Peanut Butter and Chocolate Layered Dessert

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Layered Dessert

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Layered Dessert with a decadent brownie bottom, creamy no-bake peanut butter layer, fudge and whipped topping. 

Yields: 12 servings

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Oil a 8 x 11 dish with non-stick spray.
  3. Melt 2 sticks of unsalted butter.
  4. In a mixing bowl, add 4 eggs, 1 cup granulated, 1 cup brown sugar and melted butter. Use a hand mixer to blend well.
  5. Add 1.25 cups dark cocoa, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, .5 cup flour, .5 teaspoon salt. Mix again and pour into your dish.
  6. Bake for 35-40 minutes until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  7. Remove the brownie from oven and let cool.
  8. Mix the peanut butter filling. Add 3/4 cup peanut butter and 8 ounces cream cheese. Use a hand mixer to blend until creamy. Add in 1 cup sugar and 8 ounces whipped topping and blend thoroughly. Pour on top of the brownie layer. Use a spatula to spread evenly.
  9. Heat up the jar of fudge in the microwave for 1 minute. Pour 3/4 of jar over the peanut butter layer and spread evenly.
  10. Place in the refrigerator until chilled and fudge is set.
  11. Place 8 ounces of whipped topping on top of fudge layer and spread evenly.
  12. Garnish however you please. Drizzle fudge and peanut butter over top. Place the fudge ad peanut butter into pastry bags with small tips for easy decorating. Shave a chocolate bar and sprinkle on top. Peanut butter cups could also be used.