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Easy Dessert Recipes Using Chocolate and Peanut Butter

Updated on April 18, 2012

To many, chocolate and peanut butter are the perfect combination.

Here are three easy recipes that would delight any chocolate and peanut butter fan, as well as any sweets lover in general.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars
Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars | Source

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup butter, melted
  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter

Directions:

  1. In a medium bowl, mix all ingredients, excluding the chocolate chips and 3 T peanut butter, until blended.
  2. Spray a 9x13 pan with cooking spray, and press mixture evenly into bottom of pan.
  3. Place chocolate chips and 3 T peanut butter in microwave-safe bowl, and microwave on high for 1 minute.
  4. Stir until smooth, and pour onto prepared graham cracker mixture.
  5. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  6. Cut into squares to serve.

Peanut Butter Brownie Bites
Peanut Butter Brownie Bites | Source

Peanut Butter Brownie Bites

Ingredients:

  • 1 box brownie mix + water, oil, and egg(s) as called for on brownie mix instructions
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter chips

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Mix brownie mix according to instructions on box, and pour into mini muffin tin (makes approximately 40 brownie bites)
  3. Bake for 15 minutes.
  4. Once brownie bites are done baking, use the back of a melon-baller (or any other spoon that will fit into each brownie bite) and make an indentation into each brownie bite.
  5. While brownie bites are baking, melt peanut butter in microwave on high for 1 minute.
  6. Pour a teaspoonful of the melted peanut butter into the center of each brownie bite.
  7. Top with chocolate chips and peanut butter chips.
  8. Let cool in pan, about 1 hour.

Peanut Butter Marbled Squares
Peanut Butter Marbled Squares | Source

Peanut Butter Marbled Squares

Ingredients:

  • 10 large rectangles graham crackers
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 square vanilla bark

Directions:

  1. Place graham crackers on a Silpat-lined (or foil-lined) cookie sheet, breaking apart rectangles as needed to fit onto cookie sheet.
  2. Place chocolate chips and peanut butter in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high for 1 minute. Stir until smooth.
  3. Pour mixture onto graham crackers and spread evenly.
  4. Heat vanilla bark in a microwave-safe bowl for 30 seconds on high. Stir until smooth. If not completely melted, heat for another 30 seconds.
  5. Drop melted vanilla bark by spoonfuls onto chocolate-covered graham crackers.
  6. Use a knife to cut through melted vanilla bark to create marbled effect.
  7. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  8. Cut into squares.

What Are Your Favorite Chocolate and Peanut Butter Treats?

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    • viking305 profile image

      L M Reid 

      6 years ago from Ireland

      Anything made at home with chocolate is a winner for me. The photos of these desserts you have made look really tempting. Will have to spend a few hours in the kitchen making some of these great dessert recipes.

      Shared on Twitter.

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      Movie Master 

      6 years ago from United Kingdom

      What fantastic recipes - I love both chocolate and peanut butter, so these are a 'must' for me!

      Thank you for sharing and voted up

    • savingkathy profile image

      Kathy Sima 

      6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Mmmm. I love peanut butter and chocolate! All three of these recipes look delicious. Thanks for sharing!

    • vespawoolf profile image

      vespawoolf 

      6 years ago from Peru, South America

      I am a huge chocolate/peanut butter fan! I have added these to my favorites to try next time I need a dessert recipe. Your photos make my mouth water!

    • HawaiiHeart profile imageAUTHOR

      HawaiiHeart 

      6 years ago from Hawaii

      All of these recipes are really easy...and sooo delicious. I hope you all get to try and make them. Or get someone to make them for you =).

    • L.L. Woodard profile image

      L.L. Woodard 

      6 years ago from Oklahoma City

      Chocolate and peanut butter immediately caught my attention! The pictures you've provided caused my mouth to water in anticipation.

      That said, I'm going to pass these recipes around to friends and family. I'm not sure I know anyone who doesn't like this sweet combo of ingredients.

      Voted up and SHARED.

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      Jazmine Llaguno 

      6 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      this looks sinfully good.

    • Kris Heeter profile image

      Kris Heeter 

      6 years ago from Indiana

      I love the chocolate and PB combination. The peanut butter brownie bites sounds amazing! I'll have to write this one down! Thanks for sharing these recipes:)

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      truthfornow 

      6 years ago from New Orleans, LA

      Yum, love peanut butter and chocolate together. Definitely saving these recipes to try. Makes me want to make them right now. Voted up!

    • John Sarkis profile image

      John Sarkis 

      6 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      This looks so good. Dark chocolate, extra peanut butter and extra sugar for me....

      Voted up

      John

    • Dawn Conklin profile image

      Dawn Conklin 

      6 years ago from New Jersey, USA

      Thank you for sharing, they look like they are easy for us all to do. They all look so good, but the Peanut Butter Brownie Bites look so delicious! I think I will have to make these tonight :)

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      LucidDreams 

      6 years ago from St Petersburg, Florida

      Yummy!!!!!! Thats pretty much my favorite combo. I now am forced to show these recipes to my wife.

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      Tammy 

      6 years ago from North Carolina

      You had me at peanut butter and chocolate.. Fabulous reciepie and photos!

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      alipuckett 

      6 years ago

      My mother recently made a recipe similar to the chocolate peanut butter bars, but instead of graham cracker, she used rice krispies. Mmmmm... Masterpiece! :)

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      Amanda Hare 

      6 years ago from England

      These look delicious! And so easy to make too! I know what I'll be making this weekend...mmmmm....

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