Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Bars

Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Bars
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The most amazing no-bake peanut butter mousse recipe!

A chocolate and peanut butter lovers dream!  With an OREO cookie crust, hot fudge, a thick layer of peanut butter mousse and topped with chocolate and peanut butter chips, these bars are cool, creamy and completely delicious!

A chocolate and peanut butter lovers dream! With an OREO cookie crust, hot fudge, a thick layer of peanut butter mousse and topped with chocolate and peanut butter chips, these bars are cool, creamy and completely delicious!

When I was a kid, my dad managed our local grocery store in the town where I grew up.  On Wednesday afternoons, I would go to the store where my dad a stack of their weekly sale flyers waiting for me.  My job was to deliver the flyers to the small retirement apartments just a few blocks away.

Distributing the flyers to each apartment usually took me about an hour.  I was to then return to the grocery store where I would collect my payment from dad.  Dad didn’t pay me in cash.  Instead, we would walk up to the small candy section at the front of the store where I could choose any regular sized candy bar.  My choice was always a chocolate bar, which I would immediately take home, unwrap and dip into the peanut butter jar.  From this very moment, my obsession with chocolate and peanut butter begins!

A chocolate and peanut butter lovers dream! With an OREO cookie crust, hot fudge, a thick layer of peanut butter mousse and topped with chocolate and peanut butter chips, these bars are cool, creamy and completely delicious!

If you’re a regular reader of my blog, or follow my Facebook page, you’ll discover that I truly LOVE to share any recipe that involves chocolate and peanut butter.  Last month I posted my Peanut Butter Lovers Brownie Bars, and it appears, you guys love peanut butter and chocolate just as much as I do….I think we’re gonna be really great friends!! 😉

A chocolate and peanut butter lovers dream! With an OREO cookie crust, hot fudge, a thick layer of peanut butter mousse and topped with chocolate and peanut butter chips, these bars are cool, creamy and completely delicious!

How these Bars Come Together:

These Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Bars are an amazing way to love that coveted chocolate and peanut butter combo.  You’ll start with a OREO cookie crust, which is then topped with a nice layer of hot fudge.  From here, you’ll layer on a creamy, delicious layer of peanut butter mousse, and then top with chocolate and peanut butter chips.  The creamy and crunchy textures here are incredible.  I really love the addition of the chocolate and peanut butter chips on top, as it brings all the flavors together perfectly.

Other than the crust going into the oven for a few minutes to set, this dessert is no-bake, which is especially nice during the spring and summer.  The cool mousse filling is fluffy and creamy, and a great treat to enjoy after a warm day.

A chocolate and peanut butter lovers dream! With an OREO cookie crust, hot fudge, a thick layer of peanut butter mousse and topped with chocolate and peanut butter chips, these bars are cool, creamy and completely delicious!

These bars would be fantastic for so many occasions.  I’m thinking these would be perfect for our annual Memorial Day cookout.  They would be great to bring to any pot-luck dinner or picnic.  Its also simple enough for a casual dessert to enjoy right at home.  My son and I enjoyed a slice together after baseball practice last night, which was a fantastic way to end the day.

A chocolate and peanut butter lovers dream! With an OREO cookie crust, hot fudge, a thick layer of peanut butter mousse and topped with chocolate and peanut butter chips, these bars are cool, creamy and completely delicious!

Here’s how these cool, creamy and delicious Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Bars come together:

Yields 16 bars

Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Bars

A chocolate and peanut butter lovers dream! With an OREO cookie crust, hot fudge, a thick layer of peanut butter mousse and topped with chocolate and peanut butter chips, these bars are cool, creamy and completely delicious!

20 minPrep Time

8 minCook Time

28 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 25 chocolate sandwich cookies (like OREOs)
  • 5 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup hot fudge ice cream topping
  • 1 (8 oz.) pkg., cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1/2 c. powdered sugar
  • 2/3 c. creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 c. milk
  • 1 (8 oz.) container, frozen whipped topping (like Cool Whip), thawed
  • 1/2 c. mini chocolate chips
  • 1/2 c. peanut butter chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray a 9x9" pan with non-stick baking spray. Set aside.
  2. In a food processor, crush the chocolate cookies. Add the melted butter, and pulse a few more times in the processor to combine. Pour the crumb mixture into the 9x9 pan, and press firmly and evenly into the bottom of the pan. Bake the crust for 6-8 minutes, just to get the crust to set. Remove from oven and let cool.
  3. To the cool crust, pour the hot fudge sauce and spread evenly.
  4. Using a hand or stand mixer, begin mixing the mousse. To a mixing bowl, add the cream cheese and powdered sugar. Mix until creamy. Add the peanut butter and mix until completely combined. Mixture will be thick. Slowly add in the milk, and mix until smooth, making sure to scrape down the sides of the bowl. Lastly, add in the thawed whipped topping, a few scoops at a time until combined. Mixture will be light and creamy. Pour onto the top of the hot fudge covered crust. Top with the chocolate and peanut butter chips. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least two hours. Slice into 16 square bars.
  5. Keep any leftovers refrigerated for up to one week.
Cuisine: American | Recipe Type: Dessert

Notes

You can also line the pan with aluminum foil, draping enough foil over the edges of the pan. This makes it easy to lift the entire dessert right out of the pan before cutting. Make sure that when you slice the bars, the foil stays on your cutting surface, and doesn't transfer along with the bar.

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If you love chocolate and peanut butter just as much as I do, then you’ve gotta try these bars!  They’re cool, creamy with the perfect amount of chocolate and peanut butter in each bite.  Enjoy!~Erin

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A chocolate and peanut butter lovers dream! With an OREO cookie crust, hot fudge, a thick layer of peanut butter mousse and topped with chocolate and peanut butter chips, these bars are cool, creamy and completely delicious!

 

 

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Comments

  1. OMG !!! Erin these bars are mouth=watering!! All my favorites in one bar :)
  2. Get outta here with this goodness! I almost want to just make this how it is and not alter it to be skinnier it looks so good haha! Thanks girl!! Ashleigh @ teamnevergoingback.com
  3. Oh my word!! So incredible! Erin, my husband's grandpa managed a small grocery store in Ohio growing up and he as paid in candy as well. He choose random things--I am with you chocolate and peanut butter is where it is at.
  4. Your bars looking absolutely DECADENT-Erin! Thank you so much for sharing at The Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop! PINNING and SHARING!!
  5. These look like a little slice of heaven! Pinning for sure. I can't wait to try these.
  6. I know these will be a fave at our house~ Looks delish and thanks for sharing on Throwback Thursday! Mollie
  7. These look sinfully delicious. I'm confident one little bite would curb a sweet tooth for a long time.
  8. Gabriella says:
    What are the nutrition facts for this snack?
  9. Do you need to heat up the hot fudge?
  10. Do you heat up the fudge?
    • If it is at room temperature, you probably don't need to - it should spready/pour pretty easily. However, if you've stored your hot fudge in the refrigerator (I do this if I have an open jar/container) then microwave the cool fudge for 20-30 seconds, just to get it to a consistency that it is easy to spread/pour. Enjoy! ~Erin
  11. Oh my gosh! These look ridiculously delicious!
  12. Thanks for sharing at the What's for Dinner Link up! Have a fabulous weekend!
  13. This is why we make up our own words like deluscious! Sharing! #merrymonday
  14. Wow, this looks amazing. Can't go wrong with chocolate in my book. Thanks for sharing your wonderful posts at Over The Moon Party. See you next week. Hugs, Bev

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