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No Bake Peanut Butter Eclair Cake

Too hot to turn on the oven? Try making this No Bake Peanut Butter version of a Chocolate Eclair Cake!

No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Eclair Cake: a delicious no bake dessert filled with chocolate, peanut butter and #reeses

No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Eclair Cake: a delicious no bake dessert filled with chocolate, peanut butter and #reeses

Sometimes, you, my readers have the best ideas! Last month I shared a Strawberry Eclair Cake recipe. Which is basically a twist on the traditional Eclair Cake.

One of you suggested I make a peanut butter version. And I’m so glad you did! I used chocolate graham crackers instead of original honey, which gave a delicious chocolate twist to the cake!

I also added peanut butter to the pudding filling. Oh, and some whole Reese’s Peanut Butter cups. I made a homemade chocolate frosting, but if canned frosting is your thing, go for it! I also scaled this recipe down to a 9inch baking dish instead of a 13×9. It’s quite rich, so you don’t need as large a slice!!

No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Eclair Cake: a delicious no bake dessert filled with chocolate, peanut butter and #reeses

One bite of these and you will be so glad you tried this version! Be sure you let this cake sit in the fridge for at least 4 hours (or overnight) to help soften the crackers! It’s an important step, k?

No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Eclair Cake: a delicious no bake dessert filled with chocolate, peanut butter and #reeses

Speaking of the homemade frosting, I used one of my new favorite discoveries! TCHO Chocolate. I used their 99% unsweetened chocolate critters. They are so adorable too. But, word of warning, don’t let their cuteness be mistaken as a good snack. They are unsweetened. So unless you like to snack on unsweet chocolate, (NOT ME) don’t pop them in your mouth.

However, please please please use these for making delicious smooth and creamy frosting! I’m delighted in how smooth this chocolate melts. As some of you many know, chocolate can be difficult, temperamental product. And you want a good quality chocolate filled with rich creamy flavor, but also a product that melts perfectly. EVERY TIME. So far, TCHO Chocolate has been that perfect product!

TCHO provided me some samples, and I can’t wait to purchase this chocolate on a regular basis. I’ve already used the other samples (dark chocolate and milk chocolate) in upcoming recipes! So stay tuned!!

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Yield: serves 8

No Bake Peanut Butter Eclair Cake

Prep Time 4 hours 15 minutes

Too hot to turn on the oven? Try making this No Bake Peanut Butter version of a Chocolate Eclair Cake!

Ingredients

For the Cake:

  • 18 chocolate graham crackers
  • 1 box (3.5oz) vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 8 oz Cool Whip
  • 16 Reese's Peanut butter cups

For the frosting:

  • 2oz unsweetened chocolate (I used TCHO 99% unsweetened chocolate)
  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 Tbsp corn syrup
  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 Tbsp milk

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat vanilla pudding mix with milk, until there are no lumps. Beat in peanut butter until smooth. Fold in the Cool Whip, set aside.
  2. In a 9inch square baking dish, layer 6 grahams. Top with half of the pudding mix. Top with 6 more crackers and the 16 Reese's PB cups. Top with the remaining of the pudding mix. Finish by topping with the remaining 6 graham crackers.
  3. For the frosting, heat unsweetened chocolate with butter and corn syrup on medium heat in a small saucepan. Whisk until smooth. Remove from heat and whisk in the powdered sugar and milk. Frost the top of the graham cracker layer and place in refrigerator.
  4. Refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight. Cut and enjoy!

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**TCHO chocolate provided me with samples. No other compensation was received. All views are 100% my own!**

Too hot to turn on the oven? Try making this No Bake Peanut Butter version of a Chocolate Eclair Cake!

Aimee

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Aimee is a dessert lover (specifically rice krispie treats), workout enthusiast, self-taught foodie, and recipe creator.

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Posted on July 14, 2013

Comments & Reviews

  1. Hi Would you double all ingredients exactly to make this a 9×13 dessert? I would assume you’d double but sometimes not all ingredients are.  I have a big family & a 9″ pan won’t work Lol! I see in comments this question was asked a couple times & not answered so Hoping for an answer this time  :))
    Thanks so much

    1. Hi Kristal,
      I used light corn syrup and skim (fat free milk)…that’s what I had on hand. Any % milk should work just fine though!

  2. I tried this as a pie, I used chocolate wafer and honey graham crackers as the pie crust and put a little homemade whip cream on it, it was to die for!

  3. While your recipes look delicious ,could you please tell where you can buy ingredients like creamy peanut butter and vanilla cream .

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