28 Sweet Treats for Peanut Lovers

Peanut lovers, rejoice! We've rounded up the most unique ways to incorporate peanuts into decadent desserts.

Peanut Butter Cups

“I’ve made many versions of Reese's cups, but this one has the best texture. The taste is great and they have just the right mouthfeel to make them very satisfying.”

-Cheffie M

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

“These cookies were really tasty and very different. I didn’t toast the peanuts and I melted the chocolate in the microwave. Definitely give them a try!”


Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Bars

"These are so yummy. I like them even better than peanut butter cookies. I would recommend taking them out before they look golden brown if you like them chewy because they get crispier while they cool.”


PB&J Bars

A fun way to get the kids involved with cereal, dried fruit and of course — peanut butter! Try these out and watch the kiddo’s eyes light up when they taste their creation.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cupcakes

“10 stars! These are divine. Nothing goes together like peanut butter and chocolate.”

-Sara 76

PB&J Icebox Cake

“This decadent ice box cake is layered with peanut butter sandwich cookies, a peanut butter whipped cream and of course, strawberry jelly!”

-Jonathan Melendez

Payday Bars

"Incredibly good! I made some of these over the Christmas holiday and everyone devoured them. I actually like these better than the candy bars. They’re softer and oh-so-easy to make.”

-Anita Harris

Best Peanut Butter Cookies

“These were absolutely delicious! This will be my only recipe for peanut butter cookies.”


Silky Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

"I used a chocolate pre-baked crust and it was great. You can't tell there’s tofu in it, but it’s a very rich dessert!"

-Debbie Mulligan

Peanut Butter & Chocolate Candies

“I followed this recipe perfectly and had no problems. These turned out perfect! This is the best buckeye recipe out there.”


Peanut Butter Brownies

“These were super simple and super tasty! I made these a week ago and have already gotten requests by family to make them again!”


Peanut Butter & Chocolate Pudding Parfaits

"This is very intriguing. I love the idea of blending skim milk into the peanut butter. My favorite, hands down.”


Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Muffins

“I’ve been making these for my children for two years now and they absolutely love them. They beg for them on Saturday mornings!”


PB&J Ice Cream Pie

“Cool off from the summer heat with a banana split inspired cake that is flavored with peanut butter and jelly!”

-Jonathan Melendez

Natural Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies

"Not too sweet, not too much chocolate. These ended up moist and very tasty! This was filed as my favorite go-to brownie recipe."

-tami v.

Super Peanut Butter-Filled Brownies

"These are very yummy. I made them for a potluck and they flew off the plate. The peanut butter topping is good enough to eat alone according to my wife."

-Cooker Man Dan

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

"If you haven’t tried this recipe, do it now! We made one batch and had to immediately make another. It’s so easy to make."


Peanut Butter Chocolate Dessert

"This is really rich, creamy and oh-so-good. I think a martini glass filled with this would look good and present very well.”


Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Ball Cookies

"These came out great. Fabulous, easy to make and yummy.”


3-Ingredient Peanut-Butter-Lover Cookies

“I’ve been making these for years. They’re quick, easy, tasty and good for those who want to stay gluten-free!”

-Susan W.

Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies

"If I could give these more than five stars, I would! To a pregnant lady craving peanut butter, these taste like heaven!”


Fudgy Salty Peanut Butter Brownies

“Wow, the salty peanuts and buttercream make these brownies fantastic! The peanuts were the best part.”


Chocolate Chip-Peanut Butter Bread

“This is a moist, dense and delicious bread with very good flavor. It’s marbled and topped off with a peanutty chocolate crumb topping.”

-Lorraine of AZ

Five-Spice Peanut & Pumpkin Muffins

“Pumpkins, nuts and spice — it’s a taste of fall. Adding peanut butter to muffin batter packs extra protein and helps keep them moist.”

-Mary Jenny

PB&J Bars

The marriage between peanut butter and jelly is indescribable. Make these bars and prepare to be amazed.

Chocolate Pretzel Peanut Brittle Sundaes

“Cool down with a sweet treat.”

-Smuckersreg Toppings

Pb&j Whoopie Pies

"These were fun and easy. They made a cute dessert treat to bring to a friend's house and I split each one between the two kids."


Soft Peanut Butter Cookies

"Fantastic cookies! I haven't made peanut butter cookies for at least a year and upon tasting one of these, I just kept going and ate three. They’re slightly crisp on the edges and soft in the middle.”