Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars

Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars

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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!"


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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
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
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




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.


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.


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 8 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 8 months ago

asha180481 1 year ago

Everything work out great, it was really easy, and everyone loved them. Also they are very rich.
reno127 1 year ago

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

thegreatiam1 1 year ago

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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