Peanut Butter Desserts You Can’t Live Without
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We’ll cut straight to the chase: We love dessert. And thankfully, we’ve got a baking expert in the house – Rachael’s sister, Maria – who’s always ready to whip up just what we’re craving!
We don’t know about you, but for us, there’s nothing quite like peanut butter in your sweets. The creamy, decadent texture (preferably with a bit of crunch, too!) and flavor lend richness and complexity to even the simplest treats. And, peanut butter is friends with other top dessert flavors – like chocolate. Best friends, we might even say.
We checked in with Maria to get a sweet tooth fix with a peanut butter twist. Whip up one of these amazing treats for your next party!
Peanut butter? Check. Chocolate? Check. Homemade ice cream? Double-check. Bring the best of dessert to your table with this recipe that’s both decadent and refreshing. And while making your own ice cream may seem daunting, this recipe from Maria is simple, quick, and doesn’t require any additional kitchen equipment.
And if you’re still in the mood for cake, Maria’s Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting won’t disappoint. This light, fluffy, rich cake can also be converted to cupcakes for easy sharing at parties or picnics. And, Maria even gives instructions for peanut butter frosting lovers to successfully double the recipe! Psst: No one will judge you for sneaking a spoonful while you’re baking.
These classic peanut butter cookies are some of Rachael’s favorites. While Maria always makes them for her around the holidays, we are positive that you’ll love them year-round. Bonus: Don’t want to make too many? Take Maria’s advice: You can leave sugared cookie balls in your refrigerator for up to 2 weeks and cook off a few fresh from the oven each day as needed or wanted.
If you’re in the mood to chill out, Maria’s Peanut Butter Mud Pie should be next up on your must-bake dessert list. A peanut butter ice cream pie with a chocolate cookie crust is almost (almost!) too dreamy to pass up. And while it’s decadent and delish, this pie is deceptively simple to create. We also love Maria’s simple touch of adding crushed, salted peanuts to the top of the pie to add extra crunch.
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