I am starting this post with a BANG! I wanted to grab your attention with this incredible dessert. I firmly believe your dinner party is a success when the dessert knocks your guests socks off. This is my husband's favorite dessert in the world. You combine peanut butter, chocolate, and cheesecake and you have nailed it . This dessert is not as labor intensive as you think and is so fun to share with guests! You can make it the night before and great really creative with decorating it. The rest of the menu for a complete dinner party for 6-8 people is below. Enjoy!
- 25 oreo or nutter butter cookies
- 6 tablespoons butter, melted
- 1/2 tsp sugar
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1½ cups brown sugar
- 1 cup peanut butter
- 4 eggs
- ½ cup cream
- 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 32 oz cream cheese
- 12 oz Reese’s Peanut Butter miniature cups, roughly chopped (Like shown)
- 2 3/4 confectioners sugar
- 6 tablespoons cocoa powder
- 6 tablespoons butter
- 5 tablespoons evaporated milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- Preheat oven to 325°F.
- Crush up the ore's to make a chocolate powder. Add salt, butter, and sugar. Mix so it sticks together. Press into 9 inch pan. Bake for 10 minutes and then leave it out to set.
- Beat eggs, cream cheese, brown sugar, peanut butter, vanilla and cream until smith. Fold in chopped up Reese's Miniatures. Pour entire batter into the crust.
- Place pan inside large pan filled with 1 inch of hot water. Bake the cheesecake for 1 hour to 1 hour 20 minutes. Turn off the oven and leave cake in there for another hour. Then remove from oven to cool for 45 minutes. Refridgerate overnight or for at least 3 hours.
- Frosting: In a medium bowl, sift together the confectioners' sugar and cocoa, and set aside.
- In a large bowl, cream butter until smooth, then gradually beat in sugar mixture alternately with evaporated milk. Blend in vanilla. Beat until light and fluffy. If necessary, adjust consistency with more milk or sugar.