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crispy peanut butterscotch fudge squares

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a recipe by
Kristin Miller
Hampton, IA

Different twist on regular fudge. We love butterscotch at my house and these were a hit!

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Ingredients For crispy peanut butterscotch fudge squares

  • 4 1/2 Tbsp
  • 2 c
    mini marshmallows
  • 1/4 c
    creamy peanut butter
  • 3 c
    crisp rice cereal (rice crispies)
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2/3 c
    evaporated milk
  • 1 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 c
    mini marshmallows
  • 1 c
    butterscotch morsels
  • 3/4 c
    creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/4 c
    chopped nuts (optional)

How To Make crispy peanut butterscotch fudge squares

  • 1
    FOR CRUST: Coat a 13 x 9-inch baking pan and rubber spatula with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2
    Melt margarine over low heat in medium, heavy-duty saucepan. Add marshmallows and peanut butter; stir until melted. Remove from heat. Add cereal; stir until coated. Press onto bottom of prepared baking using prepared rubber spatula.
  • 3
    FOR FUDGE: Combine margarine, evaporated milk, sugar and salt in medium, heavy-duty saucepan. Bring to a full rolling boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil, stirring constantly, for 4 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • 4
    Add marshmallows, morsels, peanut butter and vanilla extract; stir vigorously for 1 minute or until marshmallows and morsels are completely melted. Pour over crust. Sprinkle nuts over fudge if desired; press in slightly. Refrigerate until set. Cut into squares.

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