Cookies n Cream Peanut Butter Bark.

This no-bake dessert is a chocolate and peanut butter lover’s dream! Layers of crush oreo, creamy peanut butter filling, and rich chocolate.

Cookies n' Cream Peanut Butter Bark - this layered dessert is a chocolate and peanut butter lover's dream!

I’m currently writing to you knee deep in chocolate covered creamy peanut butter Oreo mania right now. Do NOT send help. I’ll find my way out. ;)

Reese’s Peanut Butter White Chocolate Bark’s darker twin sister is ready to be shared with the world. Warning: this stuff is messy, addicting, and decadent – in every wonderful way.

I adore making bark.  It’s a mindless, no-bake way to literally add anything you want to chocolate.  All the little do-dads hiding in your pantry.  Chocolate bark is a cry from heaven when you have some holiday treats to make without all the time in the world. Or when you just need a chocolate break – and you need it fast. ;)

The same idea goes with fudge too.  The fudge world is your oyster – a wonderful chocolate base to add in anything your heart desires. Like cookie dough, cake batter (oh yeah), and candy canes.

 I personally love (read: loooove) peanut butter and Oreos together.  I know I’m not the only one who spreads peanut butter on top of Oreos. The combination of peanut butter and Oreos is what dreams are made of and you’re getting a whole lot of both in today’s recipe.

The bark was inspired by FOUR of my recipes.  A delightful plethora of my finest work, if you will. The whole bark-layering ordeal came from my Reese’s Peanut Butter White Chocolate Bark – I made it for absolutely no rhyme or reason, literally threw white chocolate, peanut butter, and Reese’s Pieces together. 10 minutes later? Amazing.

While bark is typically made free-form on a baking sheet or sheet pan, I made this bark in a 9×9 square pan so that the Oreo crust could compact together easily. IT does take some time to chill and set – about 2 hours all together.

The crust is a simple 2 ingredient mixture of melted butter and Oreo crumbs.  24 Double Stuf Oreos pulverized into crumbly oblivion.  It is the exact same recipe (both ingredients and quantity) I used for my Skinny Peanut Butter Pie.

But there is absolutely nothing skinny about today’s recipe.


(But not really.)

The idea to shove a peanut butter layer into the middle of bark came from Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites -> a zero effort treat that people will LOVE you for making, by the way.

I tested my boundaries and really squished as much peanut butter as possible into the middle layer. It is a mixture of 1 cup peanut butter, butter, powdered/confectioners’ sugar, vanilla extract and salt.  Diet food, really.  The consistency is thick, creamy, dense, and stick-to-the-roof-of-your-mouth-incredible.  Taste testing the peanut butter layer is half the fun.

Gently spread the thick peanut butter layer over the Oreo crust – just as you were frosting a pan of brownies.  *Be warned the layer is quite thick.  I used the back of a spoon sprayed with a touch of non-stick spray to mold the peanut butter layer onto the Oreo crust. The oreo crumbs may mix with the peanut butter as you spread it over top, but trust me that’s ok. ;)

 The hardened chocolate layer on top?  Just 5 simple ounces of melting chocolate – I swear by Baker’s chocolate baking bars when I need melted chocolate. But go with any melting chocolate you prefer.  If you use chocolate chips as your chocolate of choice, make sure you add a teaspoon of shortening so that the melted chocolate chips are smooth and spreadable.

The idea for the chocolate coating stemmed from my Andes Mint Chocolate Chip Fudge.  A hard chocolate top with a soft mint layer underneath – you’re getting the same texture contrast with today’s layered peanut butter bark.

I topped the bark with a few more Oreos that I crumbled up – just for fun.  Feel free to leave these out or add anything your heart desires. Chocolate chips, peanut butter chips, peanuts, M&Ms, etc. Accessories always seem to complete the look, right?  ;)

The bark is messy!  Crumbly crust, creamy & sticky peanut butter, stiff chocolate – which is why this is a “bark” recipe and not a “bar” recipe.  Uneven edges, misshapen pieces, small, large.  Throw away the stress to cut something neat and clean with even edges.  Anything goes here!

I broke up the bark with a knife and then used my hands to break smaller pieces. Have fun when you break it up and don’t afraid to get a little messy.

It’s important to keep the bark chilled when you are storing it so the layers stick together.  I’ve been loving snagging small pieces here and there, freshly chilled in the refrigerator. Can someone take this bark away from me?  No don’t.  But please do. Wait, I can’t stop eating it.

No-Bake Cookies 'n Cream Peanut Butter Bark - a chocolate and peanut butter lover's dream!


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Cookies 'n Cream Peanut Butter Bark

This no-bake dessert is a chocolate and peanut butter lover's dream! Layers of crush oreo, creamy peanut butter filling, and rich chocolate.


Bottom layer:

  • 24 whole Oreo cookies
  • 1/4 cup melted unsalted butter

Peanut Butter Filling:

  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 4 tablespoons butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1 cup powdered (confectioners') sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Chocolate Topping:

  • 5 ounces semisweet melting chocolate, like Bakers or Ghirardelli brands


Line an 8x8 or 9x9 square baking pan with parchment paper, with overlay on the sides. Spray with nonstick spray. Set aside.

Make the Oreo cookie crust by crushing the Oreos into a fine crumb using a food processor or blender. Using your hands, mix the crushed Oreo crumbs and melted butter together. It may look like there is not enough butter, but it will come together. Place into the prepared baking pan, pressing the crumbs down into the pan to create a somewhat even layer.

In the bowl of a stand mixer or using a handheld mixer, mix the peanut butter, butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, and salt until the mixture is completely combined and smooth. Spread over the crumb mixture, smoothing the top with an offset or rubber spatula (sprayed with nonstick spray, for ease). Chill the bars for at least an hour, until the filling is set.

Heat the chocolate in medium microwave-safe bowl, according to package directions. Pour the chocolate over the peanut butter filling and evenly spread. Chill the bars for at least an hour, until the chocolate topping is set. Remove bark from the baking pan using the parchment paper and cut into uneven pieces (or use your hands to break it up).

Store bark in the refrigerator.

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102 Responses to “Cookies n Cream Peanut Butter Bark.”

  1. #
    Stephanie @ Eat. Drink. Love.posted November 27, 2012 at 11:53 pm

    Are you even kidding me with this?! This might be the best bark recipe I have ever seen!


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    Back For Secondsposted November 28, 2012 at 12:07 am

    This bark has everything I love. You know I love Oreos and PB…
    It’s addictive stuff. Diet food, lol. A chocolate peanut butter diet sounds perfect to me! Bark is on my must make soon list. This one looks perfect!


    • Sallyreplied on November 28th, 2012 at 5:31 am

      i dont think i’ve ever seen that recipe – thank you for linking up! wow. ;) and yes, you must make bark soon! can’t wait to see what you come up with. ;)


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    Ari @ Ari's Menuposted November 28, 2012 at 12:09 am

    I’m sorry, I don’t even really know what just happened. You lost me the second I saw peanut butter on top of an oreo crust. I’ll be back when I’ve swam out of my drool puddle….


    • Sallyreplied on November 28th, 2012 at 5:29 am

      yes yes and yes. i think you need a giant block of this – or the ENTIRE recipe – after your marathon Ari! ok??? ;)


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    Jessposted November 28, 2012 at 2:44 am

    I love the free-form shape of these! How perfect for setting out to share with a crowd. Can you believe I’ve never put peanut butter on an oreo? I’ve got to try that stat.


    • Sallyreplied on November 28th, 2012 at 5:27 am

      PB + Oreo – you MUST try it Jess! And report back. ;)


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    Averie @ Averie Cooksposted November 28, 2012 at 3:27 am

    Oreos, PB filling, top coating of chocolate- and no bake. You cannot go wrong, Sally! Sounds perfect, especially when you need something fast to make with delish results!

    By the way I noticed that your favicon is new. Blue background w/ a cupcake. I have a random glitch with mine and sometimes it shows up with a blogger/blogspot one I had like 3 yrs ago and sometimes it’s my current logo. Weird. But I noticed yours right away!


    • Sallyreplied on November 28th, 2012 at 5:25 am

      good eye averie! yes, that’s new. Cory did that last night – I just always thought sites with favicons were cooler than mine. I didn’t even know what they were called until 10 hours ago. that’s weird about yours! I always always always see the pink circle/heart.


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    Blog is the New Blackposted November 28, 2012 at 5:43 am

    Love how THICK this is!


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    The Witch's Kitchenposted November 28, 2012 at 7:06 am

    Let me see. A sweet, calorific, OMG chunk of heavenly chocolate & peanut butter?

    I’m thinking FABULOUS!


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    Liz (Little Bitty Bakes)posted November 28, 2012 at 7:11 am

    This would make an awesome holiday gift or something to bring to a party! Or… something to eat all by yourself. ;) PS, just noticed your cute little cupcake icon in my web browser tab, I love it!


    • Sallyreplied on November 28th, 2012 at 7:22 am

      thank you liz! you have a good eye! i love that cute little cupcake!


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    Colleen @ What's Baking in the Barbershop?!posted November 28, 2012 at 7:43 am

    This is clearly an addiction waiting to happen! Aaaaaah!


    • Sallyreplied on November 28th, 2012 at 10:01 am

      “clearly and addiction waiting to happen” – couldn’t have said it better myself. you are spot-on Colleen!


  10. #
    Kare @ Kitchen Treatyposted November 28, 2012 at 8:16 am

    Holy moly. My husband would go crazy for this! Okay, fine, I’m going crazy for it too. Tummy, growling.


    • Sallyreplied on November 28th, 2012 at 9:58 am

      Kevin loved it too! boys and their oreos/peanut butter. they are onto something – i love the combination too!


  11. #
    Rachel Cooksposted November 28, 2012 at 8:20 am

    Oh my goodness. YUM!


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    Erin @ The Spiffy Cookieposted November 28, 2012 at 8:21 am

    I am perfectly okay with the lack of healthy going on here O:-)


    • Sallyreplied on November 28th, 2012 at 9:57 am

      i feel the same way about your mac & cheese ;)


  13. #
    Laurie {Simply Scratch}posted November 28, 2012 at 8:26 am

    Stopppp it. Looks deliciously messy Sally! I like.


  14. #
    amy @ fearless homemakerposted November 28, 2012 at 9:06 am

    Oh my, this looks just heavenly! And I love that it’s not “skinny” – sometimes we all need a truly decadent treat, especially around the holidays! =)


    • Sallyreplied on November 28th, 2012 at 9:55 am

      nothing healthy about this bad boy, I can tell you that. and yes to the “decadence” of the holidays. it is very worth it, right? January is for healthy eating :)


  15. #
    Elaine @ Cooking to Perfectionposted November 28, 2012 at 9:20 am

    Ok, confession: my go-to snack my freshman year of college was Oreos dipped in peanut butter. Can we say freshman 15? Ha, but seriously, there isn’t anything much better. LOVE these bars. Easy, rich, and full of chocolate and peanut butter. Can’t ask for much more!


    • Sallyreplied on November 28th, 2012 at 9:52 am

      Elaine – peanut butter + oreos are a reason why I run and belong to a wonderful gym lol! This stuff is DECADENT in every wonderful way! :)


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    Lisaposted November 28, 2012 at 9:35 am

    This is now the THIRD recipe of yours that is going on my Christmas 2012 baking list. I need to stop visiting your blog. I feel fatter each time I do . . . where did I put my maternity pants . . . ? : )


    • Sallyreplied on November 28th, 2012 at 9:46 am

      oh geez Lisa! lol sometimes I do break out my sweatpants. Especially on Sundays when all I do is bake! :)


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    Jocelyn @BruCrew Lifeposted November 28, 2012 at 9:50 am

    OH.MY.WORD!!!! This is seriously amazing stuff right here. I puffy heart love peanut butter and oreo together! You have outdone yourself with this simple easy AWESOME recipe!!! I must have some of this for sure:-)


  18. #
    Kayle (The Cooking Actress)posted November 28, 2012 at 9:54 am



    there are no words. Just drool. And hunger. And the desire to grab through the screen to shovel those things into my mouth ASAP.

    I love oreos & peanut butter together *sigh*


    • Sallyreplied on November 28th, 2012 at 10:05 am

      i couldn’t speak for like 5 minutes after I first tasted a bite of the bark. honestly. SO good. And thanks Kayle – now I have got to check out your browned butter brownies!!!!


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    Hayley @ The Domestic Rebelposted November 28, 2012 at 10:22 am

    OH. MY. WORD. Sally, you are incredible! Look how delightfully fat these pieces of sinful bark are! Loaded with all that creamy, thick peanut butter filling and those buttery crumbs of chocolatey goodness… I don’t even bat an eye at chocolate usually, but this I am alllllll over.


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    Val Adamposted November 28, 2012 at 11:39 am

    OMG, I think I’ve died and gone to heaven, and I haven’t even made these (Cookies ‘n’ Cream Peanut Butter Bark) yet!
    I’m going to have to change the name of my foodie pinboard from “Food I Lust After” to “Sally’s Baking Addiction Goodies”!!!!!
    Can’t wait to do these –and they even look easy!


    • Sallyreplied on November 28th, 2012 at 7:03 pm

      Hi Val! lol you are too funny!! This bark is SO easy. Easy peasy. You’re going to LOVE it! Wish we could bake together. :) Thanks for the love!


      • Val Adamreplied on December 17th, 2012 at 3:55 pm

        I finally got around to making this, Sally and I LOVE it! But I found out my hubby is not a bark person –so guess who got to eat most of it?

        Oh, it just made me feel so bad . . . NOT!

        • Sallyreplied on December 17th, 2012 at 6:03 pm

          more for you then, right?! So glad you like it – I could NOT stop picking at it whenever I opened the refrigerator!

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    Becky @ Olives n Wineposted November 28, 2012 at 11:51 am

    Chocolate and peanut butter together? I could eat this ALL day! Although I’d have to throw in some of your Reese’s Peanut Butter White Chocolate Bark to mix it up :) YUM!


    • Sallyreplied on November 28th, 2012 at 7:02 pm

      you have to try that reese’s bark Becky! let me know how it turns out… both barks will disappear, I know it. I lvoe the thick PB layers they have. Thanks Becky :)


  22. #
    Ashleyposted November 28, 2012 at 12:54 pm

    Holy moly Sally. This bark is genius. I LOVE the combination of oreos and peanut butter. I need to make this immediately (no really, I think I need to leave work early to go make some.. if only lol).


    • Sallyreplied on November 28th, 2012 at 7:01 pm

      When I’m at work, I dream about what I’m goign to bake at home too – and this bark was one of them!! Glad we’re together on the oreos + pb :)


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    Alyssa @ Kitchen Curesposted November 28, 2012 at 1:11 pm

    You’re blowing my mind Sally! Double stuff Oreos…seriously, a girl after my own heart. These look incredible, I want to eat my computer screen.


    • Sallyreplied on November 28th, 2012 at 6:59 pm

      double stuf oreos = the ONLY way to go, right?!?! Glad you agree with me Alyssa!!


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    Shannon (Healthiful Balance)posted November 28, 2012 at 2:18 pm

    All your recipes look AMAZING and to die for!!


    • Sallyreplied on November 28th, 2012 at 6:58 pm

      that is so nice of you! Thank you Shannon!


  25. #
    Ashley @ Wishes and Dishesposted November 28, 2012 at 3:24 pm

    I’m afraid to make this because i know my hubby and I would fight over it! We tend to do that with chocolate and peanut butter desserts :)


    • Sallyreplied on November 28th, 2012 at 6:58 pm

      haha Ashley! that’s too funny. we’re good at sharing desserts but when there are sprinkles involved.. mine, all MINE.


  26. #
    Joy @ Baking-Joyposted November 28, 2012 at 3:27 pm

    Yum yum yum yum. Yum :-) This looks so good! You know me, anything with peanut butter & chocolate is a winner!


    • Sallyreplied on November 28th, 2012 at 6:57 pm

      “anything with peanut butter & chocolate is a winner!” – that should be our motto, Joy!


  27. #
    Ashley @ Kitchen Meets Girlposted November 28, 2012 at 3:55 pm

    Girrrrrrrrl, I’ve been staring at your pictures for the last 5 minutes in a sugar coma. Drooling is acceptable when you’re home alone, yes? :-)


    • Sallyreplied on November 28th, 2012 at 6:56 pm

      I drooled on my keyboard staring at your cinnamon buns. it’s ok, we’re even ;)


  28. #
    Meghan @ After the Ivy Leagueposted November 28, 2012 at 5:01 pm

    The Oreo + PB combination is seriously to die for. This looks like pure heaven, definitely a step up from a smear of PB on top of an Oreo!


    • Sallyreplied on November 28th, 2012 at 6:54 pm

      kinda like a peanut butter smeared Oreo, but kinda not. takes that little indulgence to a whole other level, thanks miss Meghan :)


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    Chung-Ah | Damn Deliciousposted November 28, 2012 at 5:36 pm

    I’m always in need of a chocolate break so this here is a must! I thank you in advance for eating too much of this and gaining some holiday wait :)


  30. #
    Cassie | Bake Your Dayposted November 28, 2012 at 6:14 pm

    I love the texture of these. That bottom layer is screaming my name!


  31. #
    Vyvaciousposted November 28, 2012 at 7:55 pm

    These look utterly fantastic!!! Seriously, I love this idea! Can’t wait to make these amazingly beauties soon!


    • Sallyreplied on November 28th, 2012 at 11:01 pm

      Well let me know how the bark turns out! I see you made an Oreo Fudge recently – we are on the same wavelength :)


  32. #
    Mercedesposted November 28, 2012 at 8:50 pm

    You and your unending creativity never cease to amaze me! You cannot go wrong with any recipe that has peanut butter and Oreos together!


    • Sallyreplied on November 28th, 2012 at 11:00 pm

      That means a lot to me, thank you for the sweet comment Mercedes!


  33. #
    Dorothy @ Crazy for Crustposted November 28, 2012 at 9:52 pm

    I have no words. None. Except OMG.


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    Summer @ Mallow and Coposted November 28, 2012 at 10:36 pm

    Skinny is so overrated anyways. These look so good. I think I have to go buy me some oreos right now. And some Reese Pieces for white chocolate ones too. You are dangerous for my waistline!


    • Sallyreplied on November 28th, 2012 at 10:58 pm

      If I had both barks in front of me right now, I would be in MAJOR trouble – and need a whole new wardrobe in a larger size lol.


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    Nicoleposted November 29, 2012 at 8:52 am

    as delicious as this looks, I would not call it “bark” it’s way too messy and has too much gooey crumbly layers to be bark. It’s a dessert that should be eaten on a plate with a fork – maybe call it cookies-n-cream peanut butter no bake dessert


    • Sallyreplied on November 29th, 2012 at 9:03 am

      Thanks Nicole. I describe the bark as messy and crumbly and layered in my post. It is my own bark creation, so I named it as such. With a fork or your fingers, I’m glad you still think it looks delicious to eat. Thanks for your input!


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    luv what you doposted November 29, 2012 at 10:33 pm

    Great idea to make a cookie layer for the bottom of your bark. I am going to have to try that! I have a PB Oreo pie recipe that I love and I be this is flavored just like that!


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    Jennie @themessybakerblogposted November 30, 2012 at 2:32 pm

    I wouldn’t mind being knee deep in bark. Mind if I join you ;) This looks so good, sinful really.


    • Sallyreplied on November 30th, 2012 at 5:18 pm

      it’s sinful and decadent and not healthy and amazing all at the same time! lol thanks Jennie :)


  38. #
    Shlomitposted November 30, 2012 at 3:43 pm

    How many grams is one cup of peanut butter?


    • Sallyreplied on November 30th, 2012 at 5:22 pm

      Hi Shlomit! I received your email about the Oreo’s page – I haven’t sent them this recipe yet. thanks for that though! 1 cup of PB is 260 grams. butter is 225 grams in 1 cup.


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    Erin @ Texanerin Bakingposted November 30, 2012 at 3:53 pm

    Okay. Seriously now. What the heck am I supposed to say? This is mindblowingly ridiculously awesome. Pinned. Words can not describe. And I’ll be on my way now.


    • Sallyreplied on November 30th, 2012 at 5:22 pm

      Thank you for the pin Erin!! so sweet. I knew you’d like this!


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    Val Adamposted November 30, 2012 at 4:24 pm

    Oh, I’m so excited, I’m going to make these tomorrow! I got the ingredients this morning (I wanted to take the afternoon off to make them, but my husband wouldn’t let me –we have our own business and tho we are partners, he’s the boss –sort of!)
    I’ll report back if I made them half as beautiful as yours or if they were a dismal failure –either way, I bet they’re still quite edible!!


    • Sallyreplied on November 30th, 2012 at 5:25 pm

      yes! Val, do let me know how it turns out. this bark is messy (and incredible)! Sometimes I want to take off work and bake bake bake too!


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    Apothecandyposted December 13, 2012 at 3:34 pm

    Hey Sally! I just want to thank you for putting up this no bake simple recipe. I made this for the guy I’m currently dating knowing that he is a major fan of peanut butter. I sprinkled a few crush candy canes atop to make the treat more Christmas-y (his favorite holiday) and the result turned out great! Thanks for sharing your creativity with the world. Helps girls out like me =)


    • Sallyreplied on December 13th, 2012 at 6:12 pm

      Hi there! You are SO welcome! I am so glad that you made this and you both enjoyed it – crushed candy canes on top, i will have to try that one time! And maybe with white chocolate too. :)


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    Sarahposted January 14, 2013 at 4:09 pm

    I had oreos sitting around and searched your site to figure out something to do with them. This bark came out soo good! I brought it to my office today and everyone raved about it. This is definitely one of my new favorite recipes.


    • Sallyreplied on January 14th, 2013 at 4:54 pm

      Hi Sarah! That is so great to hear – I love that you love this no bake dessert/bark as much as I do! you can’t go wrong with peanut butter and oreos. :)


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    Nicolaposted January 15, 2013 at 8:27 am

    Made a batch of this bark to take to my parents at Christmas – EVERYONE loved them – (even my gran who hasnt really even had PB before (or OREOS!) let alone choc/PB together! they didnt last long! definitely on my ‘make again list’! xx


    • Sallyreplied on January 15th, 2013 at 11:06 am

      Hey Nicola! Thank you for all the sweet comments this morning! I am SO glad you love this peanut butter bark. I’m glad your gran got to try a few of my favorites eating this bark, too. :) Woo hoo!


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    Sarahposted February 12, 2013 at 9:22 am

    This has made several rounds at our house. Even my husband who is not a PB fan likes this bark. I had to stop making it because we would eat it so quickly! We did up the “healthy” quotient by using Who-NU, organic PB and 60% cocoa chocolate chips. Those things really don’t make it better but it makes you feel like you are eating something healthy! Such a creative idea. Thank you for posting!


    • Sallyreplied on February 12th, 2013 at 9:32 am

      Sarah! This is all so nice to hear, I’ve never used the 60% chocolate chips for this – good idea though. I’m glad you guys like it. I agree, it’s dangerous to keep around!


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    Vianneyposted February 15, 2013 at 9:36 pm

    Hey Sally! Thank you for your Cookies n Cream Panut Butter Bark recipe!!! I made this in heart-shapped for my boyfriend on Valentine’s Day and he loved it! I cannot wait to try all your recipes. Thank you Sally.


    • Sallyreplied on February 16th, 2013 at 1:43 pm

      Hey Vianney! I have to try it your way next time! Cut into shapes. That sounds like such a fun treat! Let me know any other treats you make. What a sweet Valentine’s Day treat. :)


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    Miss @ Miss in the Kitchenposted February 23, 2013 at 10:13 pm

    This has all of my favorite things! Must have it soon!


    • Sallyreplied on February 24th, 2013 at 5:44 pm

      Let me know if you make it! I know you’d LOVE it. It is always a huge hit here. =)


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    Alliposted March 5, 2013 at 8:21 pm

    Sally… huge fan/follower here!! I love love looove peanut butter. I go through a jar a of Smuckers Natural Peanut Butter a week. Did I mention that I loved peanut butter? yum. Have you tried any of your peanut butter recipes with natural peanut butter? It has a stronger peanut taste. Your thoughts and experiences on it??? What are your thoughts on Almond Butter? I bet you could bake up something amaaazing with it!


    • Sallyreplied on March 6th, 2013 at 2:10 pm

      Hey Alli! I LOVE making homemade peanut butter and do so all of the time. However, I don’t typically bake my recipes with homemade peanut butter. It is MUCH softer and runnier than most commercial peanut butters and will have a different textural effect on the final baked good’s consistency. That being said, if you are not concerned with a cookies’ thickness, etc. If there is a particular recipe you’d like to use natural peanut butter for, ask me about it and I can let you know how it will be affected by the structural difference. For most of my recipes, I use Jif Creamy. Feel feel to use a non-stir natural peanut butter though. Those tend to be less oily and thicker than most. I love almond butter too – but again, don’t bake with it much. Thanks Alli!


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    Clariceposted April 4, 2013 at 1:37 pm

    I made this for a gathering last night and it was a HUGE HIT! People could just not stop eating it and were giving me huge compliments. I pointed them to your website, of course, for these amazing choco-peanut butter recipes! Thanks!!


    • Sallyreplied on April 4th, 2013 at 4:38 pm

      That is GREAT to hear! Thanks for reporting back, Clarice! I’ll try increasing the recipe next time, too.


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    Clariceposted April 4, 2013 at 1:38 pm

    Oh, forgot to add that I increased the recipe by a half to fit in a 9 x 13 inch brownie pan and it came out perfectly. Just a little tip for anyone who wants to make a bigger batch. :) :)


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    Lindsayposted April 11, 2013 at 7:32 pm

    my two favorite flavors put into one – I am definitely trying this! (however, just looking at the photography of these beauties, I can already say… 8/5)


    • Sallyreplied on April 11th, 2013 at 8:56 pm

      Let me know how you like it Lindsay!


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    amandaposted April 15, 2013 at 5:42 pm

    I want to make this for a party! How much does this recipe make?


    • Sallyreplied on April 15th, 2013 at 7:00 pm

      Hey Amanda! It doesn’t make enough for a party. I would double the recipe.


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    Mikaelaposted April 26, 2013 at 9:32 pm

    Just made these. Speechless. It’s like the “crunchies” from ice cream cake with peanut butter goodness. Oh my heavens. I have you to blame for my new addiction!!


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    Julieposted June 29, 2013 at 11:01 am

    Made this Cookies n Cream Peanut Butter Bark and…WOW!! Loving it! You read my mind on what kind of desserts I like!! Thanks!


    • Sallyreplied on June 29th, 2013 at 2:47 pm

      Glad you like it Julie!


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    Rachel B.posted July 12, 2013 at 6:06 pm

    Oops, my crust didn’t hold together . . . but now I see that your description of the recipe specifies “Double Stuf Oreos” while the printable version only says “Oreos.” May want to update that. Meanwhile, it’s not a problem that a bit more butter or chocolate can’t solve . . . :)


    • Sallyreplied on July 14th, 2013 at 6:27 pm

      Hi Rachel! Using regular or the double stuf oreos won’t make a difference. I’m sorry your crust didn’t hold together. Try using an exra Tablespoon of butter next time.


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    Sarah Cposted December 2, 2013 at 12:07 am

    will be constructing this recipe tonight for my best friend’s birthday tomorrow! so excited! thank you for the wonderful creation!


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    Nicoleposted February 7, 2014 at 12:38 am

    This is amazing. I’m lactose intolerant and love the versatility of your recipes. I used coconut oil in place of butter in the crust, and margarine with the peanut butter cream. The crust falls apart a little, but still pretty amazing! Cannot wait to see what my coworkers think tomorrow!! Thank you!!


    • Sallyreplied on February 7th, 2014 at 9:22 am

      Perfection. Your version sounds wonderful Nicole!



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