There are just some flavours that you know will work well together and that people love to eat together. Chocolate and peanut butter just work so well together and are a very popular duo that is seen a lot together.
This combination is sweet from the chocolate yet salty from the peanut butter. You get the best of both worlds.
Likewise fudge can be brought and made using this classic combination. There are a vast range of recipes out there for the best chocolate and peanut butter fudge recipes that you can try to do at home.
We have put together the 10 best chocolate and peanut butter fudge recipes that you can try at home. The recipes range from easy to slightly more effort, so you will be able to find a recipe that matches your skills easily.
1. 3 Ingredient Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge
This is one of the easiest fudge recipes that comes from Spend with Pennies. It only uses three ingredients. It is also incredibly easy to make as you just need a microwave. There is an option to add chopped nuts or chocolate chips on top of the fudge. This is a simple fudge recipe that all your friends and family will love.
How To Make
To make this fudge all you will need is sweetened condensed milk, chocolate chip and peanut butter.
Step 1 – Microwave the sweetened condensed milk and chocolate chips and then add the peanut butter.
Step 2 – At this stage you can now spread the batter into your prepared tin and top with any toppings that you desire. The hardest part about this recipe is waiting for the fudge to set.
The end result will be a thick and dense fudge. This recipe makes about 16 pieces of fudge and only takes 5 minutes to make. Ideal for bakers who don’t have a lot of baking experience.
2. 3 Ingredient Layered Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge
This next recipe comes from Recipes Worth Repeating. With the recipe you see a clear distinction between the peanut butter and the chocolate as they each have their own layer. Again this recipe only uses three ingredients and can be made using the microwave.
How To Make
This rich and creamy fudge is made with semi sweet chocolate chips, peanut butter and sweetened condensed milk. It is up to you whether you decide to use smooth or chunky peanut butter, although the type of peanut butter that you choose will affect the texture of the peanut butter layer.
Step 1 – For this recipe, half of the sweetened condensed milk is melted and mixed with the peanut butter and the other half is mixed and melted with the chocolate chips.
Step 2 – Layer peanut butter fudge layer on top of the chocolate fudge layer. However, it is up to you which order you go with. Some prefer peanut butter on top while others prefer the chocolate layer on top.
This is a simple recipe with a lot of possibilities, but the end result will always be delicious.
3. Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge
With just 3 ingredients and only 1 gram of sugar per piece of fudge, this recipe from Eating Bird Food, is truly a healthy option for anyone watching their weight or sugar intakes. This low sugar fudge recipe is still super tasty to eat and easy to make.
How To Make
You only need for this recipe natural peanut butter, dark chocolate chips and chopped roasted peanuts. The chopped peanuts are an optional extra for some more texture, so it is up to you whether you include them or not.
Step 1 – You will melt the chocolate and add the peanut butter.
Step 2 – After that you will pour this mixture into your tin and this is where you can add the chopped peanuts and then chill.
A very simple but healthy chocolate peanut butter fudge recipe.
4. 4 Ingredient Easy Swirled Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge
This recipe comes from Sprinkle Bakes and this fudge will look impressive. This fudge recipe is really easy to make, just like the others we have seen on this list.
It looks very attractive and only uses 4 ingredients. What is so great about this recipe is that one batch makes around 32 pieces, so more than enough to give as gifts or to hand out at a party or social gathering.
How To Make
Not only does this fudge look like it’s been made by a professional, but it has a silky smooth texture. All you will need is semi sweet chocolate chips, salted butter, sweetened condensed milk and peanut butter baking chips.
Step 1 – Half of your butter will be combined with the semi sweet chocolate chips and 1 cup of the sweetened condensed milk.
Step 2 – This mixture is heated until it is all blended together.
Step 3 – This process is then repeated with the remaining condensed milk, butter and the peanut butter baking chips.
Step 4 – The chocolate mixture is then poured into your tin, and the peanut butter layer is placed on top. Then by using a butter knife, swirl the peanut butter into the chocolate layer.
The swirls that you create make this chocolate peanut butter fudge look really appetizing to eat, and are very simple to achieve.
5 Ingredient Crunchy Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge
The crunchy chocolate peanut butter fudge recipe comes from Marsha’s Baking Addiction. This thick and creamy fudge recipe only uses 5 ingredients and a microwave. This is a quick and easy fudge recipe that any baker of any level will be able to complete and enjoy.
How To Make
For this recipe, you will need any kind of good quality chocolate, smooth peanut butter, vanilla, sweetened condensed milk and salted peanuts. It is the salted peanuts that give this recipe it’s crunchy name.
Step 1 – After adding your peanut butter and chocolate to a bowl, microwave these ingredients together until they become smooth.
Step 2 – Stir in your sweetened condensed milk, vanilla and salted peanuts.
Step 3 – Spread this batter into your tin and leave to set for 2 to 4 hours.
This crunchy chocolate peanut butter fudge is really quick and easy to make. It is ideal for sharing or giving as a gift, as it has a soft and creamy texture packed with chocolate and peanut flavors.
6. Salted Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge
An easy 5 ingredient chocolate and peanut butter fudge that you will love. This recipe is courtesy of Flavor the Moments. This fudge is all about simplicity but bold flavors. Sometimes fudge can be overly sweet, however that isn’t an issue with this fudge. The salt works with the peanut butter to combat the sweetness of the dark chocolate.
How To Make
This recipe calls for dark chocolate chips, coconut oil (this can be changed for unsalted butter), sweetened condensed milk, peanut butter and chopped salted peanuts.
Step 1 – Half of the sweetened condensed milk is combined with the dark chocolate and coconut oil.
Step 2 – Once it is all melted you can add your chopped peanuts and pour into your tin.
Step 3 – After that combine the rest of the milk and peanut butter together and pour this on top of your chocolate layer. With any remaining nut and chocolate chips you can press these into the top of the fudge and set.
A simple fudge recipe that combined sweet and salty perfectly.
7. White Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge
When it comes to white chocolate peanut butter fudge, we have chosen a recipe from Dash of Sanity. Only four ingredients are needed for indulgent and rich fudge. This fudge is great to make any time of the year, but really suits Christmas time.
How To Make
The ingredients included in this recipe include sweetened condensed milk, peanut butter (this recipe has gone with smooth peanut butter, but you are welcome to try it with crunchy peanut butter too), vanilla and white chocolate chips.
Step 1 – This recipe calls for you to heat the sweetened condensed milk and peanut butter until it starts to bubble, but you must make sure you are constantly stirring.
Step 2 – Once the bubbling begins after about 7 to 9 minutes, this is when you take the mixture off the heat and add your vanilla and white chocolate chips.
Step 3 – Spread the mixture out in your tin and chill.
A simple recipe that uses white chocolate and creates a sweet yet creamy fudge full of that peanut butter flavor. A great winter or christmas treat that can be cut into 20 squares.
8. Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge
Anyone can make chocolate peanut butter fudge and this recipe comes from Tasty. This recipe only has 5 ingredients and you will be able to make 25 pieces of glorious vegan fudge.
How To Make
For this recipe you will need coconut butter, maple syrup, peanut butter, vanilla extract and chocolate baking bar.
Step 1 – You will heat the coconut butter and maple syrup together until it forms a dense paste.
Step 2 – Then you will add vanilla extract and peanut butter, until a smooth and pourable texture is created.
Step 3 – Remove from the heat and melt your chocolate.
Step 4 – Half of the peanut butter mixture is then added to the tin and the chocolate is added to the other half of the mixture and added on top of the peanut butter layer.
Step 5 – Then it is ready to set and you will have some delicious fudge.
9. Traditional Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge
For our first recipe we are starting with a classic and traditional chocolate peanut butter fudge. This recipe comes from My Country Table. This recipe is for a slightly more confident baker, but anyone with a candy thermometer will be able to successfully complete this recipe.
How To Make
For this recipe, you will need sugar, cocoa powder, milk, unsalted butter, peanut butter and vanilla.
Step 1 – In a large saucepan combine sugar, salt, cocoa powder and milk and boil on a medium heat.
Step 2 – Once the mixture gets to 234 degrees then remove from the heat and add your peanut butter, unsalted butter and vanilla.
Step 3 – Beat everything together until it is all combined. Then spread the mixture in your tin and set.
This recipe will take about 15 minutes. This fudge will melt in your mouth and impress your friends and family as it tastes like traditional fudge.
10. Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge
Can you really have too much chocolate? This recipe is courtesy of An Italian in my Kitchen, who was inspired by Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups for this fudge recipe.
This is a creamy fudge, where the peanut layer is sandwiched between a chocolate fudge layer and melted chocolate. This fudge ideal to give as gifts or to have as a special treat.
How To Make
For this recipe you will require: milk chocolate, powdered sugar, peanut butter, condensed milk and chocolate chips.
Step 1 – To make this fudge, you will melt milk chocolate and spread it at the bottom of your tin and chill while you make the fudge.
Step 2 – Next you’ll whisk powdered sugar with peanut butter and milk until smooth and then cover your melted chocolate layer.
Step 3 – Now you will heat your chocolate chips and the sweetened condensed milk until everything has melted together.
Step 4 – Then remove from the heat and spread on top of the peanut butter layer.
Step 5 – Finally you can sprinkle dark chocolate chips and peanut butter chips on top and then chill the whole thing.
This looks like a very grand, mouth watering fudge. Any baker will be able to make this recipe, it will take a bit of time to perfect, but it is worth it for the end result.
We have given you the 10 best chocolate and peanut butter fudge recipes that you should make. There is a recipe for any type of experienced baker here. Chocolate and peanut butter are a winning combination, therefore you know all of these recipes are going to taste great.