In addition to peanut butter, cooks may also include peanuts in peanut butter fudge. Cooks typically chop the peanuts before stirring them into a warm mixture during the fudge-making process. Peanut butter fudge recipes that incorporate peanuts are available on Jif.com and KraftRecipes.com.
The peanut butter fudge recipe on Jif.com is a simple combination of sweetened condensed milk, peanut butter, white chocolate morsels, chopped peanuts and vanilla extract. The recipe on KraftRecipes.com boasts a layer with semisweet chocolate in addition to a layer with peanut butter. Chopped peanuts add a crunchy texture to both layers. Both layers also feature sugar, butter, evaporated milk, marshmallow creme and vanilla extract.