Squares of peanut butter fudge in stacks on a marble slab.

Peanut Butter Fudge

Homemade peanut butter fudge. Easy recipe

Course Sweet
Cuisine American
Prep 10 minutes
Setting time 1 hour
Total 10 minutes
Servings 64 pieces (1½ pounds)
Calories 91 kcal
Author Michelle


  • cups unsalted butter (10 ounces)
  • cups smooth peanut butter
  • Pinch of salt
  • teaspoons vanilla extract
  • cups powdered sugar sifted
US Customary - Metric


  1. 1. Butter an 8-inch non-stick baking dish (or line with buttered parchment paper) and set aside.
  2. 2. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, heat the butter and peanut butter until the mixtures comes to a boil. Remove from the heat.
  3. 3. Add the salt and vanilla extract, then stir in the powdered sugar until smooth and no lumps remain.
  4. 4. Pour the fudge mixture into the prepared pan and smooth the top. Press a piece of plastic wrap directly on the fudge and refrigerate until set, at least 1 hour. Cut into squares and serve. Fudge can be stored at cool room temperature in an airtight container.

Recipe Notes

Nutritional values are based on one square of fudge

Nutrition Facts
Peanut Butter Fudge
Amount Per Serving
Calories 91 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 9mg3%
Sodium 28mg1%
Potassium 34mg1%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 110IU2%
Calcium 3mg0%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.