Mom's Blonde Peanut Fudge

Sherry Wilkins


This recipe brings back lots of loving memories of my parents. Mom made this for my Dad for as long back as I can remember. Of all the candy that Mom made, this was his favorite.


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5 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 4 1/2 c
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 16 oz
    raw peanuts
  • 13 ounce can(s)
    evaporated milk (not condensed)
  • 8 oz
    miniature marshmallows
  • 1 tsp

How to Make Mom's Blonde Peanut Fudge


  1. Combine sugar, butter, salt, milk and peanuts in a heavy medium sized saucepan.
  2. Cook over medium heat until candy thermometer reads 238 degrees (soft ball stage).
  3. Remove from heat, add marshmallows and vanilla.
  4. Beat with a wooden spoon until candy holds it's shape. This part seems to take forever. You will think it isn't going to set but just give it time.
  5. Pour into a buttered 11"x17"x1" pan.
    Let set until firm. Cut and store in an airtight container.
  6. This can be frozen and eaten right out of the freezer.

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About Mom's Blonde Peanut Fudge

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American

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