Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge | 2 Layer Fudge Recipe

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Making chocolate peanut butter fudge is easy and quick. This 2 layer fudge recipe is simple but packed with the flavors you want in an indulgent dessert.

Another pin showing the finished chocolate peanut butter fudge

I love making dessert recipes. They’re easy, fun, and they’re always a crowd pleaser. This 2 layer chocolate peanut butter fudge is no exception to that rule.

There’s only a handful of simple ingredients in this recipe which means you can have a batch of this delicious fudge whipped up in no time. I’ll show you how quick and easy it is to make homemade fudge, no more spending a small fortune on it at the grocery store!

A stack of the finished cut fudge ready to be served.

Here’s what you need to make my easy chocolate peanut butter fudge:

There is nothing fancy going on in this recipe. It’s all pretty simple and easy to come by in terms of ingredients for chocolate peanut butter fudge. I like to keep most of these ingredients on hand so that I can whip up a batch of this tasty fudge whenever the craving strikes!

  • 1-12-ounce package of Reese’s Peanut Butter Chips
  • 1-12-ounce package of Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter  
  • Chocolate sprinkles
  • 8×8 baking pan lined with parchment paper
  • Cooking spray
A close up look at the finished fudge.

How to make 2 layer fudge at home:

In just a few easy steps you’ll have a batch of this tasty fudge ready to go. Here is how to make my chocolate peanut butter fudge:

  1. Spray pan with cooking spray and cover bottom and sides of the pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Melt peanut butter chocolate chips in microwave in 30 second bursts until completely melted and smooth. Do not cook for more than 30 seconds at a time or you will burn the chocolate. Mix in the peanut butter. 
  3. Add mixture to the pan and spread evenly. Add chocolate sprinkles.
  4. Melt semi-sweet chocolate chips in microwave in 30 second bursts until completely melted and smooth. Do not cook for more than 30 seconds at a time or you will burn the chocolate. Add semi-sweet chocolate mixture to the pan and spread evenly on top of the peanut butter.
  5. Add chocolate sprinkles.
  6. Cover baking pan with foil and place in refrigerator until fudge is firm.
  7. Place fudge on cutting board and cut into 1-2” pieces and enjoy!
Another pin with the title at the top and the fudge shown on the bottom

How much does this recipe make?

This recipe makes about 16 servings. It’s such a simple recipe though, I usually double it so I have some to share and some to keep at home.

It’s a great recipe for gifting. Who doesn’t love receiving a thoughtful and delicious homemade treat?! It doesn’t hurt that this recipe LOOKS super complex and involved. In truth, it’s a nice, simple, easy to make treat that everyone will love.

A top down look at the finished fudge

Printable Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe:

Okay, I know that not every day is a day for making fudge…though it should be in my opinion. If you can’t make this chocolate peanut butter fudge today you should totally print and save this recipe for another time.

Another pin showing the finished fudge and the title at the top.

It’s really simple and delicious and it’ll look great for parties and events. Family gatherings need a sweet note to end on, right? Tuck this special treat away for another day if you can’t make some today.

Yield: 16 Servings

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

Making chocolate peanut butter fudge is easy and quick. This 2 layer fudge recipe is simple but packed with the flavors you want in an indulgent dessert.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Chilling Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1-12-ounce package of Reese’s Peanut Butter Chips
  • 1-12-ounce package of Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • Chocolate sprinkles
  • 8x8 baking pan lined with parchment paper
  • Cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Spray pan with cooking spray and cover bottom and sides of the pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Melt peanut butter chocolate chips in microwave in 30 second bursts until completely melted and smooth. Do not cook for more than 30 seconds at a time or you will burn the chocolate. Mix in the peanut butter.
  3. Add mixture to the pan and spread evenly. Add chocolate sprinkles.
  4. Melt semi-sweet chocolate chips in microwave in 30 second bursts until completely melted and smooth. Do not cook for more than 30 seconds at a time or you will burn the chocolate. Add semi-sweet chocolate mixture to the pan and spread evenly on top of the peanut butter.
  5. Add chocolate sprinkles.
  6. Cover baking pan with foil and place in refrigerator until fudge is firm.
  7. Place fudge on cutting board and cut into 1-2” pieces and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

16

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 298 Total Fat: 20g Saturated Fat: 8g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 11g Cholesterol: 1mg Sodium: 142mg Carbohydrates: 30g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 3g Sugar: 24g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 6g
I am not a medical expert. These calculations are provided as a courtesy.

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