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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

  • Crust

  • 1-1/2 cups

    chocolate cookie crumbs

  • 2 Tbsps

    packed light brown sugar

  • 1/3 cup

    butter melted

  • pinch

    salt

  • Filling

  • 2 packages

    cream cheese (8 oz each), softened

  • 2 cups

    whipping creme

  • 1/2 cup

    sugar

  • 2 tsps

    vanilla extract

  • 1/2 tsp

    salt

  • Topping

  • 1/2 cup

    REESE'S baking cups and REESE'S PIECES candy

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

mixing bowl
Mixing Bowl
baking dish
8-inch Square Baking Dish
parchment paper
Parchment Paper
bowl
Medium 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.

Additional questions?