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Cashew Peanut Butter Fudge
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Cashew Peanut Butter Fudge!

Celebrate your Holidays with delicious, old-fashioned peanut butter fudge loaded with salty roasted cashews. It's an awesome sweet and salty combo! Your taste-buds won't know what to do with themselves!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: cashew, cashew fudge, easy fudge, fudge, microwaveable fudge, peanut butter, peanut butter fudge
Servings: 12 Servings
Author: Kim Lange


  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk or 1 cup
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ to 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 ½ cups salted roasted cashews reserve ½ cup for top of fudge
  • Optional: Sea salt


  • Spray an 8" dish or pan lightly with non-stick cooking spray or line with parchment for easy removal.
  • Add peanut butter and sweetened condensed milk in a large microwave-safe bowl.
  • Heat in microwave on high for 1 minute. Stir. Return to microwave and check every 20 seconds until everything is completely smooth.
  • Add salt and vanilla and stir until well blended.
  • Add powdered sugar gradually until fudge's consistency becomes thick.
  • Add 1 cup cashews and fold in, then pour into prepared pan and spread out, smoothing out.
  • Add ½ cup cashews to top and press in gently.
  • Chill in refrigerator for at least 20 minutes.
  • Cut into squares and enjoy!