In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.
Stir in brown sugar and milk. Bring it to a boil. Allow mixture to boil for 2 minutes untouched. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and peanut butter.
Add powdered sugar to a mixing bowl/mixer. Pour hot mixture over powdered sugar and beat until smooth.
Pour into greased 8x8 pan. Smooth with a piece of parchment paper and refrigerate until solid (about 1 hour).
Cut into 1" squares and share!
Make Fudge in the Microwave
Combine butter and peanut butter in a microwavable bowl covered with a paper towel to prevent spatter. Microwave on high for 2 minutes.
Stir and continue to microwave for 2 more minutes.
Add remaining ingredients into the peanut butter mixture and stir until batter is smooth.
Pour into greased pan and smooth with parchment paper.
Use a cookie cutter to create fun shapes!Use any pan you have - 9", multiple loaf pans, etc. It will change the thickness of the fudge.
Swirl it into chocolate fudge
Add chocolate chips
Cover in melted chocolate to make Buckeye Fudge - seriously, it tastes exactly like Buckeyes!
Make it dairy free by substituting coconut milk
How to Store Fudge
Room temperature in an airtight container up to a month.
Refrigerate in an airtight container. Bring to room temperature to enjoy.
Freeze wrapped in wax paper and sealed in a ziplock bag inside an airtight container to prevent freezer odor from seeping in. Freeze for up to 6 months. To thaw, simply remove the fudge from your freezer and bring it to room temperature before opening.