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Peanut Butter Apple Dessert

"My mom, who's well-known in our community for her cooking, shared the recipe for this yummy layered dessert," writes Kim Spencer of Hickman, Nebraska. "It's very popular with my husband. He made it in a 9 x 13 pan for his men's Bible study group and ended up giving out the recipe!"
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    about 20 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 24 squares)
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cups plus 1/3 cup peanut butter, divided
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 carton (16 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 2 cans (21 ounces each) apple pie filling
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, brown sugar, 1/2 cup peanut butter and butter; spoon half into a 3-qt. bowl.
  • In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar until smooth; fold in whipped topping. Spread half over crumb mixture in the bowl. Top with one can of apple pie filling.
  • Combine the confectioners' sugar, cinnamon and remaining peanut butter until crumbly; sprinkle half over pie filling. Repeat layers. Refrigerate until serving.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 310 calories, 16g fat (9g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 160mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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