Double Reese’s, Double Deliciousness: Reese’s Cheesecake Bars

These peanut-butter-dominated cheesecake bars will rock your taste buds.

Aidan Greger, Columnist

Peanut butter and chocolate make the best combination, and this recipe will not let any lovers of this combination down with its 22 Nutter Butters,  20 Reese’s,  and ⅔ cup of creamy peanut butter. These cheesecake bars are easy to make and fun, and they will definitely be something that you will crave.


  • 20 Nutter Butters, plus 2 crushed for garnish
  • 6 tbsp. melted butter
  • 20 Reese’s
  • 2 8- oz. blocks cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2/3 cups creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 tbsp. Reese’s Pieces



  1. Preheat oven to 350º F and line an 8-x-8” pan with foil.
  2. In a food processor fitted with a metal blade, blend Nutter Butters until fine crumbs form.
  3. Add to a bowl with melted butter and mix until combined.
  4. Press tightly into prepared pan.
  5. Top with a layer of whole Reese’s.

Cheesecake Layer:

  1. In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar, eggs, peanut butter, vanilla, and salt.
  2. Pour over Reese’s layer. Top with crushed Nutter Butters and Reese’s Pieces.
  3. Bake until only slightly soft, 40 minutes. Let cool slightly, then refrigerate until completely cold, 3 to 12 hours.
  4. Slice into bars and serve.