Crispy Peanut Butterscotch Fudge Squares

Crispy Peanut Butterscotch Fudge Squares

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based on 239 reviews
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20 min.
25 min.
80 squares

These wonderful Crispy Peanut Butterscotch Fudge Squares will be adored by the dessert lovers in your group. Perfect for entertaining or family snacks.


  • 4 1/2 teaspoons light margarine
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 2 tablespoons light margarine
  • 2/3 cup (5 fl.-oz. can) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Fat Free Milk
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Butterscotch Flavored Morsels
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup cocktail peanuts, chopped
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13 x 9-inch baking pan and rubber spatula with nonstick cooking spray.

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.

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.

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; press in slightly. Refrigerate until set. Cut into squares.

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I make these for Thanksgiving and Christmas every year and they are a huge hit. I put them in goody bags for my daughter's teachers and my husband's co-workers and someone always wants the recipe! Delicious Treat!!

- Chris Higinbotham from Salt Lake City, UT

Crispy peanut butterscotch fudge

I read the comments, and tried it with both butterscotch and chocolate,and this is a very good recipe-enjoyed it a lot-will certainly make this time and time again- a keeper recipe!

- Al Ewaldt from MARINETTE, WI

easy and tastes great

This was a very good recipe. It wasn't that difficult and looks like you really spent a lot of time on it.

- KATHY GREEN from South Daytona, FL

Very Good

Very good bars! They were a hit with my family, I will definately make these again!

- Candus Lunderberg from SAINT PETER, MN

peanutty fudge is yummy, but...

This was a great treat with the combination of crunch and peanut butter. But, I learned that this is not something that stores well because the crisped rice gets soggy.

- Lynn Matsunaga from NEWBURY PARK, CA

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/80 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 80

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 70
  • Calories from Fat: 25
  • Total Fat: 3g (4% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 1g (6% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 0mg (0% of DV)
  • Sodium: 45mg (2% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 9g (3% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 0g (0% of DV)
  • Sugars: 8g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 2% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 0% of DV
  • Calcium: 0% of DV
  • Iron: 0% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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