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Chocolate Peanut Torte Recipe
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Chocolate Peanut Torte Recipe

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A crust of vanilla wafer crumbs and crushed peanuts provides this cool and creamy dessert with an extra tasty base. It's almost guaranteed that I'll bring home an empty pan when I take it to a potluck. -Ardyce Piehl, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min.
MAKES:16-20 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min.
MAKES: 16-20 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups crushed vanilla wafers (about 60 wafers)
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup salted peanuts, finely chopped, divided
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 4 cups whipped topping, divided
  • 3 cups cold milk
  • 2 packages (3.9 ounces each) instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 1 milk chocolate candy bar (1.55 ounces), grated

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 314 calories, 20 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 263 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the wafer crumbs, butter and 2/3 cup peanuts. Press into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool.
  2. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and peanut butter until smooth. Fold in 2 cups of whipped topping. Spread over crust.
  3. In a another large bowl, beat milk and pudding mixes on low for 2 minutes. Carefully spread over cream cheese layer. Cover and refrigerate for 4-6 hours.
  4. Just before serving, carefully spread remaining topping over the pudding layer. Sprinkle with grated chocolate and the remaining peanuts. Yield: 16-20 servings.
Originally published as Chocolate Peanut Torte in Taste of Home August/September 1998, p33

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 314 calories, 20 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 263 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.

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Reviewed Jul. 3, 2012

"Awesome for a cool summer dessert"

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Reviewed Jun. 2, 2012

"One of my most favorite desserts. Made it for Memorial Day gathering and we just couldn't stay out of it. Very good if you like chocolate and peanut butter!"

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Reviewed Apr. 20, 2011

"So good! In my family, we call this Polish Drumsticks (not too sure why), and it's such a fantastic dessert!"

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Reviewed Nov. 19, 2010

"This is my husband's most favorite dessert!"

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