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Easy Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

This Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge is simple and easy to make and takes no time at all to prepare.  The recipe combines frosting, peanut butter and nuts and makes a sinfully delicious treat.

Easy Peanut butter dark chocolate fudge

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Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge is Easy and Delicious

You can substitute crunchy peanut butter to save even more time, but I prefer the taste of real nuts. Almonds or cashews could be used in place of peanuts.

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Yield: 45 pieces

Easy Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

Easy Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

Dark semi sweet chocolate and dark chocolate frosting combine with peanut butter for the ultimate chocolate fudge

Cook Time 3 minutes
Additional Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 3 minutes


  • Pam Butter Flavor No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1 cup dark semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 16 oz Pillsbury® Dark Chocolate Flavored Frosting
  • 1 cup Smooth Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 cup of peanuts, diced
  • 1/8 tsp of pure vanilla extract


  1. Line an 8x8-inch square pan with foil, extending foil up to top edge of pan. Coat with the Pam cooking spray.
  2. Chop the peanuts.
  3. Place the chocolate chips and butter in large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH 1 minute. Stir until smooth. Blend in frosting and peanut butter until combined. Microwave on HIGH 90 seconds. Add the nuts and vanilla extract. Pour evenly into prepared pan.
  4. Chill for 1 hour or until firm. Use the edges of the foil to lift the fudge out of the pan. Cut into bite-sized pieces. Store in refrigerator.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 127Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 45mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 1gSugar: 8gProtein: 2g

Nutritional information is approximate due to natural variation in ingredients and the cook-at-home nature of our meals.


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