Peanut butter and maple syrup have this amazing relationship. I think they might be in love with each other. This Vegan Peanut Butter Maple Fudge recipe is really easy to make and you have the option of adding chocolate chips if you want to crank up the flavor/passion levels even more.
Vegan Peanut Butter Maple Fudge Recipe
2 cups natural style peanut butter, unsalted
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups powdered sugar
1 1/3 cup maple syrup
2 teaspoons arrowroot or tapioca flour
1 teaspoon salt
1) Prepare the peanut butter and vanilla extract
In a large mixing bowl, add the peanut butter and vanilla extract. Line an 8 x 8 inch baking dish with parchment paper.
2) Simmer the flavor building ingredients
In a medium saucepan, whisk together the sugar, maple syrup, arrowroot or tapioca flour and salt. Bring the mixture to a simmer for about 1 minute then remove from heat. Pour the mixture into the bowl containing the peanut butter and vanilla. Stir until well incorporated then pour into the baking dish. Allow it to cool completely.
3) Cool and slice the vegan fudge
Lift the fudge out of the baking dish by its wax paper liner and place it on a cutting board. Slice into pieces with a large knife. This recipe makes one 8 x 8 inch baking dish of Vegan Peanut Butter Maple Fudge.