Chocolate-Peanut Butter Dessert Recipes
There's a reason chocolate and peanut butter have long been paired: The salty, sweet and nutty flavors unite in a uniquely sinful way.
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Chocolate Sheet Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting
Your guests will go nuts over this chocolate sheet cake blanketed in creamy peanut butter frosting and crowned with crunchy walnuts.
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No-Bake Cream Cheese Peanut Butter Pie with Chocolate Whipped Cream
Ovens beware: This nutty pie requires no heat. Its salted pretzel crust encases dual layers of creamy peanut butter filling and dark chocolate whipped cream.
Peanut Butter Pie Fudge
Six distinct layers of melt-in-your-mouth sweets combine to form these decadent fudge stacks. You'll be hard-pressed to share even the smallest square of the chocolate cookie crust, peanut butter fudge and vanilla caramel morsels.
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Peanut Butter Banana Fritters Drizzled with Chocolate Sauce
Nadia G. proves that peanut butter is fit to be fried, especially when bundled with ripe bananas. A simple batter produces tender puffs of peanutty dough, perfected simply with a dark chocolate drizzle.
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Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies
Unique Sweets brings you these sandwich treats that pack a double punch of peanut buttery pizzazz in both the cookies and brown sugar filling. Add a layer of chocolate ganache or jam (for a PB&J) to make these little bites even sweeter.
Get the Recipe: The Treats Truck's Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cupcakes with Chocolate Icing
These cupcakes possess a surprising texture, due to a chunky peanut butter batter and filling of melted semisweet chocolate chips. They have the perfect balance of peanut butter-chocolate goodness, too, with just a lick of of chocolate swirled on top.
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Nanaimo Peanut Butter Pie
For a cheesecake that will quite possibly change your life, this one with a graham cracker, coconut and peanut crust is a very strong contender.
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Chocolate-Peanut Butter Crispies
Just four ingredients compile these sticky-crisp handfuls of crackling chocolate rice cereal. The most important decision facing you is this: creamy or crunchy peanut butter?
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Inspired by the chocolate-covered peanut candy we ate as kids, this cake is sheer heaven for a peanut butter lover. The cake and icing are filled with natural peanut butter flavor and a crunchy texture, while the rich ganache layers provide just the right amount of chocolate in every bite.
Get the Recipe: Goober Cake
Frozen Peanut Butter Pie Pops
Hedy Goldsmith's ingenious peanut butter pie pops layer the creamy pie base with a graham cracker-pretzel crust crumble and chocolate toffee pieces on Popsicle sticks.
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Peanut Butter Swirled Brownie
Cocoa-rich brownie squares are just a swirl away with this easy Unique Sweets recipe. A silky peanut butter topping poured over the brownie layer creates the marbled effect.
Get the Recipe: Two Smart Cookies' Peanut Butter Swirled Brownie
Chocolate Peanut Butter and Banana Icebox Cake
Kelsey updates the no-bake icebox cake with a classic trio of flavors: chocolate, peanut butter and banana. This decadent layered cake will remind you that sometimes one slice just isn't enough.
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Ohio is known as the Buckeye State, after its official tree. Buckeyes are also the inspiration for these creamy no-bake treats, which mimic the tree’s nutlike seeds.
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Double Peanut Butter Cup Cookies
Fashion model and actress Brooklyn Decker created these intensely flavored cookies that use the winning trio of peanut butter, peanut butter chips and mini peanut butter cups.
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"Take the Day" Pie
This multilayered pie is modeled after the sweet-and-salty candy bar combo of chocolate, peanut butter, pretzels and caramel. Equal parts chewy and crunchy, it's so addictive that you'll never turn to the candy counter again.
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Chocolate-Covered Peanut Butter Cheesecake Pops
To pump up these pops' panache, roll them in chopped peanuts or crushed candies and proudly present them as bite-size gifts.
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Peanut Butter and White Chocolate Blondies
Rachel Allen uses crunchy peanut butter to create two nutty textures with just one ingredient. Fold in the sweet flecks of white chocolate just before baking.
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Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies
John Legend adds some notes of texture to his addictive oatmeal and peanut butter cookies with salty chopped roasted peanuts and raisins.
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Peanut Butter Crispy Bars
With a milk chocolate and peanut butter center and a dark chocolate icing on top, these crispy bars will make you want to celebrate.
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Roasted Peanut Butter Cups with Honey Roasted Peanuts
An inexpensive plastic candy mold can help you create these creamy peanut butter bonbons that are worthy of the fanciest candy store display.
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Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Pie
With a chilled, fluffy peanut butter filling floating between a crushed chocolate cookie crust and a smooth chocolate glaze, this pie makes for one delicious dessert.
Chocolate Chunk-Peanut Butter Cookies
These cookies are overachievers. To attain the nuttiest flavor and aroma possible, the recipe replaces regular flour with peanut flour, which is made from crushed peanuts. With even more chunky peanut butter added to the dough, it's clear that these cookies are perfect for peanut fanatics.
Get the Recipe: Chocolate Chunk-Peanut Butter Cookies