Double Decker Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

This Double Decker Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge, is by far, my most favorite fudge recipe. It is so easy to make and comes together in a matter of minutes. It is the perfect combination of chocolate and peanut butter. Everyone will go crazy for this amazing fudge.

When we were growing up, my mom was notorious for making Christmas “goodie plates” for friends and neighbors.

She would spend a couple of days in the kitchen baking up a storm and it was torture as a child to smell all those yummy cookies and treats and know that they were going to be given away.

One of my favorite treats that my mom would add to her goodie plates was this Double Decker Fudge. As one who loves anything with Chocolate and Peanut Butter combined, this fudge is a weakness of mine.

I bet that I could devour an entire pan by myself without batting an eye. Thank goodness January has a focus on fitness because heaven knows I am going to have to work off my fudge love handles.

could I make this recipe using peanut butter, instead of peanut butter chips?

You could definitely use peanut butter instead of peanut butter chips in this recipe, however we do not recommend it. This recipe is much better when you use peanut butter chips.

They are sweeter, and the texture works better, because it hardens quickly. If you use peanut butter, you will want to let it set up a little longer.

what is the best way to get a clean cut of fudge with this recipe?

Fudge can be a little messy when cutting, however, if you let it set up the full time, it shouldn’t be difficult to cut evenly.

We recommend letting it cool completely, or set up in the fridge, until the fudge hardens.

After it has hardened, place a sharp knife under hot water. Slice the fudge with the hot knife. You may need to run it under hot water every few cuts, to help it cut through smoothly, every time.

I then use a small spatula or fork, to pry out each square of fudge.

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This Rocky Road Fudge may be tied with our German Chocolate Fudge. I honestly don’t know what one is more delicious. Maybe you could be the judge of that.

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Serves: 48

Double Decker Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

2 hr, 20 Prep Time

2 hr, 20 Total Time

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Ingredients

  • 1 (10-12 oz) bag peanut butter chocolate chips
  • 1 (10-12 oz) bag semisweet chocolate chips
  • 4 1/2 cups white granulated sugar
  • 2 (7 oz) jars marshmallow creme
  • 1 1/2 cups evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Line a 13X9" baking pan with aluminum foil.
  2. Using two large bowls, pour peanut butter chips in one and chocolate chips in the other.
  3. Combine the sugar, marshmallow creme, evaporated milk, and butter in a large saucepan and cook over medium heat. When the mixture comes to a boil, stir continuously for 5 minutes (let it boil the entire time you are stirring). Remove the saucepan from heat and add vanilla. Quickly stir to incorporate.
  4. Carefully pour half of the mixture into the peanut butter chips bowl and the other half into the chocolate chips bowl. Stir the peanut butter chips until they are melted and the mixture is smooth (it will take a minute or two). Pour the peanut butter mixture into the bottom of the pan lined with foil.
  5. Now stir the chocolate chip mixture until the chips are completely melted and the mixture is smooth. Carefully pour and spread on top of the peanut butter layer in the pan (I slowly and carefully poured mine on top, then used a spatula to spread it to the edges- if you pour too quickly, it will make holes and dents in your fudge).
  6. Let the fudge cool for a couple of minutes before placing in the fridge. Allow fudge to set up for 2-4 hours, then cut and serve.
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13 Responses to “Double Decker Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge”

  1. My mom gave me this same recipe over 20 years ago, and I have been making it every year at Christmas time since then. It is so much more tasty than the recipes that use peanut butter. I sold this fudge at boutiques for many years and it was always a hit!
  2. Every year I get requests to make my orange creamcicle fudge and that can get rather expensive. I was wondering if you had a 2 ingredient recipe for creamcicle fudge or if you think your recipe could be adapted? I'm thinking it can and considering trying it with the frosting, orange candy melts and orange flavoring. What do you think? Deanna
  3. Joycelyn
    I tried with out 4 1/2 cups more of sugar 2 more hours before ill know who it turns out. 1st time ever thought i migt set kitchen on fire :marshmellow foamed al latte all over burner in process. Had toclean that up and must use bigger deeper pan next time ; whoa what a mess.

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