Snickers Fudge

If the picture doesn’t make you drool, I don’t know what will. :) Gooey caramel, peanuts, chocolate . . . what more do you need in life?
I usually have pretty good self control when it comes to making desserts, but this was just too much. I found myself sneaking into the kitchen to cut off just one more little piece and before I knew it, a huge percentage of the pan was missing.
Every calorie was TOTALLY worth it.
So if you are looking for an amazing Christmas party dessert or just an amazing treat in general, look no further!

5.0 from 2 reviews
Snickers Fudge
Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 24 pieces
With all these delicious layers, this fudge recipe will quickly become a family favorite!
First Layer:
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup creamy peanut butter
Second Layer:
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup evaporated milk
  • 1 ½ cups marshmallow crème
  • ¼ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup salted peanuts, chopped
Third Layer:
  • 14-oz. bag caramels, unwrapped
  • ¼ cup evaporated milk
Fourth Layer:
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup creamy peanut butter
  1. Spray a 9x13" glass pan with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. FIRST LAYER: In a small bowl, combine chocolate chips and peanut butter. Heat in the microwave in 30 seconds and stir. Microwave again for 30 seconds and stir until creamy (you may need to repeat microwaving one more time). Pour in an even layer into the bottom of the prepared pan. Place pan in freezer.
  3. SECOND LAYER: In a medium saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in the sugar and evaporated milk and bring to a boil. Cook, stirring constantly, for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and immediately stir in marshmallow crème, peanut butter and vanilla. Add peanuts and stir until incorporated. Pour mixture over the chocolate layer from the freezer and spread evenly. Place back in freezer.
  4. THIRD LAYER: Add the caramels and evaporated milk to a small saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until caramel is melted and smooth (I have heard that you can also do this in the microwave, but I have never tried it). Remove pan from freezer and pour caramel over the second layer. Place back in freezer.
  5. FOURTH LAYER: In a small bowl, combine chocolate chips and peanut butter. Repeat microwaving intervals used for the first layer. Stir until creamy and pour in an even layer onto the top.
  6. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour and cut into squares when ready to serve (they are super rich, so cut them small! I cut about 24 pieces and they were a good size!). Keep refrigerated.

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Recipe source: Pip and Ebby
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  1. says

    These are very good. My receipe for these also calls for I/2 cup butterscotch chips along with the choc. chips. Also I have what they call carmel bits by Kraft company, no caramels to unwrap, just melt these tiny little bits, lots faster. Found in the choc. chip isle in our store.
    Merry Christmas
    Carol L

  2. Sherry Hyer says

    I found your recipe on Facebook, and tried it – it is(was) VERY good! Our house guest helped us eat them and we all three ate many more than we should have! This recipe is a keeper. Thanks.

  3. Jenny says

    These were easy to make and came out delicious, but were quite difficult to cut. They were really hard when they were straight out of the freezer, and then became sort of soft and gooey once they had been out for a while. Any tips for making it easier to cut them?

  4. Karen Rose says

    Any suggestions on how to possible make these without the 1 C of chopped, salted peanuts? I personally love peanuts but not everyone in the house does. Otherwise I may just have to make to please myself. Looks delicious!

  5. says

    Or could simmer the caramel longer, so more moisture is gone.
    Or simmer hotter, so it is harder caramel.
    Or instead of a quarter cup of Evaporated Milk, could use a little water to mix the caramel together then the water will steam away. ( then u got plain caramel )
    Or serve them from the refrigerator.
    Or add some flour.
    Or serve them in a vessel…. like diced, then dipped in chocolate.
    Or serve them with ice cream if u can’t beat it.

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