If you love peanut butter but are trying to diet, you should look away now. This recipe is naughty. Very very naughty. But we all need a little indulgence in our lives, otherwise what a boring world it would be. Life is too short to count calories 24/7. Make this for the peanut butter fan in your life and they’ll love you forever!
Peanut Butter Lover’s no bake cheesecake
200g chocolate cookies (such as Bourbons, Oreos, Maryland chocolate chip)
300g full fat cream cheese
60g caster sugar
120g crunchy peanut butter
125ml double cream
Reeces peanut butter cups, peanut butter m&ms, salted peanuts
Preheat the oven to 180c.
Place the chocolate biscuits in a food processor and process to fine crumbs. Melt the butter in a small saucepan. Pour the melted butter over the biscuit crumbs and stir until evenly coated. Pour this into a 20cm fluted tart/cake tin. Bake for 15 minutes to set the crust, then remove from oven and allow to cool completely.
Beat the cream cheese and sugar together. In a small saucepan, warm the peanut butter and double cream over a low heat. Remove from the heat and allow to cool before folding into the cream cheese. Pour this peanut butter cheesecake mixture onto the crust, using a spoon to level the mixture. Place in the fridge for 4-5 hours to set.
Just before serving, decorate with salted peanuts, Reeces peanut butter cups, peanut butter m&ms or a drizzle of chocolate if you like!