Chocolate Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Bars

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Bars


"A heavenly, rich dessert. They take some time, but they're well worth the wait."


servings 427 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings



  • Calories:
  • 427 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 23.4 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 44.7g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 8.5 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 213 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. To Make Crust: Combine 1 cup flour, 1/4 cup packed brown sugar, 1/2 cup butter or margarine and 3/4 cup melted chocolate chips in large bowl. Mix well. Press into bottom of ungreased 11 x 7 inch pan. Top with 2 cups peanut butter chips
  3. To Make Filling: Beat 1/2 cup white sugar, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/3 cup butter and 8 oz. cream cheese in large bowl until smooth. Add 1 cup unbleached flour, 1/2 teaspoon baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1 tablespoon vanilla and 1 tablespoon rum. Blend well. Spread over peanut butter chips.
  4. Bake until edges are light brown and set, 35-40 minutes. Let cool for 30 minutes.
  5. To Make Glaze: Melt 1/4 cup chocolate chips with1 tablespoon rum and 1 teaspoon water in small saucepan over low heat. Stir constantly until smooth. Drizzle over filling while warm. Refrigerate 1 hour and cut into bars. Store in refrigerator.
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  1. 13 Ratings


I would have to say these are my most popular request from friends and family. Make sure you use an 11x7 pan and I use a metal frosting spatula that has an indent to spread the cream cheese and...

Well, I think that the author is wrong on both counts. They didn't take THAT long, but neither were they THAT good. Of course they were tasty, but I expected something "heavenly", and this was...

These were great! I really liked the chocolate bottom, and the cream cheese filling was wonderful. I found the filling a bit tricky to spread, but the rest of it was easy.

These were absolutley fantastic. I just stirred the peanut butter chips in with cream cheese mixture. Delicious!

To serve = Microwave 30 seconds and serve with ice cream, it was bangin! I changed the recipe alittle, added a dash of soy milk (you can use regular milk) to the crust and cream cheese fillin...

Great and Easy recipe!!! My whole family loved them!! Thanks...

Excellent & people LOVE them. They are very rich, so cut into small bars and chill for several hours. The most difficult part is cuttinig through the thick cookie crust. A couple of variations ...

These were very easy to make, but not so spectacular. Very dry tasting, and the cream cheese flavor came through as just a hint of sourness instead of a rich cream cheese. I will stick with maki...

These bars were just okay. Maybe because I did something wrong, but they weren't melt in your mouth good. I even made them twice to see if I did something wrong. As far as I can tell, I followed...