Death by Peanut Butter Cheesecake

Behold the beauty, and let your mouth begin to water as you imagine your taste buds emerged in this chocolatey peanut butter goodness. 


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  • 1 cup crushed Oreo cookie crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp butter melted
  • 12 oz. cream cheese, room- temp
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp flour
  • 2 eggs, room temperature
  • 1 egg yolk, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips


  • 6 oz. milk chocolate, shredded
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2/3 cup coarsely chopped Reese’s peanut butter cups


  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • Aluminum foil


To Prepare:

  • In a mixing bowl, combine 1 cup Oreo and 2 Tbsp melted butter, mix-well.
  • Spray a 7” spring form pan with non-stick cooking spray. Spread Oreo evenly across bottom of pan, then place in the freezer for at least 10 minutes.
  • In a mixing bowl, mix together cream cheese and ½ cup sugar until smooth. Then add in ½ cup peanut butter, ¼ cup heavy cream, 1 Tbsp flour, and 1 ½ tsp vanilla. Continue to stir.
  • Mix in eggs, one at a time, until fully blended. Then fold in chocolate chips.
  • Pour batter over your crust and cover spring form pan with aluminum foil. Make sure to make a foil sling as well.
  • Add 2 cups water to the pressure pot and lower in the spring form pan. Close and seal lid. Cook on manual HIGH pressure for 55 minutes. Allow for a 10-minute Natural Pressure Release and then Quick Release any remaining steam.
  • Open lid, remove and uncover cheesecake. Let cool in refrigerator for at least 4 hours.
  • Once cheesecake is cooled, make your Ganache. Heat heavy cream on sauté mode until boiling, then add in shredded chocolate and whisk until it is a nice creamy chocolate.
  • Pour Ganache over your cheesecake and top with crushed Reese’s peanut butter cups. ENJOY!!


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