peanut butter fudge frosting

October 20, 2013

Author Notes: this rich and dense fudge frosting features the perfectly paired food couple: peanut butter & chocolate. You can pour it over while still warm or let it cool and spread it over. Try it on chocolate or peanut butter cakes or cupcakes, or on peanut butter cookies. chefw3

Makes: approx 1 1/2 cups


  • 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup crisco
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup plus one tablespoon half and half
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
In This Recipe


  1. In a small saucepan, combine ingredients.
  2. Over low heat, stir and slowly heat only until sugar is dissolved and mixture is creamy and smooth.
  3. While warm, pour over your baked goods. Or allow to cool and spoon over. Let set on baked good.
  4. Eat up!

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