Friday, May 20, 2016

Noah (Peanut Butter Chocolate Dessert)


This is one of my son's friends favorite dessert.  Any time he comes over we make this a day ahead.  We simply have renamed this dessert Noah.

20 Glutino Chocolate Vanilla Cream Cookies  (look like oreos)
2 tbsp. butter, softened
1 pkg. ( 8 oz. ) cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup creamy Jiff natural peanut butter
1 1/2 cups confectioners sugar, divided
1 carton ( 16 oz ) frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided
15 miniature peanut butter cups, chopped
1 cup cold milk
1 pkg. ( 3.9 oz ) instant chocolate fudge pudding mix
additional chopped peanut butter cups

Crush 16 cookies, toss with the butter.  Press into an ungreased 9 inch square dish, set aside

In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, peanut butter, and 1 cup confectioners sugar until smooth.  Fold in half of the whipped topping.  Spread over crust.  Sprinkle with peanut butter cups.

In another large bowl, beat the milk, pudding mix and remaining confectioners' sugar on low speed for 2 minutes.  Let stand for 2 minutes or until soft-set.  Fold in the remaining whipped topping.

Spread over peanut butter cups.  crush or
chopped remaining cookies, Sprinkle cookies and peanut butter cups over the top if desired.

Cover and chill at least 3 hours.

I simply substituted Glutino Chocolate Vanilla Cream Cookies from the original recipe I found in The Taste of Home No Bake Desserts cook book, p. 27 & 28

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