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Peanut Butter Icebox Cake

This easy Icebox Cake is made with chocolate graham crackers, hot fudge sauce, an easy peanut butter cheesecake filling and fresh whipped cream. Ten minutes of prep, no bake, and can be made in advance. Perfect for a crowd!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword icebox cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill Time 8 hours
Servings 24
Calories 453kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout


  • 18 oz graham crackers enough for three layers - you will need 4 sleeves (1 box plus one sleeve from a second box) chocolate or plain
  • 1 1/2 cups hot fudge sauce

Peanut Butter Cheesecake Layer

  • 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 20 oz Challenge cream cheese, softened softened
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 16 Reese's full size, coarsely chopped

Whipped Cream

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Graham Cracker Crumble

  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs use leftover graham crackers
  • 2 tbsp Challenge unsalted butter melted
  • 2 tbsp sugar


  • Lay graham crackers in a single layer across the bottom of a 9 x 13 baking dish, breaking apart as necessary.
  • Spread half of the hot fudge sauce on top of the graham crackers. Set aside.
  • Using a stand mixer or hand mixer, whip heavy cream until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, beat cream cheese for 2 to 3 minutes on medium-high speed until light and fluffy. Add peanut butter and beat until combined.
  • Add powdered sugar and beat until no lumps remain. Beat in vanilla extract.
  • Fold in whipped cream. Fold in chopped Reese's.
  • Spread half of cheesecake mixture on top of hot fudge sauce.
  • Add a layer of graham crackers, remaining half of hot fudge sauce, and remaining cheesecake mixture. Top with another layer of graham crackers.

Whipped Cream Topping

  • Using a stand mixer or hand mixer, whip heavy whipping cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract until stiff peaks form.
  • Spread whipped cream on top of graham crackers.

Graham Cracker Crumble

  • Combine graham cracker crumbs, melted butter and sugar in a small bowl. Mix to combine. Sprinkle over the top of the cake.
  • Cover and chill for at least 8 hours.
  • Top with additional Reese's candy before serving, if desired.



Calories: 453kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 388mg | Potassium: 223mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 718IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 2mg