Aunt Helen’s Peanut Candy

Are you in a pinch for a dessert that must please a picky crowd? Say no more, we have the tastiest, and easiest solution for you.

Is it just us, or does February instantly make you think chocolate and peanut butter? Chocolate meet peanut butter in this classic (and easy) sweet treat that makes the amateur cook look like a Iron Chef. This less than five ingredients, no bake recipe is going to be your next true love.  Aunt Helen’s Peanut Candy from The Gasparilla Cookbook, is bound to make anyone weak at the knees, (or maybe that’s just the love in the air…).


Ingredients & Recipe

  • 1 package of confectioner sugar
  • 3 tablespoons of cream
  • 2 tablespoons of peanut butter
  • Vanilla extract to taste
  • Nuts, chocolate chips, sprinkles, etc to coat (if desired)

In a mixing bowl, combine peanut butter, sugar, and cream. Combine until smooth (cookie dough consistency). Add more cream or sugar depending on the texture (too dry, too watery) in order to reach consistency. Add vanilla to taste.

Place mixture on a wax paper lined with any toppings you wish to coat the dessert with. Roll dough into a log shape and place in the refrigerator overnight.

Cut candy to desired shape and serve! Keep refrigerated until use, or put in freezer for a brief time to firm candy if necessary.


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