Chocolate Peanut Butter Torte


Not for the weak of heart, this chocolate and peanut butter torte is a peanut-butter lover's dream. Keep the ice-cold milk nearby! Recipe source: Slightly adapted from Annie's Eats

Not for the weak of heart, this chocolate and peanut butter torte is a peanut-butter lover's dream. Keep the ice-cold milk nearby! Recipe source: Slightly adapted from Annie's Eats

Ingredients

  • For crust:
  • 1 package (approximately 36) Oreo Cookies, finely crushed
  • 6 teaspoons melted butter
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • For filling:
  • 2 cups heavy/whipping cream
  • 1 and ½ cups powdered/confectioners' sugar, divided
  • 1 and ½ cups peanut butter
  • 12 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2 Tablespoons milk
  • ½ cup peanut butter chips (or chocolate chips)
  • For topping:
  • 8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • Chopped peanuts, or chopped peanut butter cups, for garnish

Instructions
Crust:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees (F).
  2. Butter a 9-inch springform pan, and set aside.
  3. Finely process Oreo Cookies using a food processor or by hand with a rolling pin.