27 Must-Try Peanut Butter Desserts You’ll Love

No matter what kind of peanut butter dessert you’re in the mood for, this is the ultimate list of the best peanut butter desserts ranging from peanut butter cakes to peanut butter cookies to peanut butter brownies.

Peanut butter is such a decadent and delicious component of so many desserts, but finding the right way to use it without being too overpowering while still giving you that amazing flavor is what really matters.

These are some of the most creative dessert recipes using peanut butter, so start bookmarking your favorites so you can make them the next time you’re in the baking mood (which for us is always!)


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1. Nutter Butter Bars

These nutter butter bars are homemade chewy peanut butter bars stuffed with chocolate chips and nutter butter cookies!

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2. Chocolate cake with peanut butter frosting

This Chocolate Fudge Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting is such a fantastic combination.

It’s rich, creamy, smooth, decadent, and to die for.

3. Easy Peanut Butter Brownies

Beautifully swirled vegan chocolate brownies!

The true hero of this gooey dessert is peanut butter that truly takes them to a whole new level.

4. Reese’s Snack Pie

This easy peasy mini Reese’s Peanut Butter Pie Recipe is the perfect cool dessert for hot summer days.

Here is how to make them!

5. Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

This no bake chocolate peanut butter pretzel pie is so decadently delicious!

This sweet and salty dessert features a homemade pretzel pie crust filled with layers of whipped peanut butter cheesecake and silky chocolate mousse!

6. Reese’s Pieces Peanut Butter Brownies

Packed with peanut butter, Reese’s Pieces, AND peanut butter cups, these Reese’s Pieces Peanut Butter Brownies are a triple threat to any peanut butter lovers!

7. Healthy Peanut Butter Balls

These Healthy Peanut Butter Balls are the perfect easy no bake dessert.

They are gluten-free, grain-free and sweetened with honey.

These bites taste just like a peanut butter cup, but with a hint of coconut!

8. Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

These Peanut Butter Chocolate cupcakes are light and fluffy and the peanut butter frosting is so dreamy.

9. Peanut Butter Cheerio Bars

Peanut Butter Cheerio Bars are a sweet treat packed with crispy cereal, and creamy peanut butter that are so delicious and super simple to make.

10. Peanut Butter Blossoms

These easy Peanut Butter Blossoms are the ultimate soft cookie treat that combines one of the best food combos ever- pb and chocolate!

11. Date energy balls with peanut butter

These easy to make date energy balls with chocolate & peanut butter get ready within 15 minutes and don’t need any cooking or baking.

If you are looking for ideas to satisfy your sweet craving in a healthier way then this is a must-try recipe.

12. PB & J Cupcakes

PB&J but make it grown-up!

These peanut butter and jelly cupcakes have all the classic flavors of your favorite childhood sandwich but in fancy cupcake form!

They have a brown butter peanut butter cupcake base filled with strawberry jelly, then topped with creamy peanut butter frosting and garnished with crushed peanuts and fresh strawberries!

13. Peanut Butter biscotti

These peanut butter biscotti are drizzled with peanut butter frosting and crushed peanuts!

They’re super easy to make and the perfect excuse for eating cookies for breakfast!

Pair with your favorite coffee drink for an simple brunch treat!

14. Peanut Butter Tagalongs

When it comes to cookies, Girl Scouts has some of the best!

Now you can make these Girl Scout Tagalong Cookies right at home!

15. Flourless Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

A simple Flourless Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake recipe that’s rich, decadent, and full of flavor that satisfies any sweet tooth.

16. Peanut butter Nutella cups

Easy Chubby Hubby Nutella Cups recipe. So rich and fudgy, this sweet and salty dessert idea will satisfy any chocolate craving.

17. Paleo blondies

Paleo blondies are naturally flourless and high in protein.

Using clean ingredients such as peanut butter and chickpeas this is one of the most nutritious desserts you could make!

18. Peanut butter cookie cups

These peanut butter cookie cups are so easy to make!

The peanut butter and chocolate combination make this dessert!!

19. Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cake

This classic is so easy and delicious!

Peanut butter frosting on peanut butter cake topped with just a little chocolate.

This Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cake will be a perfect cake for any gathering, or just because!

20. Almond flour peanut butter cookies

Easy, healthy and delicious one bowl Almond Flour Peanut Butter Cookies that are rich in protein and naturally gluten-free and vegan.

21. Chocolate Peanut Butter Dessert Lasagna

You start with a crunchy, OREO-cookie crust, then top it with a cream cheese-peanut butter layer that is smooth and out of this world amazing.

Next, top it with instant chocolate pudding, Cool Whip, and peanut butter chocolate candies, as well as melted peanut butter for extra good measure!

22. Peanut Butter Pie Brownies

Sweet, creamy Peanut Butter pie sits on top of rich fudgy brownies for the ultimate Peanut Butter Chocolate Brownie dessert!

23. Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Energy Balls

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Energy Balls are no bake, bite sized treats that give you a little pick-me-up any time of the day.

Made with whole ingredients including rolled oats, peanut butter and almond flour, these energy balls are the perfect poppable snack.

24. 3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

Vegan 3-ingredient peanut butter cookies that are incredibly easy to make and use common pantry staples.

They also have no egg, no refined sugar, no dairy, are gluten-free and keto-friendly.

25. Chocolate Peanut Butter Poke Cake

This easy and delicious chocolate peanut butter poke cake is large enough to feed a crowd and a great dessert to bring to the party.

Made with a creamy peanut butter sauce instead of pudding that any peanut butter lover would like.

26. Peanut Butter Cup Boozy Brownies

These peanut butter cup boozy brownies have a fudgy chocolate base topped with boozy peanut butter filling, a layer of fudge ganache, and chopped peanut butter cups.

A decadent dessert that looks fancy but is super easy to make!

27. Peanut butter frosting

This is the Best Peanut Butter Frosting Recipe you’re going to find.

It’s sweet, creamy, peanut buttery PERFECTION made with peanut butter, butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, and heavy cream!

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