Theresa's Mixed Nuts: 5 Days of Super Bowl Eats! Reese's Peanut Butter Dip!

Friday, January 31, 2014

5 Days of Super Bowl Eats! Reese's Peanut Butter Dip!

I've posted a lot of our favorite Super Bowl appetizers this week, but today I thought I would toss in a dessert dip to sweeten things up a bit. My niece sent me this recipe over the summer and it was love at first bite!

Reese's Peanut Butter Dip


1/2 c unsalted butter
1/2 c light brown sugar
1/4 c creamy peanut butter
8oz package cream cheese, softened
3/4 c powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
8oz package of Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Minis


In a small saucepan, whisk together butter and brown sugar (until butter is melted) over medium heat. Bring to a boil, then remove from heat. Whisk in the peanut butter and vanilla extract. Set aside to cool.

In a large mixing bowl, beat together cream cheese and powdered sugar until creamy. Beat in butter/brown sugar mixture (that has cooled to room temperature) until combined.

By hand, stir in mini chocolate chips and Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Minis.

Serve at room temperature or chilled.

*Goes great with apples, grahams, wafer cookies, pretzels, etc.


  1. Obviously you saved the best for last. I would make this and NOT share one bite. Reese's Peanut Butter cups are my weakness. I am not joking - I would hide it in the back of the fridge and sneak bites every time I got up to avoid sharing it.

  2. Peanuts are my second fave ingredient for making cakes after bananas :)

  3. That is putting those reese's to good use

  4. Yes, yes, and yes! I've totally got to make this sometime soon.

  5. You can't go wrong with chocolate and peanut butter!

  6. I bet my Daughters boyfriend will love this dip. He loves and can eat a whole bag himself of the peanut butter cups


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