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Mr. Peanut's Double Fantasy Fudge

Mr. Peanut's Double Fantasy Fudge

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Line 13 x 9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides of pan.
  2. Place 3 cups of the sugar, 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) of the butter and 1 can of the evaporated milk in heavy 3-quart saucepan. Bring to full rolling boil on medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil 4 minutes or until candy thermometer reaches 234 degrees F, stirring constantly to prevent scorching. Remove from heat.
  3. Add peanut butter and contents of one of the marshmallow crème jars; stir until completely melted. Add 1 cup of the peanuts and 1 teaspoon of the vanilla; mix well.
  4. Pour immediately into prepared pan; spread to evenly cover bottom of pan. Set aside.
  5. Place remaining 3 cups sugar, the remaining 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter and the remaining can of evaporated milk in large heavy saucepan. Bring to full rolling boil on medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil 4 minutes or until candy thermometer reaches 234 degrees F, stirring constantly to prevent scorching. Remove from heat.
  6. Add chocolate and remaining jar of marshmallow crème; stir until completely melted.
  7. Add 1/2 cup of the remaining peanuts and the remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla extract; mix well. Pour immediately over peanut butter fudge layer in pan. Spread to evenly cover peanut butter fudge; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup peanuts.
  8. Cool at room temperature at least 4 hours before cutting into small pieces to serve.
  9. Store in tightly covered container at room temperature.

Yield: 6 pounds or 70 servings, one piece each

Size-Wise: At 70 servings, this decadent fudge is perfect for sharing with friends and family.

Important: If you are only able to purchase a large (12 ounce) can of evaporated milk, be sure to use only 2/3 cup for each fudge layer so that the fudge will set.

Cooking Know-How: If you don't have a candy thermometer, bring sugar mixture to full rolling boil on medium heat, then begin timing 4 minutes while mixture continues to boil, stirring constantly.

Nutritional Information: Calories 190; Total fat 10 g; Saturated fat 3.5 g; Cholesterol 10 mg; Sodium 70 mg; Carbohydrate 26 g; Dietary fiber 1 g; Sugars 24 g; Protein 3 g; Vitamin A 2 %DV; Vitamin C 0 %DV; Calcium 0 %DV; Iron 2 %DV

Recipe and photo credit: kraftrecipes.com.


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