A creamy layer of cheesecake is loaded with chopped peanut butter cups and sandwiched between an Oreo crust and milk chocolate topping in this Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake.
You'll only need a few simple ingredients to make this easy recipe. Let's get started!
Step 1. Combine the cookies and peanuts in the bowl of a food processor. Pulse until finely chopped and well-combined.
Step 2. Pour in the melted butter and pulse again until the crumb mixture is wet.
Step 3. Transfer the crumb mixture to the prepared pan and press firmly into the bottom and up the sides.
Step 4. Use an electric mixer on medium speed to beat the cream cheese in a large mixing bowl, until it’s smooth and creamy.
Step 5. Beat in the eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
Step 6. Add the sugar, peanut butter, cream, and vanilla to the bowl with the cream cheese.
Step 7. Mix until smooth, then fold in the peanut butter cups.
Step 8. Pour the filling into the crust.
Step 9. Bake the cheesecake, then run a knife around the edges and allow to cool. Cover the pan and refrigerate.
Step 10. Combine the chocolate chips and sour cream in a small saucepan set over low heat.
Step 11. Stir constantly until the chocolate chips have melted and the mixture is smooth.
Step 12. Spread the chocolate mixture over the top of the cheesecake.
Step 13. Return the cheesecake to refrigerator for 30 minutes, or until the topping is set.
Grab a slice of Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake and dig in!