Double-Good Fudge

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  • vegetable cooking spray
  • 2 (16 ounce) packages powdered sugar, sifted
  • I cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tbsps milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup cocoa


1. Coat eight (4-ounce) shallow baking dishes with vegetable cooking spray; set aside.

2. Combine 1 package of powdered sugar, chunky peanut butter, and 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons milk in a large microwave-safe bowl, stirring well.

3. Add 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla; stir until smooth.

4. Cover with wax paper and microwave at HIGH 2 to 3 minutes.

5. Spread evenly into prepared dishes.

6. Place 1/2 cup butter in a separate microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 1 minute or until melted.

7. Stir in 1 package powdered sugar, 1/4 cup milk, and 1/2 cup cocoa.

8. Cover with wax paper, and microwave at MEDIUM HIGH (70% power) for 2 to 3 minutes.

9. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla; stir until smooth. Spread chocolate mixture evenly over peanut butter layers; cool. 


The two layers of fudge may be poured into a buttered 9-inch square baking pan or dish, if desired.

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Tags: Chocolate, Christmas, dessert, holiday baking, holiday season, recipe

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Susan Barnes

Susan B. Barnes is a Tampa-based freelance travel and lifestyle journalist with bylines in myriad national and regional publications. See Full Bio

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