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Peanut Butter Apple Dessert Recipe

Peanut Butter Apple Dessert Recipe

"My mom, who's well-known in our community for her cooking, shared the recipe for this yummy layered dessert," writes Kim Spencer of Hickman, Nebraska. "It's very popular with my husband. He made it in a 9 x 13 pan for his men's Bible study group and ended up giving out the recipe!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:20 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 24 squares)
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cups plus 1/3 cup peanut butter, divided
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 carton (16 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 2 cans (21 ounces each) apple pie filling
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, brown sugar, 1/2 cup peanut butter and butter; spoon half into a 3-qt. bowl.
  • 2. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar until smooth; fold in whipped topping. Spread half over crumb mixture in the bowl. Top with one can of apple pie filling.
  • 3. Combine the confectioners' sugar, cinnamon and remaining peanut butter until crumbly; sprinkle half over pie filling. Repeat layers. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: about 20 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 310 calories, 16g fat (9g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 160mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein

Reviews for Peanut Butter Apple Dessert

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 6, 2013

"I made this for a group of friends and it received rave reviews. They all wanted a copy of the recipe."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2013

"I made 5 TOH dessert recipes for a big Army potluck we hosted and this was a crowd favorite. People loved the apple and peanut butter combo. I will make again for sure. I enjoy making trifles, and this one is a bit out of the ordinary."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2012

"Delicious!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 3, 2012

"This is an okay recipe. I did not go home with any empty dish. If made again I would omit the cinnamon from the topping. I thought it overpowered the other flavors."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 10, 2011

"Easy to make and so good. Always a go to recipe."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2011

"I made this for a luncheon and got wonderful reviews. I made sure everyone knew that it contained peanut butter as someone present might have food allergies. It is indeed delicious!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 12, 2011

"I took this dessert to a potluck today & came home with an empty dish.Everyone loved it. I even had to give the recipe to one of the people."

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