July 10, 2014

Mini Peanut Butter Cheesecakes

I knew Brandon's birthday treat would have to combine his two favourites: cheesecake and peanut butter. Since these treats are so decadent I opted for mini versions as they just seemed less intimidating than diving into a whole cheesecake. Although they seem complex they were actually quite simple to make. And are so indulgent!  If you are looking for a rich, peanut buttery, chocolately treat look no further! 

recipe adapted from Oh My God Chocolate Desserts 
makes: 12-14 mini cheesecakes 

Oreo Crust Base:
1 cup Oreo cookie crumbs 
2 tablespoons melted butter

Peanut Butter Cheesecake:
2 bricks (16 oz) of softened cream cheese
1/2 cup smooth peanut butter 
2 eggs
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup heavy cream
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Chocolate Ganache:
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
3 tablespoons heavy cream
1-2 tablespoons powdered sugar

7 Reece's Peanut Butter Cups chopped 

1. Line cupcake tray with cupcake liners. I also sprayed the cupcake lines with non-stick spray to ensure they would pop out easily.
2. Mix together the Oreo crumbs and the melted butter. Spoon 1/2 tablespoon of this mixture into each cupcake liner, pat down with back of spoon. 
3. Bake the crust at 350 degrees for 5 minutes.

4. Using an electric mixer, beat the softened cream cheese and peanut butter until smooth. Add the sugar and beat until combined. Add the eggs one at a time, then add the cream and vanilla until combined.
5. Spoon cheesecake mixture on top of baked crusts. Fill to the brim.
6. Bake again at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes. When finished let cool and then place in refrigerator for roughly 4 hours to set. 

7. In a microwave safe bowl combine chocolate chips and cream. Microwave until melted using 15 second intervals, stirring in-between, so you don't burn the chocolate. Add powdered sugar to thicken.
8. Remove cupcake liners from cheesecakes. Spoon ganache over cheesecakes and top with chopped Reece's Peanut Butter Cups. Place in fridge to set until cooled.  



  1. holy. crap. -- mentally eating this now....................


  2. Will you make me a cake too?
    My birthday is in August. I like lemon.

  3. Start Making Money With Your Own Online Store In 10 Simple Steps

    Making money online is a dream for many, but the simple fact is that it's often just as tough as making money offline. Blogging can be done either as a hobby or as a full-time business. Let's start with the basics of building your niche website and blog, then get into how affiliate marketing will work for you. While taking online surveys won't make you rich by any means, a few minutes of your time can earn you a few extra dollars. And the demand for greater transparency is making digital marketers seriously consider doing their programmatic media buying in-house. One of the more traditional, yet still profitable methods is selling stock photos and stock video content online on a site like Shutterstock. This means having multiple revenue streams from multiple sources, like selling your freelance services, affiliate and passive income, as well as coaching and other online odd jobs.

    There are no complex application forms or fees required - just sign up & instantly start to earn money online with one of the best affiliate programs. However, despite these changes the organisations in this process remain largely unchanged: a client briefs a creative and media buying agency who in turn, conceptualise, plan and buys the media. Ad agencies may operate a large number of departments in addition to media buying, such as account management; account planning; strategy; trafficking; website development; and creative. 29. Offer coupons (with affiliate links) - People are eagerly looking for discount & promo codes for everything from clothes to travel vacations. Then, you can start selling them informational products such as eBooks, videos, podcasts, worksheets etc to make money from your websites.

    Accenture has sounded the starting gun in terms of winning buying accounts, rather than just acquiring or augmenting relationships, by winning not only Maserati's media buying and creative but also managing every touchpoint of the customer experience”. From online ads and video to digital out-of-home, streaming, voice and TV, the sheer number of options can make it feel like an impenetrable process to understand. Getting started selling on eBay is as simple as creating an account. Identify the demographic that you are trying to reach and choose a channel and time slot that is frequently accessed by your target audience. Weather it's a tiny bit of side money, half your income, or going for the long haul and making it your full time income. After that project, Most Likely To now conducts out of home advertising campaigns as well as managing their social media presence. https://www.reviewengin.com/how-media-buying-will-help-you-to-make-money-online/

  4. توكيل صيانة توشيبا بالاسكندرية تشرف بكوننا توكيل صيانة توشيبا بالاسكندرية وكيل توشيبا Toshiba بالإسكندرية حيث تقوم الشركة بجميع أعمال الوكيل المعتمد لشركة توشيبا Toshiba محلياَ داخل محافظة الاسكندرية .
    صيانة ثلاجات توشيبا بالاسكندرية
    توكيل صيانة ثلاجات توشيبا بالاسكندرية
    صيانة توشيبا بالاسكندرية
    توكيل توشيبا بالاسكندرية
    رقم صيانة توشيبا بالاسكندرية


Thanks for stopping by! I'd love to hear from you...

Note: only a member of this blog may post a comment.

Blog Design Created by pipdig