Peanut Butter Chocolate Delight

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup butter, melted
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 16 oz Cool Whip, divided
  • 2 (3.9oz) packages chocolate pudding
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup chopped peanuts
  • chocolate syrup

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray a 9x13-inch pan with cooking spray. Set aside.

Combine flour, salt and melted butter. Press into bottom of prepared pan. Bake 20-25 minutes, until golden brown. Allow to cool completely.

Using a hand held mixer, beat together cream cheese, peanut butter, powdered sugar and vanilla. Carefully fold in half of the Cool Whip. Spread over cookie layer.

Whisk together pudding and milk. Spread over peanut butter layer. Top with remaining Cool Whip. Top with chopped peanuts and chocolate syrup, if desired.