Peanut Butter-chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

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Peanut butter-chocolate cheesecake

sherry monfils


My husband isn't a big fan of cheesecake, but he loves chocolate and peanut butter, so I made him this and he loved it! I think I finally got him to like cheesecake. I made it a little healthier, because he has some health issues. I'm not saying this is the healthiest dessert, but it is healthier than your average cheesecake.

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20 Min
30 Min


1/2 c
crushed pretzels, i used salted. it gave it a great flavor.
2 Tbsp
melted butter
6 oz
softened cream cheese
2-1/2 Tbsp
light brown sugar
3/4 tsp
1/3 c
melted chocolate chips, i melted them in the microwave
3-1/2 Tbsp
creamy peanut butter
4 Tbsp
egg beaters egg substitute
1/4 tsp
4 Tbsp
white chocolate chips
1-1/4 tsp
peanut butter
1 tsp
melted chocolate chips


1In bowl, mix 2 tbsp melted butter and crushed pretzels. Press into bottom of a 4" springform pan that has been sprayed lightly w/ cooking spray. Heat oven to 350.
2In lg bowl, beat cream cheese, brown sugar and cornstarch until smooth. Beat in 1/3 cup melted chocolate, 3-1/2 tbsp peanut butter, egg beaters and vanilla. Beat until well blended. Pour into pan.
3Bake 10 mins, reduce heat to 225 and continue baking for 20 mins. Let cool, then chill in refrigerator 2 hrs. In small pan, melt remaining chocolate and peanut butter over low heat. Drizzle over cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American