Peanut Butter and Jelly Swirled Fudge

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This month the theme for the Improve Challenge hosted by Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker, is Peanut Butter and Jelly.  I really like peanut butter and jelly, with strawberry jam, and still eat it for lunch a lot.  I knew I wanted to make some sort of dessert with peanut butter and jelly and I had so many ideas swirling through my mind.  I finally settled on Peanut Butter and Jelly Fudge.

This fudge was so good.  When I make fudge we usually give a good bit of it away to friends and family.  This time though we hoarded most of this for ourselves.  The swirls of strawberry jelly really added to the peanut butter flavor.  This fudge was AWESOME!!!

I can’t wait to see what everyone else has made!

Other Fudge Recipes:
Peanut Butter and Jelly Swirled Fudge

1 bag peanut butter chips 
2 1/4 cups granulated sugar
1 (7 ounce) jar of marshmallow cream
1 cup evaporated milk 
1/4 cup butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract 
1/4 cup strawberry jam

1.  Line an 8 x 8 pan with foil.

2.  Place the peanut butter chips in a large-sized heat safe bowl and set aside.

3.  In a heavy 3-quart saucepan, combine the sugar, marshmallow cream, evaporated milk, and butter.  Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture boils.  Boil and stir for 5 minutes.  Remove from heat and quickly stir in the vanilla.

4.  Working quickly, stir the mixture into the peanut butter chips chips. Once the chips are melted, quickly pour into the 8 x 8 pan.  Then add the strawberry jam in small dollops across the fudge.  Swirl the jelly with a knife throughout the fudge.  Make sure you swirl it so there are not any big spots of jelly.  The jelly will probably sink to the middle as you swirl.  

5.  Refrigerate until completely cool.  To cut flip the fudge over and unpeel the foil.


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  1. I thought about making fudge too but I thought I’d ruin it by adding jelly. Glad to know it works since peanut butter fudge is my favorite!

  2. Oh, yum! How delicious is that??? That’s awesome.

  3. Mmm, love it! What a great way to use this month’s ingredients. Yum!

  4. Yum!! I have never seen anything like this before! Looks delish :)

  5. What a great idea! This looks delicious!

  6. Yum! I didnt even know you could make peanut butter and jelly fudge! Sounds and looks soooo good!

  7. Must try!

  8. Love this! We just posted our Kitchen Fun and Crafty Friday link party and would love for you to share this!

  9. I’m usually not a fudge fan but if I eating it, it’s always peanut butter flavored. Adding in strawberry jam sounds really really good!

  10. Wow, how creative! Looks delicious!

  11. Yum! Pinning for later…

  12. Talking of peanut butter jelly, you might like this quote. Janet Evanovich Quote

  13. I love how soft it looks, as if it was melting

  14. Wow! What a neat idea!

  15. I’m a strawberry jelly girl, too! This fudge looks Great. Thanks for sharing at Must Try Mondays.

  16. What a good use for peanut butter chips! I pinned it.

  17. Oh my does this look so creamy and good! Thanks so much for sharing at Mix it up Monday :)

  18. I love fudge! I’ve never seen PB&J. My middle daughter would love it. She would eat PB&Js every day if she could.

  19. I make this really good peanut butter fudge, but I never even thought of adding jam. That looks so yummy!

  20. yum

  21. Who knew you could make PB&J fudge? It looks delicious! I will definitely give it a try.

  22. OMG –
    PB + Strawberry jam + marshmallow = the best combination!!!

  23. This looks delicious. Thanks so much for sharing at Whimsy Wednesdays.

  24. Thanks for linking up to the Tuesday To Do Party! Hope you’ll come again this week! This month’s Pretty Packages party is now up for any of your lovely wrapped gifts!

  25. Oh My! looks so good. It makes me want to check and see which co-worker has a birthday soon so I can make this! Thanks for sharing on Tout It Tuesday.

  26. I would have never have thought of peanutbutter and jelly fudge. Sure looks good though! Thanks for sharing with us at Link It Up Thursday.