This recipe for fudge candy is just like Grandma used to make in an easy recipe the whole family will love. This simple dessert recipe makes 117 pieces, so it's a good recipe when you have company coming over with lots to spare. With ingredients like cocoa powder, marshmallow cream, and peanut butter it has a creamy, sweet flavor to enjoy.
When you use cocoa powder in dessert recipes, you are getting a little-added nutrition as it contains minerals to include calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, copper, potassium, sodium, and zinc. All of these minerals are found in greater quantities in cocoa powder than they are found in both cocoa liquor and cocoa butter. The peanut butter used in this recipe for fudge adds a bit of protein to the recipe.
This recipe for fudge candy is just one of the simple dessert recipes you will find on the Grandmother's Kitchen recipe site. This is just one of the printable simple dessert recipes you will find on the recipe site. **
Makes 117 pieces
This is a printable recipe.
4 cups granulated sugar
4 Tablespoons cocoa powder
2 cups milk
1/4 cup butter
4 Tablespoons marshmallow cream, heaping
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 Tablespoon peanut butter
Line a 9 x 13 inch pan with parchment paper and grease with butter. Keep the paper overhanging the sides so the fudge is easy to lift out later.
Stir together sugar, cocoa powder, milk and butter in a heavy cast iron pan. Bring to a boil.
Boil briskly until mixture forms a soft ball in a glass of cold water (238 degrees F using a candy thermometer).
Take off stove. Stir in marshmallow cream, vanilla and peanut butter.
Pour into pan and let cool.
Cut into 1" squares, and refrigerate.
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Nutrition Facts for: Grandmas Surprise Fudge From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: Granulated sugar, cocoa powder milk, butter, marshmallow cream, vanilla, peanut butter.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 117 servings. * Per Serving: Calories 36, Calories from Fat 5, Total Fat 0.6g 1%, Saturated Fat 0.3g 2%, Cholesterol 1mg 0%, Sodium 6mg 0%, Potassium 8mg 0%, Carbohydrates 8.0g 3%, Dietary Fiber 0.1g 0%, Sugars 7.5g, Protein 0.2g, Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 1%, Iron 0%
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