No Bake Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars with Brownie Crust

No bake peanut butter cheesecake bars with brownie crust

So you remember the cinnamon brownies I posted about yesterday? Well… I just couldn’t wait to share with you what I made with them! Because who doesn’t love peanut butter and chocolate and cheesecake together?! Ok… maybe quite a few people. But if you DO love this combo then you have to try these!!

While these do require two steps AND waiting for the cheesecake topping to set in the fridge a few hours they are totally worth it. You could even bake the brownies the night before, then mix up the cheesecake in the morning, put them in the fridge and enjoy them for dessert that night.

Don’t like peanut butter? Just skip it for a classic cheesecake or add some berries for an equally tasty treat. I originally was going to cut out cute strawberry hearts and put them on top (sans peanut butter) but the peanut butter was calling out to me. I’m so bad!

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No Bake Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars with Brownie Crust

Author: Danielle
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 8-ounce package cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Brownie Crust</a>, cooled completely
  1. Using an electric mixer whisk together sugar and cream cheese until light and fluffy.
  2. Mix in sweetened condensed milk, lemon juice, and vanilla extract until just combined.
  3. Switching to a spatula, fold in peanut butter.
  4. Pour mixture over brownie crust, smooth top with spatula, and cover with plastic wrap. Chill in the fridge for 2-3 hours.
To easily remove cheesecake from pan, use a spatula or plastic knife and run it around the edges of the pan releasing the cheesecake. Then cut into squares and serve.

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  1. You are killing me Danielle. All these treats look so good. I have another treat post up today too. It must be the time of year. 🙂

    Thanks for this, I really love brownie anything. Pinning it for later use for sure!

    • I’ve tried to hold back on posting too many sweets but the husband keeps demanding dessert. Sadly I could only have 1/2 of one since my trainer frowned on any extra sweets. That 1/2 of one was absolutely divine!

  2. You totally had me at no-bake! WOW what a slammin recipe! Thanks for sharing this, its a keeper. Yum!

  3. omg my goodness – that looks delicious! Gotta love no-bake too!

  4. These look so wonderful! Chocolate and peanut butter are two of my favorite things!

  5. They look just as good today as they did yesterday! I know my family would love them.

  6. This is totally killing me! I’m on a diet and CRAVING stuff like this!! Looks SOOOO DELICIOUS!

  7. You seriously had me at no bake. These looks divine!

  8. You had me at ‘peanut butter’. Then ‘cheesecake’. Then ‘brownie’. Ok, this recipe just HAD me. 🙂 Looks delish! Can’t wait to try it. Yum!!!

  9. Who in their right mind wouldn’t like peanut butter? These look yummy!

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