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Peanut Butter Cheesecake Recipe

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 16
Author: Olives-n-Okra
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Ingredients

Crust

  • 1-3/4 cups crushed Oreo cookies about 40 cookies or chocolate graham crackers
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter melted

Peanut Butter Cheesecake

  • 2 pounds cream cheese softened
  • 4 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1-1/2 cups smooth peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream

Topping

  • 1 cup semi-sweet dark chocolate chips
  • 1 cup peanut butter chips
  • 8 ounces mini peanut butter cups

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Add melted butter to crushed Oreo cookies. Press crumb mixture firmly to the bottom and sides of 10-inch cheesecake pan.
  • In large bowl, beat cream cheese until Smooth. Add eggs one at a time, mix well. Add in sugar, peanut butter, vanilla, and cream; mix well. Pour cheesecake mixture in prepared pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees until cheesecake is set, about 1 hour. When cheesecake is done, prop open oven door and let rest for one hour. Remove from oven and chill completely before adding the topping.
  • To make the topping, melt chocolate chips and drizzle over top of cheesecake. Melt peanut butter chips and drizzle over cheesecake in the opposite direction. Top with mini peanut butter cups. Chill completely before serving.

Notes

Add 1/3 cup of sugar if using chocolate graham crackers for crust.