3 small bars of Easy Reeses Fudge on a white plate.
No party platter is complete without this easy Reese's Fudge recipe! Only 3 ingredients, a microwave, and a few minutes needed!
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This fast and easy Reese’s Fudge recipe is ready in minutes using only 3 ingredients and a microwave. It’s the best way to make homemade fudge filled with creamy chocolate and plenty of peanut butter cup pieces.

Easy Reeses Fudge on a white plate.


Reese’s Peanut Butter Fudge (3 ingredients) 

Looking for an easy Reese’s Fudge recipe with the classic chocolate peanut butter flavor combination found in my Peanut Butter Cup Pie, No-Bake Peanut Butter Balls, and Buckeye Fudge? This microwave Reese’s peanut butter fudge is the perfect sweet and salty treat when you’re short on time or don’t want to wait!

Making this no bake 3 ingredient Reese’s peanut butter cup fudge recipe has never been faster – simply melt, stir, pour in the pan, press more candy pieces on top, and let it set for 30 minutes before slicing (or under 5 minutes in the fridge).

No bake Reese’s fudge is rich, sweet, and packed with chopped candy pieces – perfect for times when you crave the classic peanut butter chocolate combination prepared in the form of Reese’s cup fudge.

Why We Love Reeces Peanut Butter Fudge Recipes

  • Quick and easy to make in the microwave.
  • Uses only 3 ingredients ingredients.
  • No fancy equipment, candy thermometer, or cooking skills needed.
  • Deliciously decadent dessert that’s full of sweet chocolatey flavor with a satisfying salty peanut butter contrast.
  • Perfect for gift giving, potlucks, holiday parties, after dinner desserts, or any time you have a candy craving.

Easy Reese’s Fudge Ingredients

Easy Reese;s Fudge ingredients.
  • Sweetened condensed milk 
  • Semi sweet chocolate chips
  • Reese’s peanut butter cups: I used King size peanut butter cups for this recipe, but regular size peanut butter cups will work as long as you double the amount. You can even make your own homemade peanut butter cups!

See the recipe card for full information on ingredients and quantities.

Substitutions and Additions

  • Choose Your Chocolate: You can use milk chocolate chips or dark chocolate chips to make your fudge.
  • Replace The Reese’s: Experiment with other candy or cookie pieces, including homemade candy. Just make sure it tastes good with chocolate! 
  • Make With More Mix-Ins: Feel free to stir in some coconut flakes, dried fruit, mini marshmallows, crushed pretzels, chopped cookies, or Reese’s Pieces to customize your candy.
  • Vegan Version: To make Vegan Fudge, replace the condensed milk for condensed coconut milk and use dairy-free chocolate chips.
a couple of Reeses Fudge  lined up on the table.

How to Make Reese’s Fudge

  1. Melt: Microwave the sweetened condensed milk for 1 minute. Stir in the chocolate chips until melted and smooth. Microwave for another 30 seconds if it’s not melting. Mix in the chopped Reese’s.
    Pro Tip: Work quickly, the fudge starts to set really quickly.
  2. Pour In The Pan: Pour the chocolate mixture into the pan and smooth it out before it starts to set. Top it with the remaining Reese’s. 
  3. Set, Slice, And Serve: Allow the fudge to sit at room temperature for about 30 minutes or until set. Slice, serve, and enjoy!
    Pro Tip: You can put it into the refrigerator for a quick set, but do not leave it in for more than 5 minutes.
melted chocolate chips in a bowl. add reese's cups into the bowl. pour fudge mixture into the square baking tray. top with a couple reese's.

Tips For Making the Best Peanut Butter Fudge

  • Be sure to use sweetened condensed milk and not evaporated milk. The fudge will not thicken up or set with evaporated milk. 
  • This fudge is best eaten at room temperature. It will melt if heated and chilling it will dry it out quickly.
  • If you prefer a smoother texture, make your fudge with Reese’s Creamy Peanut Butter Cups, but if you’re looking for a bit of crunch, try using Reese’s Crunchy Peanut Butter Cups in your candy.
  • I used an 8×8-inch baking dish to make my fudge, but you could use a larger 9×13 size or smaller one too. Remember that the fudge will be thinner in a larger dish and thicker in a smaller dish.
  • If you choose use a 9×13 dish, double the recipe so your squares are the same size when sliced.
  • Feel free to spray your pan with nonstick cooking spray instead of parchment paper. 

How to Store Reese’s Fudge

  • To Store: This fudge is best stored at room temperature and will stay fresh for up to 3 weeks.
  • To Freeze: Store this fudge in the freezer for up to 3 months if wrapped well and placed in a freezer-safe container. Allow it to thaw at room temperature before serving.
Easy Reeses Fudge cut into several small squares and scattered on the table.

Frequently Asked Questions

How should I store my fudge?

This fudge is best stored on the countertop at room temperature. Once set, slice the fudge into squares and wrap them in plastic wrap. It will stay fresh for up to 3 weeks. I do not recommend storing the fudge in the fridge because it will dry out and become crumbly.

Can I make this ahead of time and freeze it?

Yes, you can. Once it has cooled, remove the Reese’s fudge from the baking dish and wrap it in a double layer of plastic wrap. You could also slice the fudge into individual servings and seal them in a Ziplock. You can store this fudge in the freezer for up to 3 months. Allow the fudge to thaw at room temperature before serving. 

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5 from 4 votes
3 small bars of Easy Reeses Fudge on a white plate.

Easy Reese’s Fudge

Serves — 8
No party platter is complete without this easy Reese's Fudge recipe! Only 3 ingredients, a microwave, and a few minutes needed!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Set time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients
  

  • 14 ounces can of sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 4 king-size Reese’s packs (16 Reese’s) chopped in quarters (divided)

Instructions
 

  • Prep. Line an 8 X 8-inch casserole dish or baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Melt the chocolate. Put the sweetened condensed milk into a large microwave-safe bowl and microwave for 1 minute. Mix in the chocolate chips and stir until melted and smooth. Microwave for another 30 seconds if its not melting. Add in all but ¼ cup of the chopped Reese’s and mix well. Work quickly, the fudge starts to set really quickly.
    14 ounces can of sweetened condensed milk, 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips, 4 king-size Reese’s packs
  • Assemble. Pour the chocolate mixture into the parchment-lined baking pan and smooth it out quickly before it starts to set. Top it with the remaining Reese’s.
  • Set. Allow the fudge to sit at room temperature for about 30 minutes or until set throughout. You can put it into a refrigerator for a quick set, but do not leave it in the refrigerator for more than 5 minutes.

Jenn’s Notes

Storage:
  • To Store: This fudge is best stored at room temperature and will stay fresh for up to 3 weeks.
  • To Freeze: Store this fudge in the freezer for up to 3 months if wrapped well and placed in a freezer-safe container. Allow it to thaw at room temperature before serving.
Tips:
  • Be sure to use sweetened condensed milk and not evaporated milk. The fudge will not thicken up or set with evaporated milk.
  • This fudge is best eaten at room temperature. It will melt if it is heated and chilling it will dry it out quickly.
  • If you prefer a smoother texture, make your fudge with Reese’s Creamy Peanut Butter Cups, but if you’re looking for a bit of crunch, try using Reese’s Crunchy Peanut Butter Cups in your candy.
  • I used an 8×8-inch baking dish to make my fudge, but you could use a larger 9×13 size or smaller one too. Just remember that the fudge will be thinner in a larger dish and thicker in a smaller dish.
  • If you choose use a 9×13 dish, double the recipe so your squares are the same size when sliced.
  • Feel free to spray your pan with nonstick cooking spray instead of parchment paper.

Nutrition Info

Calories: 464kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 0.04g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 98mg | Potassium: 468mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 48g | Vitamin A: 160IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 175mg | Iron: 3mg
Jennifer Fishkind

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Jenn is a mom to three beautiful boys, wife to an amazing husband, social influencer and blogger. I love all things easy recipes, easy crafts, all things hacks, traveling EVERYWHERE and feeding my Pinterest addiction!

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  1. 5 stars
    You can’t call the “vegan version” vegan fudge because the Reese’s still have milk chocolate in it.. you could* however call both versions vegetarian..