The Best No-Bake Reese Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake

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This is the Best No-Bake Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake recipe and tastes beyond words. There are so many delicious things going on in this peanut butter recipe with a decadent cheesecake that is drenched in a delectable hot fudge sauce and bits of Reese's Peanut Butter Cups embedded right inside the cheesecake. The result of all these flavors together is a luscious no-bake cheesecake dessert that is to die for! What a genius idea to combine the peanut butter cups inside the cheesecake! You can call this recipe as a peanut butter dessert innovation. This recipe is hand down one of the best dessert recipes ever. The perfect layering of different ingredients adds a sweet charm and a rich flavor in this dessert which is what makes it an unforgettable experience.

You can serve a slice of this cheesecake with a dollop of whipped cream and your guests are going to adore it. Quite surprisingly, the prep time for this peanut butter recipe is fairly short, and it is relatively easy to make as well. You will be happy to know that in just a little time you can create such a stunning masterpiece sweetness. There are so many ways to make this recipe interesting. You can use different types of crust in the place of Graham cracker crust like ‘Digestive’ or ‘Rich Tea biscuits’, lady fingers, or shortbread. Try using Sara Lee pound cake, Milk Arrowroots, Vanilla wafers, soda crackers, etc. which are all excellent options. You can use different kinds of toasted and blanched nuts like almonds, pecans, walnuts, etc. on top as a garnish. Add a topping of coconut flakes if you wish or even chocolate sprinkles. You can add crushed Toblerone bits or any of your favorite chocolate shavings on top. You can decorate the top with cut up fruits like Raspberries or Kiwi bits as they go well with this peanut butter dessert recipe. If you like Nutella, you could replace the fudge sauce by whipping Nutella and condensed milk together and drizzle it on top.

Nutrition Facts for: The Best No-Bake Reeses Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake from Bake with Christina

Ingredients: Graham cracker crumbs, unsalted butter, Reeses Minatures, cream cheese, peanut butter, powdered sugar, sugar, heavy cream, vanilla extract, Cool whip, shortening, hot fudge sauce.

* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet

* The entire recipe has been calculated for 8 servings.

* Per Serving:Calories 1088, Calories from Fat 797, Total Fat 88.6g 136%, Saturated Fat 38.8g 194%, Cholesterol 111mg 37%, Sodium 813mg 34%, Potassium 665mg 19%, Carbohydrates 55.0g 18%, Dietary Fiber 6.1g 24%, Sugars 33.8g, Protein 28.9g, Vitamin A 28%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 9%, Iron 53%

In this recipe, for a healthy option in the place of ‘Cool Whip,’ you can use organic heavy whipping cream with cane sugar. For extra firmness, add a tablespoon of instant vanilla pudding to the whipping cream. Did you know that peanut butter is cholesterol free? The nutrition in peanut comes from vitamin B6, which helps in maintaining blood sugar levels. You don't need a better excuse other than the nutrition in peanut butter, to bake more peanut butter dessert recipes. It's a great way of packing in all that peanut butter goodness into your family's well being.

Thank you to Christina at the ‘Bake with Christina' food blog for sharing this decadent Best No-Bake Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake recipe with us. Do visit Christina's blog where she shares some of the best dessert recipes and more peanut butter dessert recipes. If you're into chocolate and peanut butter, then definitely try making this recipe, it's worth it!

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