12 Treats of Christmas #2 - Clara's Peanut Butter Fudge

Clara Essner of Kelso, MO
Clara Essner of Kelso, MO

Clara Essner of Kelso, Missouri continues our 12 Treats of Christmas series with her recipe for Peanut Butter Fudge. As Clara says – you can't go wrong with peanut butter!


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 7 ounces Marshmallow Creme
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


Mix sugar and milk in saucepan. Boil mixture until candy thermometer reads 235-240ºF, or to softball stage.

Remove from heat; add vanilla, marshmallow crème and peanut butter. Mix well and pour into a buttered 6 x 10 pan. Cool, cut into 2 inch squares.

Recipe makes two pounds of fudge.

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