Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars

Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars

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24 review(s) averaging 4.2. 75% would make again

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"Very good! Instead of drizzling the chocolate, which was difficult to do, I spread it out as a top layer and chilled. Fantastic!"


Ingredients

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CRUST
1 1/4 cups flour
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp table salt
1/4 lb butter (1 stick); salted
1 cup packed dark brown sugar
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
FILLING
2 packages cream cheese 8 oz ea; softened
1 cup brown sugar firmly packed
1/3 cup peanut butter
3 Tbs all-purpose flour
4 eggs
1/2 cup milk
CHOCOLATE DRIZZLE
1/4 cup heavy (whipping) cream
4 ounces Good Quality Bittersweet Chocolate
1/2-1 cup peanuts to sprinkle on top

Original recipe makes 24 Servings

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Preparation

CRUST

1 Pre-heat oven to 350 degress

2 Sift flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in medium bowl.

3 Mix butter until creamy, then add brown sugar beating until fluffy. Add peanut butter and mix, then add the egg and vanilla. Add dry ingredients and mix.

4 Place dough into the bottom of a 9 x 13 inch baking pan, flattening to cover the entire surface.

5 Bake for approximately 10 minutes until firm, but not fully baked.

FILLING

1 While the crust is baking, mix cream cheese, brown sugar, peanut butter and flour together until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, then milk mixing just until incorporated. Pour batter into prepared crust. Place in the oven and bake for 10 minutes, then turn the temperature to 250 and bake for 35- 40 minutes longer. The top should be firm but not brown, with a little jiggle in the center (not much though). Remove from the oven and set aside to cool.

CHOCOLATE DRIZZLE (GANACHE)

1 In a microwave safe bowl, heat the cream to just below boiling, about 1 minute. Add the chocolate and stir gently until melted and smooth. Drizzle over the top of the bars.

2 Refrigerate for several hours to overnight, then slice into small squares (it is very rich).

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Yum! The crust is almost like a peanut butter cookie, and the filling is both tangy and nutty. The chocolate is hard to drizzle so I ended up spreading the chocolate on too. The peanuts on top was a nice touch... crunchy and creamy.
ees55 5 months ago

These are great! It's definitely for pb lovers. I only had one package of cream cheese so I used 1 cup of plain Greek yogurt to substitute for the rest and it tasted great! Next time I might just use yogurt instead of cream cheese. Awesome recipe!
kris10k 5 months ago

asha180481 10 months ago

Everything work out great, it was really easy, and everyone loved them. Also they are very rich.
reno127 12 months ago

Very good! Instead of drizzling the chocolate, which was difficult to do, I spread it out as a top layer and chilled. Fantastic!
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mchakra 1 year ago

This looks yummy!
suemarburgerbutzer 1 year ago

This isn't so much a review but a question...when will this recipe be edited so it's correct? I thought all recipes were reviewed for accuracy. Is it typical to have inaccurate information published?
Delilah52 1 year ago

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