Candy Bar Fudge

  • Recipe By
  • Published Mar 28th
  • Ready In2h 30m
  • Servings32
  • Calories205
This fudge was included in my Christmas treats that I took to the teachers at school. It was the first to be gone, and I had lots of requests for the recipe!

Candy Bar Fudge Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Candy Bar Fudge for 32 servings:

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 3 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 30 individually wrapped caramels, unwrapped
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 cups salted peanuts
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips

Candy Bar Fudge Cooking Instructions

  • Prep20m
  • Cook10m
  • Ready In2h 30m

To cook Candy Bar Fudge, you need about 20 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Candy Bar Fudge is about 10 minutes , and you can serve your Candy Bar Fudge within 2 hours 30 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Candy Bar Fudge easily:

  1. 1 Grease an 8x8 inch square baking pan.
  2. 2 In a microwave-safe bowl, combine butter, cocoa powder, brown sugar and milk. Microwave until mixture boils. Stir in confectioners' sugar and vanilla extract. Pour into prepared pan.
  3. 3 In a microwave-safe bowl, microwave caramels and water until caramels melt. Stir in peanuts. Spread mixture over chocolate layer.
  4. 4 In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine semisweet and milk chocolate chips; microwave until melted. Spread over caramel layer. Chill for 2 hours, or until firm.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 205 calories; 10 grams of fat; 28.4 grams of carbohydrates; 3.2 grams of protein; 9 milligrams of cholesterol; 124 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Dec 18th 2006

    This recipe is absolutely sinful. I have tried and tried to make fudge over the years and it never comes out right. This time it was excellent. I would however reccomend doubling the cara ...

  2. Nov 10th 2006

    WARNING...WARNING...WARNING! Do NOT allow yourself to be home alone with this fudge! You really should use 50 caramels and a little more water in this. (Also reheat after adding peanuts fo ...

  3. Aug 13th 2005

    This is a delicious candy that I will likely make again when it gets to be the holiday candy season. I took it to work and had several requests for the recipe. I lined the pan with foil bef ...

  4. Jun 27th 2005

    Taste like my favorite candy bar! I went ahead and used a whole pkg of caramels (50) and 1 1/2 tbsp of water. I love caramel and the little bit extra made the peanut/caramel mix easier to sp ...

  5. Dec 21st 2004

    I've made this twice now and the second time was a lot easier than the first... The first time, the peanut and caramel mixture was really difficult to spread. The second time, I found a way ...

  6. Dec 30th 2002

    easy to make and very good. the only thing i'd recommend is to keep in mind that the fudge must stay refrigerated, or the caramel melts.

  7. Nov 30th 2002

    Everyone said how great this fudge was. The only reason I didn't give it 5* is because I found the caramel and peanuts hard to spread on and ended up having to do it with my fingers. I wou ...

  8. Sep 12th 2001

    Rich and wonderful! I used toasted pecans instead of the peanuts and we loved it.

  9. Jun 9th 2001

    This is such a wonderful recipe! MMmmmmmmm...Everyone in my family absolutely loved it, and are begging me to make more! Since it uses the microwave it's a super quick and easy recipe. I'v ...