Peanut Butter Cheesecake
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If you love peanut butter, this is your go to Peanut Butter Cheesecake recipe! I assure you is the best!
Recipe type: Desert
Cuisine: International
Serves: 12
  • For the crust:
  • 200 gr Oreo cookies crushed
  • 100 gr melted butter
  • For the cheese cream:
  • 1 package cream cheese (250 gr)
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter
  • 75 gr sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 250 ml whipping cream
  • ½ package Reese mini peanut butter cups (cca 12)
  • 7gr gelatin
  • Ganache:
  • 250 gr milk chocolate (or dark)
  • 250 ml whipping cream
  • Decor:
  • 500 ml whipping cream
  • 1 spoon sugar
  • 100 gr chocolate
  • the rest of Reese peanut butter cups
  1. Melt butter and mix it with the Oreo cookies. Press the cookies into a cake pan with removable ring. bake for 10 minutes at 350F.
  2. Mix cream cheese with sugar and vanilla until smooth and you see no lumps. Add peanut butter and incorporate well. Add dissolved gelatin (which you soaked in a bit of water and then melted into microwave for 10 seconds). Beat whipping cream until soft peaks form then fold it into the cream cheese with a spatula. Add Reese mini peanut butter cups cut in halves.
  3. Put the cream over the crust and level well.
  4. Ganache:
  5. Heat whipping cream into a stainless steel pot. Do not boil! Add cut chocolate pieces and let it rest for 2 minutes then stir well with a whisk until well combined and you get a glossy cream.
  6. Pour chocolate ganache over the cream cheese. It can be warm. Stir with a knife through chocolate and cheese, so it incorporates just a bit.
  7. Refrigerate approx. 4 hours before serving and then decorate with whipped cream. It makes it fluffier and lighter. Cut pieces of chocolate and the rest of Reese's peanut butter cups. Place them on top of the cake and viola!An awesome, scrumptious, chocolaty and damn creamy cheesecake!
  8. Enjoy! It is amazing!!!!
Recipe by gabriela cuisine at