Easy 5-Step Peanut Butter Fudge


  • ½ cup butter or margarine
  • ½ cut milk
  • 1 – 16 oz package of brown sugar
  • ¾ cup peanut butter (smooth or crunchy)
  • 3-½ cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Melt butter or margarine in a medium saucepan over medium heat and stir in brown sugar and milk.
  2. Bring to a boil and boil for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in peanut butter and vanilla.
  4. Combine peanut butter mixture with confectioners’ sugar in a large mixing bowl. Beat until smooth.
  5. Pour into a buttered 8-inch dish.

Chill until firm and cut into squares.

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Anne James

Anne James has a wealth of experience in a wide array of interests and is an expert in quilting, cooking, gardening, camping, mixing drinks (bartending), and making jelly. Anne has a professional canning business, has been featured in the local newspaper as well as on the Hershey website, and has been her family canner for decades. Anyone growing up in the South knows that there is always a person in the family who has knowledge of the “old ways,” and this is exactly what Anne is. With over 55 years of experience in these endeavors, she brings a level of hands-on knowledge that is hard to surpass. Amazingly, she doesn’t need to reference many resources due to her vast wealth of experience. She IS the source. Anne wants nothing more than to pass on her extensive knowledge to the next generations, whether that be family or anyone visiting her website, her YouTube channel, or survivalfreedom.com.

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