Butterscotch peanut butter marshmallow squares recipe

Butterscotch peanut butter marshmallow squares recipe

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Is there anything tastier than the combination of peanut butter, marshmallow and fudge? This easy festive dish can be eaten as a sweet treat or cut into pieces and packaged up as edible gifts. See method

  • Makes 16 squares
  • 10 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook, plus 2 hrs to cool
  • 329 calories / serving

Ingredients

  • 100g unsalted butter, plus more for greasing
  • 2 x 200g bags marshmallows, cut in half
  • 200g smooth peanut butter
  • 2 x 175g bags dairy fudge, unwrapped
  • 25g white chocolate

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    1380kj
    329kcal
    16%
  • Fat

    16g 23%
  • Saturates

    6g 31%
  • Sugars

    33g 37%
  • Salt

    0.3g 5%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 42g Protein 4.3g Fibre 0.9g

Method

  1. Lightly grease and line a 20cm square tin or dish with baking paper. Put the marshmallows in the tin and chill while you make the peanut butter mixture.
  2. Put the peanut butter, butter and fudge in a pan over a medium-low heat and melt together, stirring continually. When the butter has melted, increase the heat slightly to melt the fudge pieces until the mixture is smooth, about 5-8 mins. As soon as it has all melted, remove from the heat. Don’t worry if it starts to look slightly separated; give the mixture a whisk to bring it back together.
  3. Pour the fudge mixture over the cooled marshmallows. Tap the tin to remove any air and to encourage it to coat all the marshmallows. Transfer to the fridge for at least 2 hrs until set.
  4. Heat the chocolate in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of barely simmering water, making sure the bottom of the bowl does not touch the water. Stir frequently until smooth, then drizzle over the marshmallow tin. Leave to chill for at least 15 mins until firm, then cut into 16 squares. Will keep for 1 week in the fridge.

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