Chocolate Peanut Butter Layer Dessert
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Layer Dessert

Chocolate Peanut Butter Layer Dessert is a cool and creamy layered dessert that will appeal to all ages. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 678kcal
Author Christin Mahrlig


  • 1 (15.25-ounce) box Dark Chocolate Fudge Cake Mix
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream
  • 15 miniature peanut butter cups, chopped
  • 1 (3.9-ounce) package instant chocolate fudge pudding mix
  • 2 cups cold milk
  • 1 (16-ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • Miniature peanut butter cups for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and lightly grease a 13X9X2-inch baking pan.
  • In a large bowl, mix together cake mix, egg, and butter. Press into bottom of prepared pan.
  • Bake for 15 minutes and let cool completely.
  • Using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese and peanut butter until smooth. Gradually add confectioners' sugar and heavy cream.
  • Stir in chopped peanut butter cups. Spread on top of cake layer.
  • In a bowl, whisk together pudding mix and milk for 2 minutes. Pour on top of cream cheese layer.
  • Refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Spread whipped topping on top and garnish with chopped peanut butter cups.


Calories: 678kcal