17 July 2012

Deep Dish Peanut Butter Cookie Ice Cream Sundaes

Pin It


So...yeah. If you don't like peanut butter this may not be the post for you.

Monday was my husband's birthday. Whenever I start brainstorming what to make for his birthday, two things come to mind: carrot cake and peanut butter and chocolate.

When I asked him if there was something he wanted me to make he mentioned maybe something with peanut butter cups.

Well. Now, we all know I did that. Last year. And then some.

Also, I didn't want to make a cake. Too much leftover. You all know my husband pretty well by now. If I made him a cake he would eat one slice and then guess you would eat the rest?

All the running in the world wouldn't cure that, now would it?

So I made him some simple deep dish peanut butter chocolate chip peanut cookies.

And then I dressed them up like they were Cinderella, going to the ball.

No one likes a nekkid cookie. A nekkid cookie might get teased and then feel bad about itself. We can't have that, now can we?


So I made some ice cream. Peanut butter ice cream. You know, using that two ingredient method?

{But this time I used actual whipped cream instead of Cool Whip. 'Cuz my guy is one of those people...you know the type. The "hmmm...that's too sweet" type. WTH does "too sweet" even mean?}

Now, normally, I would have stopped there. But since we're dressing up the cookie, she needed some accessories. A hat, perhaps.


Made of chocolate sauce. And peanuts.

There she is. All dressed up and ready for the ball.


Hubba hubba.

Happy Birthday to my sweet husband. You're a fantastic husband and father.


Now go eat another cookie, will ya'?

Deep Dish Peanut Butter Ice Cream Cookie Sundaes
by Crazy for Crust (Chocolate Sauce adapted from Kitty's Kozy Kitchen)

Ingredients
    For the Peanut Butter Cookies
    • 1/2 cup butter, softened
    • 3/4 cup peanut butter
    • 3/4 cup brown sugar
    • 1/2 cup white sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 cup flour
    • 1/2 cup chopped peanuts
    • 1 cup chocolate chips
    For the Peanut Butter Ice Cream
    • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
    • 1/3 cup peanut butter
    • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla
    For the Peanut Chocolate Sauce
    • 1 cup chocolate chips
    • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
    • 1 cup roughly chopped peanuts
    Instructions
    Make the Ice Cream
    1. Whip heavy cream on high speed until stiff peaks form. Refrigerate until ready to use.
    2. Mix peanut butter, sweetened condensed milk, and vanilla together with a hand mixer.
    3. Fold together peanut butter mixture with whipped cream. Transfer to a sealable container and freeze until hardened, four hours or overnight.

    Make the Chocolate Sauce
    1. Place chocolate chips and oil in a microwaveable bowl. Heat 1 minute, or until chocolate begins to melt. Stir until melted and combined. Stir in nuts. Place in a jar and let come to room temperature.

    Make the Cookies
    1. Preheat oven to 350°. Spray a whoopie pie pan with cooking spray.
    2. Cream butter, peanut butter, and sugars until well combined. Mix in egg and vanilla. Add salt and baking soda and mix well. Add flour and mix until just combined. Stir in nuts and chocolate chips.
    3. Scoop large spoonfuls (about 2 tablespoons) into pan, press to fit. Bake 8-10 minutes, until edges are brown. Centers will still be a little gooey. Remove from oven and cool 10 minutes before removing from pan. Serve with a scoop of ice cream and a helping of chocolate sauce.
    Powered by Recipage

    Enjoy, and thanks for stopping by!

    I link up to all of these fabulous parties each week!
    Chef in TrainingTrick or Treat TuesdayCast Party WednesdaySweet Treats ThursdayChic-and-CraftyTastetastic ThursdaySweet Tooth FridayI'm Lovin' it FridaysSweets for a SaturdayA Well-Seasoned LifeStrut your Stuff Saturday, Weekend Wrap Up Party, Weekend Potluckand all of these too!

    Labels: , , ,

    80 Comments:

    At July 17, 2012 at 6:09 PM , Anonymous Averie @ Averie Cooks said...

    I made ice cream cups just like this a few weeks back - I know what you mean about cake being left over and making tons. These are perfect! And you made PB ice cream...swoon!

     
    At July 17, 2012 at 6:11 PM , Blogger Back for Seconds said...

    I love that we both talked about our naked baked goods this week! And they are both peanut butter and chocolate! These look dreamy. Happy birthday, Mel!

     
    At July 17, 2012 at 6:21 PM , Blogger Linda said...

    Looks like a home run to me. Peanut butter and chocolate...Yumm!

     
    At July 17, 2012 at 6:35 PM , Blogger Ikhlas said...

    I've been looking for a chewy peanut butter cookie, and this looks like it might be it! How was it on the chewy scale?
    Every time I make PB cookies, they turn out too crunchy :(

     
    At July 17, 2012 at 6:49 PM , Blogger The Cooking Actress said...

    Lucky hubby! That cookie is all spiffed up and looovely! Also--um making the 2 ingredient method with cool whip? say whaaa?!

     
    At July 17, 2012 at 7:05 PM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    Thanks Averie. And swoon is right! :)

     
    At July 17, 2012 at 7:06 PM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    Definitely chewy! I used both brown and white sugars, I think that helps? The edges were a little crunchy but the center stayed soft. (Probably also because they were deep dish.) Thanks so much for reading!

     
    At July 17, 2012 at 7:07 PM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    Yes! I always (usually) use cool whip instead of cream...and I use the fat-free kind! It makes it sweeter, because cool whip starts out sweet, whereas cream isn't. :)

     
    At July 17, 2012 at 7:35 PM , Blogger Heather Kinnaird said...

    I need to start running again soon! these look crazy good.

     
    At July 17, 2012 at 7:54 PM , Blogger Jocelyn said...

    I can't imagine making that ice cream with cool whip...it is so sweet already from the milk:-) And I love my sweets...a lot!!! I am in love with all the peanut butter going on in these awesome pb cookie sundaes!!!! Averie is so right...swoon for sure!!!! Happy Birthday to your hubby!!!

     
    At July 17, 2012 at 8:28 PM , Blogger Something Swanky said...

    LOVE!!!!! Happy birthday to your hubby :)

     
    At July 17, 2012 at 8:54 PM , Blogger Kim (TheMoney-Pit) said...

    Wow! That looks soooo good. I think I gained 3 pounds just reading this post. But it was worth it! :D

     
    At July 17, 2012 at 9:01 PM , Anonymous Allie said...

    Another amazing dessert!!! You have one lucky hubby! The "too sweet" comment cracked me up. That's just like those crazy people who say, "it's so rich, I can only have one bite" Yeah, I cannot relate at all! Happy Birthday to your husband!

     
    At July 17, 2012 at 10:44 PM , Blogger Hayley said...

    Those cookies were amazeballs. No wonder you only had two left. I was kinda mentally freaking out over the peanut chunks in the cookies--so totally texture-awesome. And they were mighty perfect stuffing my face with while watching women duke it out! :) Happy Birthday Mel--lucky man to be married to you and get that motherload of a sundae on his bday!

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 5:02 AM , Blogger Nicola said...

    Oh, my! I would love to have this for my birthday! Pinned for it's amazingness and chocolate 'hat'!

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 6:06 AM , Blogger Shannon said...

    Those look incredibly delicious! I love peanut butter and so does my husband and son. This would definitely be a winner!

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 6:11 AM , Blogger allisamazing said...

    Oh yummm, I could see my hubby going for something like this :)

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 6:37 AM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    LOL, thanks Heather!

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 6:38 AM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    Yes, another one who thinks like me! LOL, thanks Allie!

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 6:38 AM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    Thanks Hayely! I definitely think the nuts put them over the top. And my new favorite place to watch women fight is with you!

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 6:38 AM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    Thanks Nicola!

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 6:39 AM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    Thanks Shannon!

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 6:39 AM , Anonymous Bibi @ Bibi's Culinary Journey said...

    Awww, my hubby would be in heaven to get this on his birthday....they look so pretty 7 delicious:)

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 7:09 AM , Blogger Tonii said...

    Oh my. These look AMAZING. You have combined 2 of the loves of my life...peanut butter AND ice cream. They are so cute too...thanks for sharing!!

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 7:19 AM , Blogger Susan said...

    How clever...an edible bowl because that luscious ice cream sundae wasn't enough. LOL! Looks like another great dessert to do with my grands next week--I'm letting them make ice cream one day;-D

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 7:19 AM , Blogger Ellen said...

    As a former hot fudge nutty nutty fan, I would love these! The ice cream, I bet, was amazing, too. :)

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 7:40 AM , Blogger Carrie Burrill said...

    I am drooling all over my ipad right now. OMG! these look amazing.

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 7:50 AM , Blogger lizy b said...

    Okay girlfriend.....this is truly getting a little strange. My husband likes only one kind of cake in this whole wide world...carrot cake (no raisins, lots of nuts) and lives for peanut butter cookies. I'm starting to think we married the same guy...except that can't be right because his birthday is in September.

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 8:38 AM , Anonymous sally @ sallys baking addiction said...

    You had me at "deep dish".... oh Dorothy, you sure know how to make the most tempting treats! Happy birthday to your husband! :)

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 12:09 PM , Blogger cheapcraftymama said...

    WOW! Thanks for sharing at Pin IT and Win It, I just posted this on my FB page!

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 2:14 PM , Blogger Karen - Trilogy Edibles said...

    I saw this last night and started drooling. I would've posted a comment then but then the old computer died. Love love, will definitely try the icecream when I get home.

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 2:17 PM , Anonymous Christina @ Oven Adventures said...

    i love the peanuts in the sauce. fabulous. now i'm totally craving peanuts in chocolate. mmmmm

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 2:18 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Dorothy, your ice cream turned out good even though you didn't use an ice cream maker?
    I always thought one had to use an ice cream maker to make good ice cream. Do you make all your ice cream this way or do you sometimes use an ice cream maker?
    Thanks and love love love your site!!!
    Lisa

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 2:22 PM , Blogger Aimee said...

    These look WAY TOO delicious! Ice cream, chocolate and peanut butter are the best combination ever. I am definitely going to have to try this one!

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 2:38 PM , Blogger Kristin said...

    Is the texture of this ice cream like regular ice cream?? The one thing I refuse to do, for now anyway, is break down and buy an ice cream maker when I can just buy ice cream at the store. But I love making sorbets in the freezer, so I'd be willing to try this!
    I don't know what would be worse: a husband who refuses to eat the junk food leaving it all to the wife or a husband who eats all the junk food, forcing the wife to hoard her treats...hmmm.

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 3:19 PM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    Yes, it is!!! And the sauce, yum. :)

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 3:20 PM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    Thanks Sally!

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 3:20 PM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    Thanks Karen! I hope you like it. :)

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 3:21 PM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    Thanks Christina!

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 3:25 PM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    Yes! The heavy cream method is awesome. I do sometimes use an ice cream maker but this method is becoming my absolute favorite. Thanks so much!

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 3:25 PM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    Thank you!!

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 3:27 PM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    Thanks so much!

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 5:33 PM , Blogger Juliana said...

    Looks like we were both craving the same thing... peanut butter & chocolate, I just decided to add some bacon to it, haha :) Your sundaes look awesome and they are just the perfect treat for the summer! Thanks for commenting on my blog! Can't wait to make these sundaes!

    XOXO,
    Juliana
    www.piecelovecooking.com/2012/07/retro-bacon-chocolate-peanut-butter-pie.html

     
    At July 18, 2012 at 7:14 PM , Blogger Our Pinteresting Family said...

    Looks amazing!! Megan

     
    At July 19, 2012 at 4:51 AM , Blogger Tanya-Lemonsforlulu.com said...

    I love desserts that are already portioned out for you. Because if I'm cutting cake for myself, I cut them big so I can have a ton of frosting! These are fantastic! Love the peanut butter ice cream! It's all so perfect! Happy bday to your husband too!

     
    At July 19, 2012 at 6:47 AM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    Ooooooh, yes! That would be great!

     
    At July 19, 2012 at 7:48 AM , Blogger Ladies Holiday said...

    You had me at teh avocado pops and now I am just smitten- such great summer treats- the deep dish cookie looks oh my goodness so delicious!

     
    At July 19, 2012 at 10:02 AM , Blogger Angi said...

    Oooohhh how I love you! Peanuts in PB Cookies are the absolute yummiest! Happy bday to your man and thanks for sharing this :)

     
    At July 19, 2012 at 1:58 PM , Blogger Me And My Sweets said...

    OMG!!!!! This looks so yummie! I made peanutbutter cookied with peantuts a while ago, but never thought about adding peanutbutter ice ctream and chocolate sauce. you've must been in heaven eating that!! I'm jealous and this is on my to do list for sure!!

     
    At July 19, 2012 at 3:30 PM , Blogger Nicole {WonkyWonderful} said...

    Amazing Ooey Gooey Deliciousness! The pics are great! Visiting from Domesblissity linkup:)

     
    At July 19, 2012 at 4:06 PM , Blogger Carole said...

    Great sundae. I found you via the Real Housewives of Riverton Recipe Round up. I linked in a post about a retro dish called Coronation Chicken. Have a lovely week.

     
    At July 19, 2012 at 6:51 PM , Blogger Sarah Carletti said...

    Hello, I just saw this post (late Thurs night). I love if you could link up to Thursday Food Fest at http://www.theeaseoffreeze.com. Hope to see you next week! Sarah

     
    At July 19, 2012 at 9:05 PM , Blogger Angie@Echoes of Laughter said...

    Everything you make looks so dreamy! You are such a talented baker Dorothy! Angie xo

     
    At July 19, 2012 at 9:48 PM , Blogger Cindy said...

    Love, love, love it! I need to try the PB ice cream. It is a thing of beauty.

     
    At July 20, 2012 at 8:22 AM , Blogger Winnie said...

    This is AMAZING
    You are such a great baker, and I looooooooooove the things you make

     
    At July 20, 2012 at 8:59 AM , Blogger Dip It In Chocolate said...

    Aww man, we just finished off a whole batch of PB cookies otherwise I would be topping one with ice cream and fudge as we speak. Delicious idea! Cinderella has never looked better.

    What is it with men and "too sweet"? I swear they're aliens.

     
    At July 20, 2012 at 9:52 AM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    Me too! He actually asked for a portioned dessert, lol. :) Thank you!

     
    At July 20, 2012 at 9:52 AM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    Thanks!

     
    At July 20, 2012 at 9:53 AM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    Thank you!

     
    At July 20, 2012 at 9:53 AM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    Thanks!

     
    At July 20, 2012 at 9:53 AM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    Thanks Winnie!

     
    At July 20, 2012 at 9:59 AM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    Yes! I agree!

     
    At July 20, 2012 at 9:59 AM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    Thanks Sarah!

     
    At July 20, 2012 at 12:31 PM , OpenID 4littlefergusons said...

    Thanks for sharing this at Weekend Potluck! Oh my goodness, this birthday treat looks AMAZING!!! You're a good little wifey! :) My hubby request plain chocolate cake with no frosting every single year so he can drown it in a bowl of milk.
    BOOOORRRRRIIIIINNNNGGGGG.
    Happy Weekend! Come see us again soon and bring more goodies!
    ~Tonya from 4 little Fergusons

     
    At July 20, 2012 at 5:13 PM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    LOL! You made me laugh. Thanks Tonya!

     
    At July 21, 2012 at 11:40 AM , Blogger Mackenzie said...

    This looks delicious! What a great recipe! We'd love to invite you to join us at Saturday Show & Tell on Cheerios and Lattes! I know everyone will love this! Have a great weekend!
    Mackenzie :)
    http://www.cheeriosandlattes.com/saturday-show-tell-20/

     
    At July 21, 2012 at 1:31 PM , Blogger Julie said...

    I am inviting you to come and share this in my Show Your Stuff blog hop:
    http://juliejewels1.blogspot.com/2012/07/show-your-stuff-33-upsidedown-brownies.html

     
    At July 23, 2012 at 3:55 PM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    Thanks so much!

     
    At July 24, 2012 at 5:20 PM , Anonymous ASmita said...

    Wow, this looks like a piece of heaven on a plate!

     
    At July 25, 2012 at 6:44 AM , Blogger Alyssa said...

    Yum, this looks delicious. I could go for one of those right now!

     
    At July 25, 2012 at 7:02 AM , Blogger Trish said...

    My husband would go crazy for this...who am I kidding? I would go CRAZY for this! Yum! Pinning now! Thanks for sharing at Mom On Timeout!

     
    At July 25, 2012 at 5:39 PM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    Thanks!

     
    At July 25, 2012 at 10:14 PM , Blogger The Mandatory Mooch said...

    I love these!! They look so yummy!! I'd love to have you link this up to Tasty Thursdays on The Mandatory Mooch. It's a new linky party starting today. Hope to see you there. Thanks, Nichi
    http://mandatorymooch.blogspot.com/2012/07/tasty-thursdays-1.html

     
    At July 26, 2012 at 6:29 AM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    Thanks so much!

     
    At July 27, 2012 at 5:46 AM , Blogger The Country Cook said...

    Congratulations!! Your recipe is featured over on Weekend Potluck today!!
    http://www.thecountrycook.net/2012/07/weekend-potluck-28.html

     
    At July 27, 2012 at 9:15 PM , Blogger Patsy said...

    Wow!

     
    At July 30, 2012 at 7:43 AM , Blogger The Brunette Baker said...

    I just stumbled upon your blog and found this gorgeous creation. I am *ALL* over these! Lovely blog! XO

     
    At July 30, 2012 at 8:13 AM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    Thanks! :)

     
    At August 5, 2012 at 10:43 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    What is a whoopie pie pan? Where do you get one?
    aok

     
    At August 5, 2012 at 3:16 PM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    Wilton makes it, as well as a "muffin top" pan. They are basically the same thing. Search on Wilton.com and I bet you'll find it!

     

    Post a Comment

    Thank you for your comment! Reading your comments is better than eating pie...and if you know me that's saying a lot. :)

    Subscribe to Post Comments [Atom]

    Links to this post:

    Create a Link

    << Home