Microwave Peanut Butter Fudge

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Making fudge in the microwave is super easy. All you need is 6 simple ingredients, a bowl, wax paper, and a baking dish. Best of all, this peanut butter fudge is made in the microwave. To make this microwave peanut butter fudge even better, you can even add things like chopped Oreos or Reeses, nuts, or chocolate chips.  

The microwave peanut butter fudge takes about 5 minutes to make, but the hardest part is waiting for the peanut butter fudge to set. Nevertheless, a slice of this sinfully sweet Microwave Peanut Butter Fudge is the perfect way to satisfy those late-night cravings. 

Tip: Use regular peanut butter for this recipe. Stay away from the organic and natural stuff as they will cause the fudge not to set. 

Can You Heat Peanut Butter In Microwave?

Yes, you can heat peanut butter in the microwave. The peanut butter will melt and take on a pourable consistency.   

Should Peanut Butter Fudge Be Refrigerated?

You can store peanut butter fudge at room temperature for 1 week. However, if you want the peanut butter fudge to last longer, you can store it in the fridge for up to two weeks. Nevertheless, make sure you store your peanut butter fudge in an airtight container.   

How Do You Make Fudge Thicker?

The best way to thicken fudge is by using powdered sugar or cornstarch. Add 1 tablespoon of powdered sugar or cornstarch to your fudge and stir to combine. Continue adding the powdered sugar or cornstarch 1 tablespoon at a time until the fudge is your desired consistency.  

How long will peanut butter fudge last?

Peanut butter fudge will last for two weeks in the fridge for 2 weeks or up to 6 months in the freezer. 
Author: Sarah Leadon
Average: 5 (2 votes)
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
10 mins
25 persons



Line a 8x8 baking dish or pan with wax paper.   
To a medium microwave-safe bowl, add white chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk, and peanut butter.    
Heat the peanut butter fudge mixture in the microwave for 30 seconds, then remove it and stir it with a spoon.   
Continue heating the peanut butter fudge mixture in 15-second increments until the white chocolate chips are melted, and the fudge is thoroughly combined. Stir the fudge after every increment.  
To the peanut butter fudge, add the vanilla and almond extracts, and sea salt, and stir it for another minute until the fudge has a glossy sheen.   
Pour the peanut butter fudge into the 8x8 baking dish and let the fudge set. You can place the peanut butter fudge into the fridge once it cools. 
Slice the peanut butter into 25 pieces and serve. 

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