Chocolate Chip-Peanut Butter Torte

Refrigerated cookie dough forms the tender crust of this rich dessert topped with crunchy honey-roasted peanuts.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 4 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 12

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated chocolate chip cookies
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup sugar
1
egg
1
cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
1
cup chopped honey-roasted peanuts
1
cup butterscotch chips
1/4
cup peanut butter
1/4
cup chocolate-flavor syrup
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In ungreased 10- or 9-inch springform pan, break up cookie dough. With floured fingers, press dough evenly in bottom of pan to form crust. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in sugar and egg until well blended. Stir in 1/2 cup of the chocolate chips and 1/2 cup of the peanuts. Pour over cooled crust; spread evenly.
  • 3 In medium microwavable bowl, microwave butterscotch chips on High 1 minute, stirring twice, until melted and smooth. Stir in peanut butter until smooth. Drizzle over cream cheese mixture. Sprinkle with remaining chocolate chips and peanuts.
  • 4 Bake 30 to 40 minutes longer or until edge is set but center is still slightly jiggly. Cool on cooling rack 10 minutes. Run knife around side of pan to loosen torte; carefully remove side of pan. Cool 1 hour. Refrigerate until chilled, about 2 hours.
  • 5 To serve, cut torte into wedges. Drizzle 1 teaspoon chocolate syrup onto each dessert plate. Place wedges over syrup. Store in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    540
    (
    Calories from Fat
    280),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    31g
    31%
    (Saturated Fat
    14g,
    14%
    Trans Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    270mg
    270%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    56g
    56%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    42g
    42%
    ),
    Protein
    9g
    9%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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