Chocolate and peanut butter are a match made in heaven. There has never been a better combination. Period. While sticking a chocolate bar in the peanut butter jar is always a good idea, why not try something a bit more adventurous. There are so many recipes that combine chocolate and peanut butter. How could anything go wrong with such divine flavors? Chocolate and peanut butter are perfect for dessert, of course, but they also are great for snacks and breakfast. Try mixing cacao into your oatmeal and topping it with peanut butter or making date balls with cacao and peanut butter. Keep reading for more delicious ideas on how to use chocolate and peanut butter in your vegan baking!
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1. Peanut Butter Tag-A-Longs
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Calling all Girl Scout Cookie lovers – these healthy, vegan and gluten-free versions of a favorite cookie are going to be your new best friend! Peanut Butter Tag-A-Longs by Clean Desserts, Karielyn Tillman will be yours in no time!
2. Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
These Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies by Taavi Moore are perfectly chewy, soft and will simply melt in your mouth. Also, embedded with gooey chocolate chips and raisins. They are simple, easy, and quick to make!
3. Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars
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This is a fun, and super easy, recipe that kids and easily prepare. It’s also a lovely cool treat as you store in the freezer or fridge. Sweet, salty, chocolatey perfection. These Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars by Robin Runner are wonderful for parties, BBQ’s, a foodie treat for a friend –whatever or whenever you need a treat. They store nicely in an airtight container for weeks on end (esp. in the freezer).
4. Chocolate Brownie and Peanut Butter Parfait
This Chocolate Brownie and Peanut Butter Parfait by Pauline Hanuise is absolutely delicious. It’s composed by a simple raw vegan peanut butter chocolate mousse, totally creamy, a raw and vegan brownie and it’s topped up with some coconut whipped cream. This is heaven! I know it might sound a bit complicated at first because of the different layers but let me break that straight away. It’s super mega simple to make. The mousse only requires 4 ingredients and the coconut whipped cream one. The brownie is super simple as you don’t need to bake anything.
5. Ultimate Oreo Peanut Butter Brownies
6. Healthy Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate
You won’t believe that this creamy, rich Healthy Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate by Caroline Doucet doesn’t contain any milk or sugar. Instead, this healthy drink is made with cashews, peanut butter, dates and cocoa powder, blended with hot water. The result? A frothy, perfectly sweetened cup of hot cocoa that won’t break your health goals. Plus, it takes only 5 minutes, 5 ingredients and one blender!
7. Peanut Butter Quinoa Bark
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A mix of healthful ingredients come together to create a tasty treat. Quinoa, chia and oats = lots of filling fiber. Pure maple syrup = sweetness. Peanuts and dark chocolate = YUM! The Peanut Butter Quinoa Bark by Natalie Martin MS, RD and Lexie Staten MS, RD gives this treat an irresistible flavor and the quinoa gives it a satisfying crunch.
8. Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Muffins
Angelina Papanikolaou‘s Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Muffin recipe is the best! These gluten-free muffins are moist, dairy free, and loaded with chocolate chips. This one-bowl Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Muffin recipe is dairy free, gluten free, low fat, with a vegan option!
9. Salted Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream
Caroline Doucet‘s Salted Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream is fantastic. A rich and creamy vegan ice cream that’s made with coconut milk, cocoa powder, dates, salted peanut butter and vanilla. Only 5 ingredients and minimal work involved. This ice cream is very rich, so a little goes a long way!
10. Double Crunch Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Fudge
This Double Crunch Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Fudge by Bianca Slade is everything. Crunchy peanut butter, coconut oil, chocolate chips, and crushed peanuts come together to make a dessert experience that you’ll want to make again and again. It’s soft, crunchy, and chocolatey with an addictive melt-in-your-mouth texture.
11. Peanut Butter Fudge Brittle Cake
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Super moist peanut butter cake layered with peanut butter fudge filling topped off with a decadent buttercream frosting. If you want to get fancy, make homemade peanut brittle for a garnish and a crisp, crunchy bite to contrast the soft and smooth textures of the cake. It may seem like a pretty grand project but the results are even more grandiose and well worth the effort! You have to try Gretchen Price‘s Peanut Butter Fudge Brittle Cake!
12. Peanut Butter Filled Chocolate Covered Strawberries
This recipe for Peanut Butter Filled Chocolate Covered Strawberries by Dora Daily stems from eating those chocolate peanut butter eggs that are everywhere around Easter. The peanut butter filled chocolate covered strawberry was born!
13. Chocolate and Peanut Butter Baklava
This Chocolate and Peanut Butter Baklava by Gabriella Lupu is so delicious and sweet. The best part is, you only need 3 ingredients! Spread peanut butter and vegan Nutella on phyllo dough, layer it, roll everything up, and bake! It’s that simple. This a great dessert to make with kids because it’s simple and what kid doesn’t love peanut butter and Nutella? To get it very crispy I used olive oil only to brush the dessert at the end. Serve it on it’s own or with a glass of plant-based milk. This peanut butter chocolate baclava is the perfect holiday dessert.
14. Memory Booster Chunky Monkey Shake
You have to try Rebecca Jacobs‘ delicious Memory Booster Chunky Monkey Shake! Full of flavanols from the raw cocoa powder, and wonderful omega 3’s this shake will have your memory revved in no time. Have this for breakfast for an early brain boost or bring to work when you reach that mid day slump!
15. Peanut Butter Fudge Stuffed Cupcakes
These Peanut Butter Fudge Stuffed Cupcakes by Gretchen Price are the most outlandishly decadent cupcakes you will ever have the privilege to bite into – but they are a bit labor intensive. The almost-black chocolate cake is rich, moist and filled with an even richer chocolate fudge and then the cake is topped with a creamy peanut butter cheesecake frosting and finished with a drizzle of ganache. These cupcakes are pretty much the best thing we’ve seen in a while.
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