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Chocolate Peanut Butter Tart

Slice of chocolate peanut butter tart

The classic combination of chocolate and peanut butter with a bonus kick of espresso.

Ingredients

Crust

Filling

Topping

Instructions

  1. Make the crust: In a food processor, crush cookies and espresso powder in 2 batches. Add melted butter and mix until combined.
  2. Press cookie mixture into a tart pan with a removable bottom and press crust into bottom and sides.
  3. Make the filling: In the bowl of a stand mixer with a paddle attachment, beat together cream cheese, butter, and peanut butter until creamy and light in color, about 2 minutes. Scrape down sides and add confectioners sugar and salt. Beat until smooth, about 3 minutes.
  4. Add vanilla and mix until combined. Pour peanut butter mousse into crust and refrigerate 2 hours until solid.
  5. Make the topping: Place chocolate chips, butter, and heavy cream into a microwave-safe bowl. Heat in the microwave for 30 seconds, stir. Repeat until chocolate is smooth. Do not overheat.
  6. Pour chocolate over peanut butter filling and spread evenly. Top with sea salt and refrigerate until firm.

Notes

This dessert is very rich, cut small slices!