Chocolate & Peanut Butter Ribbon Dessert

385  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 4 hr 15 min total
  • Makes 12 servings.

Know what’s great about this recipe? Besides the chocolaty peanut-buttery creamy thing going on? You can prep it in 15 minutes and freeze it for whenever your guests arrive.

Chocolate & Peanut Butter Ribbon Dessert Recipe

Ingredients

  • 12 NUTTER BUTTER Cookies, divided
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tub (12 oz.) frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided
  • 2 oz. semi-sweet baking chocolate, melted

Instructions

  • Crush  8 cookies; mix with butter. Press onto bottom of foil-lined 9x5-inch loaf pan.
  • Mix  next 4 ingredients in large bowl with mixer until blended. Whisk in 3 cups whipped topping; spoon 1/2 cup into small bowl. Blend in melted chocolate. Spread half the remaining cream cheese mixture over crust; top with layers of chocolate mixture and remaining cream cheese mixture.
  • Freeze  4 hours or until firm. Invert onto plate. Remove foil, then re-invert dessert onto platter so crumb layer is on bottom. Coarsely break remaining cookies. Top dessert with remaining whipped topping and broken cookies.

Recipe Tips

Better For YouSave 30 calories and 4 g fat per serving by preparing with Neufchatel cheese and frozen reduced fat whipped topping.

How to Double the RecipeLine 13x9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides; set aside. Prepare recipe as directed, using the 1 tub (12 oz.) whipped topping but increasing the vanilla to 1 Tbsp. and doubling all remaining ingredients. Do not invert dessert to remove from pan but lift dessert from pan using foil handles before cutting into bars. Makes 24 servings.

Make AheadDessert can be frozen overnight before unmolding and serving as directed.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 340 
  • Total fat 23 g
  • Saturated fat 13 g
  • Cholesterol 30 mg
  • Sodium 200 mg
  • Carbohydrate 32 g
  • Dietary fiber 2 g
  • Sugars 21 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Vitamin A 6 %DV
  • Vitamin C 0 %DV
  • Calcium 4 %DV
  • Iron 4 %DV

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