Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Fudge Puddles

Fudge Puddles

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
14-16 minutes
4 dozen
Contains nuts, Good for parties/potlucks


1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

Fudge Filling:
1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
1 can (14 ounce) sweetened condensed milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
chopped peanuts
1 cup (6 ounces) milk chocolate chips


  1. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 325 degrees.

  2. Lightly grease mini muffin tins.

  3. In a mixing bowl, cream butter, peanut butter and sugars; add egg and vanilla.

  4. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture. Mix well.

  5. Chill for 1 hour. Shape into 48 balls.

  6. Place in prepared muffin tin.

  7. Bake for 14-16 minutes or until lightly browned.

  8. Remove from oven and immediately make wells in the center of each by lightly pressing with a melon baller or the back of a spoon.

  9. Cool in pans for 5 minutes.

  10. Then carefully move to wire racks.

  11. For filling: melt chocolate chips in a double boiler over simmering water.

  12. Stir in milk and vanilla; mix well.

  13. Using a small pitcher or pastry bag, fill each shell with filling.

  14. Sprinkle with peanuts. (Leftover filling can be stored in the refrigerator and served warm over ice cream)


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marjiah says:

Yummy, kids loved them.

12/26/2013 10:37:50 AM

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