Snickers Fudge

The following is a post from contributing writer SnoWhite.

snickers-fudge

This fudge is a real treat!  It’s been a family favorite at my house for years.  Tastes just like a snickers bar — only better.  The recipe makes 8 dozen squares of fudge, so plan ahead and give this as a gift this year.

Snickers Fudge

Snickers Fudge

Ingredients

  • 2 cups dark chocolate chips, divided
  • 1/2 cup butterscotch chips, divided
  • 3/4 cup real creamy peanut butter, divided
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 1/2 cups marshmallow cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups dry roasted peanuts, chopped coarsely
  • 14 ounces caramels, unwrapped
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan, melt 1 cup dark chocolate chips, 1/4 cup butterscotch chips and 1/4 cup peanut butter together until smooth; stir frequently.
  2. Pour chocolate mixture into the bottom of a 9x13 inch baking dish that has been lined with foil. Chill until set.
  3. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter. Add in the sugar and evaporated milk. Boil for 5 minutes while stirring constantly.
  4. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter, vanilla, and marshmallow cream.
  5. Stir in coarsely chopped peanuts; it's best if these are salty.
  6. Spread the peanut mixture over the chocolate layer in the pan. Chill for 1 hour, or until set.
  7. When center layer is set, place the unwrapped caramels in a microwave safe bowl, add the whipping cream, and heat for 30-second intervals until caramels are melted and the mixture is smooth.
  8. Spread the caramel layer over the filling. Chill for 30 minutes.
  9. In a small saucepan, combine 1 cup dark chocolate chips, 1/4 cup butterscotch chips and 1/4 cup peanut butter and heat until melted and well combined, stirring frequently.
  10. Pour the chocolate layer over the caramel layer.
  11. Refrigerate fudge for at least 1 hour before slicing.

Notes

Fudge makes an excellent gift {provided there are no nut allergies}! Store fudge in the refrigerator for up to 35 days.

http://thehappyhousewife.com/cooking/snickers-fudge/

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About SnoWhite

“SnoWhite” is married to her Frog Price and blogs about her adventures in the kitchen, including life with food allergies, at Finding Joy in My Kitchen.  When she is not in the kitchen, SnoWhite is an ecosystem ecologist, teaching undergraduate courses in biology & of course a course on food!


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