Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge made in the microwave! So easy and perfect for Christmas cookie trays! #fudge #recipes #christmas
5 from 6 votes

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
2 hrs 45 mins
Servings: 30 pieces
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: candy, Christmas, easy Christmas recipes, fudge
Calories: 244 kcal
Layers of chocolate and peanut butter in a simple easy fudge recipe that’s made in the microwave.


For the peanut butter fudge
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla divided
  • 1 pound powdered sugar
  • Pinch of salt
For the chocolate fudge
  • 7 ounces sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 ½ cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons butter


  1. To make the peanut butter fudge, add the peanut butter and butter to a large microwave safe bowl and microwave for 1 minute and 30 seconds. Stir well and return to the microwave for another 1 minute and 30 seconds.

  2. Add 1 teaspoon of vanilla and a pinch of salt to the peanut butter mixture along with the powdered sugar.

  3. Stir well to combine. Mixture will be thick.
  4. Spread mixture into a lined 8x8 baking dish and place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  5. To make the chocolate fudge, add the sweetened condensed milk, chocolate chips, and butter to a microwave safe bowl and microwave for 1 minute and then stir. Continue microwaving and stirring in 30 second bursts until mixture is completely melted and smooth. Stir in the remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla.

  6. Spread the chocolate fudge over the peanut butter fudge and return to the refrigerator for 2 hours to set.
  7. Cut into 30 small pieces.
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge
Amount Per Serving (1 piece)
Calories 244 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 21mg7%
Sodium 109mg5%
Potassium 133mg4%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 22g24%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 235IU5%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 30mg3%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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