Combining peanut butter and chocolate almost always creates a delicious recipe. What happens though when you combine those flavours with cheesecake? You get Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cookie Cups, that’s what. This is not an alternate reality. This actually happened, in my kitchen.
I decided to combine both of my favourite desserts into cookie meets cheesecake love. I have to say. It is phenomenal. Perfect for get-togethers, birthday parties, potlucks and more, this dessert will have people raving. When it comes to a dessert that is perfect for any season and literally any reason, these Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cookie Cups are where it’s at.
First of all, the peanut butter chocolate chip cookies are easy to make and super chewy and gooey. Baked to perfection. Then you add the cheesecake. Oh but that cheesecake. It’s so creamy and delicious. When you combine these two desserts you won’t regret it, in fact, you will never look at cookies or cheesecake the same way again. I may just be stuffing my face with these as I write this. It is difficult to get enough. No kidding! You can do this too. In fact, you SHOULD do this too. You won’t regret a second of it.
Easy, delicious and worth every single second.
Let’s get started making these delicious Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cookie Cups.
What You Need to Make These Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cookie Cups
These yummy cookie cups are generally easy to throw together. You probably already have most of the ingredients on hand. No matter when or why you choose to make these, you won’t regret it. The good news? The kids can help make them too!
Here is what you need:
- Smooth peanut butter
- Granulated sugar
- Chocolate chips
- Cream Cheese
Pretty simple right?
How to Make Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cookie Cups
Step 1 – Preheat
Start out by preheating your oven to 350 degrees and preparing a 24 cup mini muffin tin with mini cupcake liners.
Step 2 – Mix it up
In a large bowl, mix together your peanut butter, 1/4 cup of sugar, 1 egg and 1/4 of a cup of chocolate chips.
Step 3 – Ah, Push it
Press the cookie dough into the bottoms of each mini cupcake liner, making sure the cookie dough goes a bit up the side of each liner.
Step 4 – Bake it up
Bake your cookie dough in your oven for 5 minutes. Then, remove it and set aside to cool.
Step 5 – Increase It
Increase your oven temperature to 350 degrees.
Step 6 – Mix Some More
In a large bowl, combine your softened cream cheese with 3 tablespoons of sugar and mix well.
Step 7 – Get Eggy With it
Add 1 egg into your cream cheese mixture and gently stir until just combined.
Step 8 – Spoon it
Spoon the cheesecake mixture on top of the cookie dough in the mini muffin tin. You want each liner to be full.
Step 9 – Bake it Up
Bake your mini cheesecakes for 12-15 minutes or until the tops are set.
Step 10 – Cool Down
Allow you cookie cheesecakes to cool for an hour and then refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
Step 11 – Serve and Enjoy
- 1 Cup of Smooth Peanut Butter
- 1/4 Cup Sugar
- 1 Egg
- 1/4 Cup Chocolate Chips
- 1 Package (8oz) Plain Cream Cheese, Softened
- 3 Tbsp Sugar
- 1 Egg
- Preheat oven to 325
- Line a 24 cup mini muffin tin with liners
- Press Cookie Dough into the bottom of a liner and a bit up the sides of each mini cup.
- Bake at 325 for 5 mins.
- Remove from Oven, allow to cool
- Increase oven heat to 350
- In a large bowl combine softened cream cheese and sugar, mix until blended.
- Add egg and mix until just combined.
- Spoon mixture on top of cookies in the mini muffin tin, until they are all full.
- Bake for 12-15 Mins or until top is set.
- Cool for 1 hour and refrigerate for 4, then eat up!