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The One, The Only: Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake

Could there be a more decadent dessert than chocolate peanut butter cheese cake? It’s at the top of our most sinful spoonfuls list, but trust us: this recipe is worth every bite!

What You’ll Need

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  • chocolate wafers ( the cookie portion of these are best for homemade crumbs)  ( 9 ounces (255 grams) )
  • bitter- or semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped chips  ( 6 ounces (170 grams) )
  • packed dark brown sugar  ( 1/2 cup (95 grams) )
  • unsalted butter, melted and still hot  ( 7 tablespoons (100 grams) )
  • heavy or whipping cream  ( 1 cup (235 ml) )
  • bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, chopped  ( 13 ounces (370 grams) )
  • smooth peanut butter (optional)  ( 2 tablespoons (30 grams) )
  • cream cheese, at room temperature  ( 2 8-ounce packages (455 grams) )
  • smooth peanut butter  ( 1 1/4 cups (320 grams) )
  • granulated sugar  ( 1 cup (200 grams) )
  • sour cream  ( 3/4 cup (180 grams) )
  • large eggs  ( 3 )
  • vanilla extract  ( 2 teaspoons (10 ml) )
  • heavy or whipping cream  ( 1/3 cup (80 ml) )
  • bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, chopped  ( 4 1/2 ounces (130 grams) )
  • smooth peanut butter (optional)  ( 1 tablespoon (15 grams) )
Ready to make? Find out how on smitten kitchen