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No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars

Details

Time
3 hours 15 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
1 cheesecake

These chocolate and peanut butter cheesecake bars whip up nicely with REESE'S Baking Cups and REESE'S PIECES Candy. The fall color scheme of the candy makes for a picture-perfect, delicious and easy Thanksgiving dessert.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
12 minutes
Chill Time
3 hours

Ingredients

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Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

mixing bowl
mixing bowl
8-inch square baking dish
8-inch square baking dish
parchment paper
parchment paper
bowl
bowl
mixer
mixer
measuring cups
measuring cups
rubber scraper
rubber scraper
freezer
freezer
1

In a bowl, thoroughly mix chocolate cookie crumbs, brown sugar, butter, and salt. Press evenly into parchment-lined 8x8” baking dish. Chill dish while making the filling.

2

In a medium bowl, place cream cheese and beat with a hand mixer until smooth. Add in cream and beat until thoroughly incorporated.

3

Add sugar, vanilla, peanut butter, and salt. Beat until smooth, scraping down the sides as necessary. Fold in the 1⁄2 cup REESE'S Baking Cups and REESE'S PIECES Candy.

4

Pour filling into chilled crust and smooth out the top. Top with remaining 1⁄2 cup of REESE'S Baking Cups and REESE'S PIECES Candy.

5

Freeze for 3 hours.

6

Allow bars to slightly soften, then slice and serve.

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