Peanut Butter Dessert Recipes

From truffles to cookies to no-bake pie, these creamy, chewy, sweet and savory dessert recipes from Food Network all include peanut butter.

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Pudding Pie

Fluffy, dreamy and filled with a heavenly peanut butter pudding, this chilled pie is sure to be a hit. Don't skimp on the chocolate chip and peanut topping — it provides a contrasting texture to all of the creaminess.

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Peanut Butter-Banana Semifreddo

Trade scoops of ice cream for slices of ice cream semifreddo, a semi-frozen cake swirled with peanut butter and whipped cream. A surprise crunch comes from the graham cracker crust bottom.

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Crunchy Peanut Butter Thins

These crunchy cookies are a satisfying alternative to regular peanut butter cookies. Chia seeds are a great source of Omega-3 fatty acids — look for them in specialty health food stores if you don't see them in the regular grocery store.

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Chocolate Peanut-Butter No Bake Cookies

Chocolate, peanut butter and oatmeal are mixed together to create a rich, gooey dough that forms into cookies once cooled — no oven needed.

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Slice and Bake Peanut Butter Sandies

Say goodbye to store-bought cookie dough because these peanut butter sandies can stay chilled in the freezer and be sliced whenever a craving for fresh-baked cookies arises.

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Ice Cream Sandwiches with Slice and Bake Peanut Butter Sandies

Use the Slice and Bake Peanut Butter Sandies to make gourmet ice cream sandwiches paired with your favorite ice cream flavor. Try coffee ice cream for a unique combination.

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Miniature Peanut Butter and Jelly Pies

After just one bite of these mini pies, your taste buds may be fooled into thinking you're eating a PB & J sandwich. Peanut butter pudding fills the graham cracker crust and is topped with fresh whipped cream, a dollop of jelly and chopped roasted peanuts.

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Peanut Butter Caramel Swirled Brownies

Bobby Flay calls this "a stealth peanut butter brownie" because although you can't see the PB, it's marbled in with the caramel swirl.

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Peanut Butter Truffles

No need to turn on the stove or oven. Peanut butter, sugar and butter is whipped into luscious truffle dough, then rolled in a variety of toppings and chilled to form these bite-size desserts.

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Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

Claire Robinson needs only five ingredients to make her sweet, chewy and flourless peanut butter cookies. Add personality to each treat by sprinkling sea salt, mini chocolate chips or shredded coconut on top.

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No-Bake Chocolate-Pretzel-Peanut Butter Squares

Trisha Yearwood's chocolatey no-bake dessert squares are easy to transport and perfect on the go. The sweet and salty combination will please kids and adults alike.

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Icebox Cake with Slice and Bake Peanut Butter Sandies

Peanut butter sandies are layered with whipped cream and frozen for a simple dessert that can be prepared ahead of time. Drizzle with peanut butter glaze to add the finishing touch before serving.

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Peanut Butter Fudge

Alton Brown's kid-friendly fudge recipe uses only four ingredients and the microwave for cooking. After chilling for a few hours, the peanut butter dessert will be ready to enjoy.

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars

Ina Garten knows these two flavors are simply meant to be baked together. The creaminess of peanut butter cookies is sweetened by the fruity raspberry jam and topped with salty peanuts for mouthwatering dessert bars.

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Peanut Butter-Chocolate Chip-Bacon Cookies

Put a spin on traditional chocolate chip cookies with creamy peanut butter, honey-roasted peanuts and crispy bacon. 

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Sunny's Crunchy Peanut Butter S'more Bites

Peanut butter, chocolate, graham crackers and marshmallow come together into bite-size treats perfect for your cookie tin.

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Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut butter cookies glisten after being rolled in sugar and baked until fluffy.

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Peanut Butter Pie — Semi-Homemaker Recipe

A few store-bought ingredients make this peanut butter pie a breeze to prepare in just 10 minutes. Chocolate cookie crust balances the sweet and salty peanut butter whipped cream, while the hardened chocolate topping adds to the presentation and texture.

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Elvis-Inspired Peanut Butter Brunch Parfait

Pay tribute to The King with a rocking dessert that pairs Elvis' favorite combination of peanut butter, banana and bacon with waffle cookies and whipped cream in parfait-form. Serve the individual treats in clear glasses so the layers are visible.

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Butterscotch Peanut Butter Bars

Trisha Yearwood's bars are the perfect salty and sweet combination. She tops the baked bars with an easy glaze made from just three ingredients: peanut butter, confectioners’ sugar and milk.

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Peanut Butter Pie

The key to making the Neelys' peanut butter pie is to gently fold the whipped cream into the peanut butter mixture until it's just mixed so you don't lose any of the airiness. Top with chocolate shavings and freeze for a winning dessert.

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"Miss" Mickey's Peanut Butter Balls

Trisha's no-bake peanut butter balls take only 20 minutes to prepare. Although they can be stored in an airtight container for up to two weeks, there's a good chance they will be long gone before then.

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

For an easy treat, Ree Drummond bakes peanut butter cookie dough in mini muffin cups, then presses chocolate-peanut butter cups into the center of the cookies while the dough is still warm.

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Chocolate-Dipped Peanut Butter S'mores

Few can resist the appeal of toasted marshmallows atop smooth chocolate and sweet, crunchy graham cracker. Ree ups the ante on this easy dessert by adding peanut butter to the classic combo and dipping the s'mores in white and milk chocolate. 

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

Ree says the whole kitchen smells like peanut butter when she makes her pie — all the more evidence that this is a dessert for serious PB lovers. The pie is so rich, guests need only a small sliver.

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Frozen Peanut Butter Bites

If it's a hot and humid day outside, dust your hands with confectioners' sugar before rolling the peanut butter dough into balls. Dip and drizzle with melted chocolate for a decadent, easy to prepare dessert.

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5 Ingredients: Chocolate-Peanut Butter Smoothie

My family is always in a rush—so for a quick on-the-go snack or meal I’ll whip up a smoothie. To satisfy my chocolate craving, I created this recipe using 5 simple ingredients that I always have on hand.