6 Desserts That Prove Chocolate and Peanut Butter Are Better Together
We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: Chocolate and peanut butter is the world’s best combination. You can’t go wrong with this creamy, sweet, salty and indulgent duo. Of course, peanut butter blossoms are a crowd favorite, but they shouldn’t be the only reason you pull out your jar of peanut butter. Break out a new kind of chocolate-peanut butter treat to share this season.
Peanut butter cookie, brownie and macaroon … need we say more? The three-in-one dessert created in Food Network Kitchen is similar to fudge, so a little square goes a long way — something to consider before you double the recipe because of how ridiculously amazing it sounds.
Yes, there are two brownie desserts in this roundup. But Bobby Flay’s recipe has peanut butter caramel swirled into the dark chocolate batter, and the genius of peanut butter caramel cannot be ignored.
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How do you make a better marshmallow cereal treat? Swap in puffed peanut butter and chocolate cereal, add peanut butter and vanilla to the melted marshmallows, stir in coconut and pretzels, and drizzle with chocolate.
It doesn’t get much better than peanut butter pie, especially when the crust is made with chocolate sandwich cookies. For the filling, Ree Drummond uses a combination of peanut butter, cream cheese and whipped topping to reach creamy, smooth perfection.
Chef Name: Ree Drummond Full Recipe Name: Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies Talent Recipe: Ree Drummondâs Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies, as seen on The Pioneer Woman FNK Recipe: Project: Foodnetwork.com, Back to School/Sandwich Central/Dinner and a Movie/Sides Show Name: The Pioneer Woman Food Network / Cooking Channel: Food Network
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Two dozen cookies prepped and baked in 25 minutes will seem like a miracle, but it’s not. It’s Ree’s two-ingredient cookie recipe and your secret weapon for cookie swaps, neighbor gifts and your party’s cookie platter.
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The only thing better than a peanut butter cookie is the spoonful of peanut butter cookie dough you eat while baking, just “to make sure it will taste OK.” If you can relate, you’ll love these eggless cookie dough truffles.