{Easy No-Fail} Peanut Butter Fudge

1 cup BUTTER


2 cups POWDERED SUGAR, sifted

1/3 cup CHOPPED PEANUTS (optional)

Line an 8x8 baking dish with foil, leave about 2 inches hanging over the edge.  Lightly spray with cooking spray.

Place the butter and peanut butter in a medium-size microwave safe bowl and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.

Remove and stir with a spoon.  Return to the microwave and cook on HIGH for another 2 minutes.

Add in the powdered sugar and stir vigorously until combined and smooth.

Mix in the chopped nuts, if using.

Cool to room temperature, then chill until firm.

Cut into small squares.

*Use ONLY butter, no substitutes. 

*Use a good quality peanut butter.

*Make sure to sift the powdered sugar first or you will have small lumps in your fudge.