and it never comes out right. This time it was excellent. I would however reccomend doubling the caramals...

This is a delicious candy that I will likely make again when it gets to be the holiday candy season. I took it to work and had several requests for the recipe. I lined the pan with foil before ...

Rich and wonderful! I used toasted pecans instead of the peanuts and we loved it.

This is such a wonderful recipe! MMmmmmmmm... Everyone in my family absolutely loved it, and are begging me to make more! Since it uses the microwave it's a super quick and easy recipe. I've ne...