Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Frosting

This frosting is rich and fudge-y. Good enough to eat right out of the bowl!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Frosting


  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup sifted cocoa powder
  • 4 cups icing sugar


  1. Cream together shortening, peanut butter and water until smooth.
  2. Add icing sugar, one cup at a time, mix until just blended.
  3. Add cocoa, mix until smooth.
  4. You may have to add up to another 1/4 cup water, this frosting can be very sticky and thick because of the peanut butter and cocoa.

Comments (1)


Definitely tastes like chocolate peanut butter fudge. Thank you for this recipe. I made it today for the first time and it was wonderful.