Peanut Butter Cheesecake


Prepare your taste buds for an extraordinary journey with our Ultimate Peanut Butter Cheesecake. This decadent masterpiece combines the silky richness of classic cheesecake with the indulgent swirls of creamy peanut butter. Each forkful is a celebration of the perfect union of two beloved treats, resulting in a dessert that defines the pinnacle of indulgence. Get ready to elevate your dessert experience to new heights!

Why We Love This Recipe:

✔️ Peanut Butter Paradise: Creamy peanut butter takes the cheesecake experience to a whole new level. ✔️ Silky Smoothness: A velvety cheesecake filling that melts in your mouth. ✔️ Irresistible Decadence: The ultimate treat for peanut butter enthusiasts.


For the Peanut Butter Crust:

  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar


For the Cheesecake Filling:

  • 24 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter

For the Peanut Butter Swirl:

  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream


For the Peanut Butter Crust:

  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F (163°C). Grease a 9-inch springform pan.
  2. In a bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, peanut butter, and sugar. Press the mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan.
  3. Bake the crust for 10 minutes, then let it cool while preparing the filling.

For the Cheesecake Filling:

  1. In a large bowl, beat the softened cream cheese until smooth.
  2. Add sugar and beat until well combined.
  3. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Mix in sour cream, vanilla extract, and peanut butter until the batter is smooth.

For the Peanut Butter Swirl:


  1. In a small bowl, mix together peanut butter, powdered sugar, and heavy cream until smooth.
  2. Pour the cheesecake batter over the cooled crust in the springform pan.
  3. Drop spoonfuls of the peanut butter swirl mixture onto the cheesecake batter. Use a toothpick or skewer to create a swirl pattern.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 50-60 minutes or until the center is set.
  5. Allow the cheesecake to cool in the pan, then refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  6. Serve chilled and savor the ultimate peanut butter bliss!


  • Garnish with chopped peanuts or a drizzle of melted chocolate for extra decadence.
  • To achieve a smooth swirl, warm the peanut butter slightly before mixing for better consistency.


Q: Can I use crunchy peanut butter for the swirl?

A: Absolutely! It adds a delightful texture to the swirl.

Q: Can I make this ahead of time?

A: Certainly! Refrigerate the cheesecake and bring it to room temperature before serving.



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