No Bake Peanut Butter Caramel Icebox Cake

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This no-bake cake starts with a flavor explosion of peanut butter, caramel and chocolate. What could possibly be better? How about a simple recipe with mind blowing results? This fabulous cake is stacked with layer upon layer of sweet and salty creamy peanut butter filling, cream and chocolate cookies. After a trip to the fridge the layers become this incredibly moist and creamy cake… all without ever turning the oven on.

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Now if you will excuse me, I need to take a moment to collect my thoughts (and be alone with the last piece of this divine dessert).

My family has been eating Skippy Peanut Butter as long as I can remember. We are a peanut butter household. Whether is it a simple pb&j sandwich, an apple and peanut butter snack, Extreme Peanut Butter Fudge Brownies that leave this house by the truckload or just a spoonful for the heck of it, we our Skippy. Truth be told I have a really great supply of Skippy on hand at all times.  You know, back ups in case we run out and then we have back ups for our back ups just to be sure. LOL

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Peanut Butter Caramel No-Bake Icebox Cake

So, I got to work on this fabulous Peanut Butter Caramel No-Bake Ice Box Cake. What is a better flavor combination than peanut butter and chocolate? Peanut butter, caramel and chocolate. Oh my goodness.  It is insanely delish. Layer upon layer of fabulous flavors. I mean look at those scrumptious layers. Peanut butter caramel cream, fresh whipped cream and chocolate graham crackers topped with chocolate, caramel and nuts (because this girl likes some crunch).

This simple recipe is no-bake and only takes a handful of ingredients. Chill it for a few hours or overnight. We like to store it in the freezer and it is the perfect make ahead dessert. Scrumptious and wholly impressive.

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Check out more of our favorite no-bake recipes:   

Strawberry Shortcake No-Bake Icebox Cake

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Lucky Charms No-Bake Pie

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peanut butter caramel no bake cake

Peanut Butter Caramel No-Bake Icebox Cake

Donna Elick
This no-bake cake starts with a flavor explosion of peanut butter, caramel and chocolate. What could possibly be better? How about a simple recipe with mind blowing results? This fabulous cake is stacked with layer upon layer of creamy peanut butter filling, cream and chocolate cookies. After a trip to the fridge the layers become this incredibly moist and creamy cake… all without ever turning the oven on.
4.50 stars from 2 reviews
Tried this recipe?Please comment and review!
Prep Time 25 mins
Chill Time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Method No Bake
Servings 12

Ingredients
 

  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 3/4 cups powdered sugar, divided
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 15 ounce jar creamy peanut butter
  • 10-15 chocolate graham crackers
  • 4 ounces chocolate shell ice cream topping, check out our homemade version here
  • 2 tablespoons caramel topping
  • 1/4 cup honey roasted peanuts, chopped

Instructions
 

  • In a tall bowl whip heavy cream with an electric mixer until you can start to see a defined trail through the cream. Add vanilla and slowly add 3/4 cup powdered sugar. Whip until stiff peaks form. (In other words when you turn off the blender and lift the beaters out of the cream, the cream stand up on the end of the beater). Place in the refrigerator while you prepare the remaining ingredients.
  • To prepare the filling: Combine cream cheese, peanut butter and 1 cup powdered sugar in a large mixing bowl. Beat with an electric mixer until light and fluffy (about 3 minutes). Fold in 1/2 of the whipped cream until it is completely incorporated. Set aside.
  • Line a 9 x 5-inch baking dish with parchment paper or plastic wrap. Layer 1/3 of the peanut butter cream on the bottom of the pan. Smooth into an even layer. Add 1/3 of whipped cream on top of the peanut butter cream and use spatula to smooth into an even layer. Top with a layer of graham crackers, breaking them if necessary to make them fit.
  • Repeat the layers 2 more times, ending with graham crackers. They will slightly peek over your baking dish.
  • Cover and refrigerate 3-4 hours or freeze for 1-2 hours.
  • Remove cake from refrigerator or freezer, invert pan onto a plate. Pour chocolate shell topping onto cake (starting at one end and working to the other). While you are pouring, use an offset spatula to smooth and help the chocolate drip down the sides. Keep in mind the chocolate will harden so you must work fast.
  • Drizzle the chocolate top with caramel and sprinkle with chopped peanuts.
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve or serve immediately.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1 | Calories: 589cal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 357mg | Sugar: 31g | Fiber: 3g | Calcium: 81mg | Iron: 1mg

All nutritional information is based on third party calculations and is only an estimate. Each recipe’s nutritional value will vary depending on the ingredients used, measuring methods, and portion sizes.

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Originally published 2/20/15

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34 Comments

  1. This looks really yummy, but that’s way too much sugar in the whipped cream. The most that 1 c. heavy cream needs is 2 T. 10X sugar. Also, would you consider writing recipes without the boxes in front of each ingredient?
    They are a pain to delete when copying your recipes.

  2. 4 stars
    My mom just made this for me for my upcoming birthday. I have to eat gluten free so she substituted the chocolate graham crackers with shar gf graham crackers and shaved some chocolate over the top of them. Absolutely delicious!

  3. It would be wonderful if you could screen shot the information in one or two shots But impossible with the advertising all over the place.
    I will try this tho Sounds yummy

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