In case you’re searching for something genuinely divine to complete your feast, look no further than these 23 peanut butter desserts!
If you think peanut butter is just kid’s stuff, think twice.
Even adults love the spread thanks to salty, sweet, and nutty flavor with a lusciously smooth texture.
Plus, it’s highly versatile.
You can do a whole lot more with a jar of peanut butter than spreading it on toast with some jelly and a few slices of banana.
Combine your peanut butter with cracker crumbs and butter to create these No-Bake Bars, bake the spread into Chewy Cookies, or fuse it with whipped cream and chocolate syrup to make a Banana Milkshake—the possibilities are endless!
But if you want to eat peanut butter in more creative ways, here are some delicious and witty desserts with peanut butter that you can make at home.
The #21 peanut butter dessert recipe is heavenly when served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce. You shouldn’t miss it!
Creamy, rich, and nutty, this chocolate peanut butter chip bread can be eaten for breakfast or as a dessert.
What’s more, the recipe is tweakable, too!
Try adding in butterscotch chips, cocoa nibs, toffee pieces, or combine marshmallows with your creamy peanut butter for extra texture.
This chewy treat will satisfy both peanut butter and cookie lovers.
Laden with its tender and soft center with a crispy exterior, you can’t go wrong with these nutty cookies!
Also, the recipe is versatile, freezer-friendly, and super easy to put together.
All you need is butter, peanut butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla, flour, and baking soda.
You’ll be amazed that these bars call only for six basic ingredients.
These tasty delights are perfect for summer when you want something sweet but not the heat of the oven!
The recipe uses semi-sweet chocolate for the topping.
In case you want it a little sweeter, simply substitute milk chocolate for the semi-sweet.
Double up the heavenly goodness with this 25-minute recipe incorporating peanut butter fused with vanilla extract and sugar.
The secret to the fudgy blondies is the melted butter.
You can try using just softened butter but expect that your blondies won’t have that fudgy and rich center.
These miniature treats combine powdered peanut butter, cocoa powder, raw honey, and chocolate chips, but you can personalize the recipe by adding toasted walnuts.
The best part is you don’t need a fancy mixer.
Simply mix all the ingredients in a large bowl with a whisk and spatula then you’re good to go!
If you don’t like honey, replace it with maple or agave syrup instead.
You can make this decadent and sweet parfait with layers of mouthwatering peanut butter mousse and dark chocolate ganache.
To finish, feel free to add other goodies on tops such as peanuts, brownies, chocolate cake pieces, chopped roasted peanuts, or whipped cream.
If you like protein shakes and peanut butter, this recipe is for you!
This quench-thirsting dessert is as simple and convenient as it’s delicious.
The recipe calls for only six ingredients and takes less than 2 minutes from start to finish.
These flavorful blondies are soft and ultimately chewy; these delectable blondies show you the ideal way to get plenty of peanut butter in every bite.
Ha! I bet you’ve never thought of putting white beans in your blondies—well, you’ll be impressed!
Add twice the nutty goodness and some dark chocolate to make this recipe even better.
This rich and decadent cheesecake starts with an Oreo crushed and finishes with whipped cream, peanut butter, fudge, and peanut butter cups.
The good news is you can make the dessert ahead of time and freeze it.
Be sure to double wrap the cheesecake in plastic wrap and then in aluminum foil to avoid freezer burn.
There are many amazing and easy peanut butter dessert recipes, but this peanut butter version is something exceptional!
The creamy milkshake is delicious on its own, but topping it with whipped cream and lots of chocolate syrup enhances its flavor profile.
Imagine—chocolate, peanut butter, and oreo in one cupcake.
I know it’s indeed mind-blowing, but you’re not in heaven yet!
This Oreo-inspired version made filled with a chocolate peanut butter frosting is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
The cute cupcakes are made even more enjoyable with vanilla extract and sour cream.
This peanut butter-inspired dessert has three distinct layers: a rich brownie, peanut butter cookie dough, and a delicious chocolate ganache plus peanut butter icing.
The mini chocolate topping gives the layer cake a nice texture, and the peanut butter icing makes the dessert extra special.
Pound cake, but made with a blend of creamy peanut butter and chocolate? Why not?!
Make one and trust me, this wouldn’t last a day in your house.
Rich, sweet, and nutty at the same time, this dessert recipe might not be the easiest on the list, but every bite of this sinfully delicious cake is unarguably worth it.
This straightforward fudge recipe packs with cocoa powder, peanut butter, and vanilla extract, making it another holiday hit in the making.
Take note: This chocolate peanut butter fudge is soft, so you might need to freeze it for easier cutting.
What happens when you put the fudgy brownies and chewy cookies together?
This ultra-satisfying dessert is bound to impress!
The smashed peanut butter cups lend a noticeable nutty mouthfeel, which wonderfully blends with the splash of vanilla extract.
Nothing beats thick, chewy, and homemade granola bars—especially if they have melted chocolate bars and chocolate chips.
If you’re in a pinch, substitute your old-fashioned oats with quick-cooked oats, and in case you’re running out of honey, opt for that maple syrup instead.
This dessert uses La Choy chow mein noodles, creamy peanut butter, butterscotch chips, and salted peanuts, resulting in sweet and salty candy treats.
And what I like about the recipe is that you don’t need to turn on your conventional oven.
Just allow them to cool or place them in the refrigerator.
When it comes to easy peanut butter desserts, this peanut butter chocolate brookie pie should be on the top list!
Peanut butter, vanilla extract, and chocolate chips unite to create a sinfully luscious dessert paired with vanilla ice cream and fudge sauce.
Laden with brownie layer and cookie top inside of a tempting pie crust, this brookie recipe is sure to deliver!
No feast is complete without rice Krispie balls covered in chocolate coating.
Plus, these cute balls require no baking, making them easy to prepare for a crowd.
To extend their shelf life, consider storing the desserts in the freezer, but putting them in the fridge should work well, too.
It only takes eight ingredients and five minutes of your time to make this yummy peanut butter fluffy.
Don’t forget to chill this treat to get the right consistency!
The secret to the texture and flavor of this dessert is the combination of cream cheese and vanilla instant pudding mix.
When you’re looking for a treat to impress a crowd, this peanut butter dessert recipe should end your dilemma.
Everything in these cookie dough rolls is topnotch—rich and melty peanut butter-based cookie dough wrapped in a crispy egg roll wrapper then sprinkled with powdered sugar.
To serve, dip the rolls in chocolate ganache, then serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Sweet, salty pretzel crust and peanut butter are the highlights of this crowd-pleasing layer dessert.
Also, the recipe doesn’t take long to throw together.
To layer, start with the pretzel crust, then proceed to cheesecake mousse, pudding, hot fudge, and whipped cream.
Don’t forget the garnishes!
These frozen treats benefit from a dash of cocoa powder, some peanut butter, graham crackers, and granulated sugar that adds just the right amount of sweetness.
These pops take eight hours in the freezer.
So prepare them the night before and enjoy these delights tomorrow!
The bottom line
Peanut butter goes way beyond bread or toast.
Whether you’re a big fan or just hate its salty aftertaste, peanut butter can come in handy.
Besides being an excellent ingredient for baked goods or sweet dishes, you can also use peanut butter in various cooking applications to take your food to the next level.
It may sound weird, but the spread works beautifully with savory dishes like these chicken stuffed buns and Thai peanut chicken noodles.
Haven’t you heard of them? This post is the sign!
- Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Bread
- Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies
- No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars
- Peanut Butter Blondies
- Flourless Chocolate Brownies
- Chocolate And Peanut Butter Mousse Parfait
- Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Shake
- White Bean Blondies
- No-Bake Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake
- Skinny Peanut Butter Banana Milkshake
- Peanut Butter Oreo Cupcakes
- Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Brownie Layer Cake
- Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Pound Cake
- Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge
- Fudgy Peanut Butter Cookie Brookies
- No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola Bars
- Peanut Butter Haystacks (No-Bake)
- Peanut Butter Chocolate Brookie Pie
- Peanut Butter Balls Rice Krispies
- Peanut Butter Pluff
- Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Egg Rolls
- Chocolate Peanut Butter Layer Dessert
- Frozen Peanut Butter Pie Pops
- Choose one or more options from our list of peanut butter desserts here!
- Create your new favorite dessert!
- Pat yourself on the back for making food at home for you to enjoy!
- Share and comment! Did you make any tweaks so it’s all your own?