There's a reason why peanut butter chocolate cups are so popular. It's because the combination of bitter sweet chocolate and salty, nutty peanut butter may just be the best marriage in culinary heaven! Here are some of the best peanut butter chocolate treats that you can try right in your own kitchen.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls (She Wears Many Hats)
"These Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls are certainly an old favorite. I know I’m not alone when I say that. Chocolate and peanut butter is a combination that’s hard to beat, don’t you think?"
- ½ cup creamy peanut butter (substitute other nut butters, if needed)
- 3 tablespoons salted butter, softened
- 1 cup+ powdered sugar
- 8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped (or chocolate chips)
Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream (Joy The Baker)
"Peanut butter and chocolate. I’ve died and gone to heaven. It reminds me of being a kid and ordering a scoop at the local shop. It makes me so happy that I’m an adult and can have as many scoops as I like."
- 2 1/2 cups whole milk
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- pinch of salt
- 3 Tablespoons cornstarch
- 1/2 cup heavy cream
- 3/4 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup smooth salted peanut butter
TIP: Follow recipes to the dot by investing in sturdy measuring cups and spoons that you can use for decades. By using measuring cups and spoons, you will find that the dishes you cook and the treats you bake would have better consistency and texture.
No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars (Nancy Creative)
"If you are a peanut-butter-and-chocolate lover and if you like Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, you will definitely want to try these out! They’re really good and super-easy to make, and this recipe makes a nice big batch in a 9 x 13″ pan."
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1/2 cup packed brown sugar (I used light brown sugar, but you can use dark)
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 cups creamy peanut butter
- 2 1/2 cups confectioners sugar
- 2 cups dark chocolate chips (or substitute semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips)