Chocolate Lasagna Recipe

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Lasagna - Marty's Musings

About three times a year I go off for a weekend of scrapbooking, crafting, chatting and eating with some wonderful ladies.

Emphasis on the eating.

We have some amazing cooks in this crowd.

When I saw this incredible Chocolate Lasagna dessert being served I began hankering for the recipe.

That’s Southern for “have to have it and I’ll fight you for it!”

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Lasagna from Marty's Musings

My friend Melinda Smith graciously typed it out and emailed it to me.

My kids were my test subjects. That was a hard job.

My oldest son was home from college.

He’s now a vegetarian.

I don’t know what happened to him when he went to school. My late night snacking buddy disappeared and this healthy young man appeared at our table.

He wouldn’t even touch this lasagna.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Lasagna from Marty's Musings

So I ate his share.

You’re welcome, son. Anything for the team.

 Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Lasagna from Marty's Musings 

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Lasagna
Chocolate, cream cheese, peanut butter cups, whipped cream and chocolate graham crackers make this dessert unbelievable!
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  1. 16 oz. cream cheese, softened
  2. 1 1/2 cups peanut butter
  3. 1 cup powdered sugar
  4. 1 cup heavy cream
  5. 1 tsp vanilla
  6. 16 oz. whipped topping - thawed
  7. 1 (14 oz.) box chocolate graham crackers
  8. 1 (12 oz.) bag mini Reese's cups
  9. 3/4 cup cocktail peanuts
  1. 1 cup chocolate chips
  2. 1/3 cup heavy cream
  1. 8 oz. whipped topping
  1. Cream the cream cheese, peanut butter, powdered sugar, heavy cream and vanilla. Whip 2-3 minutes. It will be thick.
  2. Add 16 oz. whipped topping. Mix until light and fluffy.
  3. Divide into thirds.
  4. Chop peanut butter cups and nuts. Divide into halves.
  5. In a 10x15 dish begin layering. First layer graham crackers. 2nd layer cream cheese filling. 3rd layer candy. 4th layer graham crackers. 5th layer cream cheese filling. 6th layer graham crackers. 7th layer filling.
  6. Frost with 8 oz. of cool whip.
  7. Sprinkle with remaining candy/nut mixture.
  8. Melt chocolate and heavy cream in microwave. Do not overheat.
  9. Drizzle with melted chocolate.
  10. Refrigerate 4-6 hours. Enjoy!
  1. If you can't find chocolate graham crackers you could always substitue regular ones.
  2. If you wanted an extra (3rd) layer of candy you would have to have more Reese's cups and nuts.
  3. This recipe feeds a small army! It is so rich that you don't need to cut it into huge servings.
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Lasagna from Marty's Musings

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  1. They all look so good. I think my favorite are the peanut better truffles.

    • Marty Walden says:

      Hi, Alicia! I’m glad you liked my chocolate desserts! The truffles are amazing but to make them picture perfect is a pain! I’d rather just eat them! Have a great day!

  2. 2Momma2 says:

    Oh. My. Does that sound good!


  3. Alaina says:

    mmmmm. This looks tooooooo good. 😉

    • Marty Walden says:

      Hi, Alaina! I hope you try the chocolate lasagna and let me know how it turns out! It costs a fortune but it is worth it!

  4. Oh no you didn’t! YUM! My family would freak out over this! Saw you at 6 Sisters!
    Would LOVE it if you shared this (and some others) over at Super Sunday at Who Needs a Cape!

  5. HOLY MOLY! This is amazing!!!!

  6. Oh, boy! I could do some serious damage to this dessert if I made it. My husband is a chocolate and peanut butter lover and I know that he would like it, too. I’m pinning this so that I don’t forget about it and I’ll share on FB, too!

  7. Jessy-->PEACE says:

    The peanut butter cup lasagna looks AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!
    I’m a vegetarian, and that doesn’t mean that I would EVER shy away from a dessert like that~!
    (As long as there isn’t any meat in it, lol.)

    • Marty Walden says:

      Hi, Jessy! I’m glad you like my chocolate lasagna! One of my sons is a vegetarian which is so weird because before he left for college he and I were late night snacking buddies! Thanks for stopping by Marty’s Musings!

  8. WOAH! Im not sure I even have words for that! I keep jokng that I sure hope my newborn son is not allergic to peanuts or chocolate becuase it has been my go-to craving since the preganancy (and has not stopped since he came! :-/) I do believe I am pinning this to make sometime this week. Looks awesome, thanks!

    • Marty Walden says:

      Hi, Nicole. I’m so glad you liked this divine chocolate recipe! Peanuts and chocolate and you can’t miss! Thanks for stopping by Marty’s Musings.

  9. This looks awesome!!! We would love it if you would link up at our linky party:
    Live every Wednesday to Sunday.
    Hosted by: Parrish @ Life with the Crust Cut Off Dana @ This Silly Girl’s Life
    We hope to see you there!

  10. Melissa says:

    Now that’s my kind of Lasagna!! Thanks for linking up at our Simply Create Link Party!! 🙂


    • Marty Walden says:

      I’m so glad you stopped by my blog, Melissa! I enjoyed linking up this week and know it takes a lot of time to visit around and leave encouraging comments.

      Have a great weekend!

  11. drool! I’m a chocolate fanatic, and these all look amazing to me!

    • Marty Walden says:

      Hi, Kim. Obviously from the content on my blog, I’m a chocoholic, too! I hope you’ll try the lasagna and let me know how you liked it!

  12. Crystal says:

    I’m drooling! Visiting from the Sundae Scoop Link Party! Would love to have you link this one up at the Ladies Only Blog Share link party, too! Every post is promoted across our social networks and blogging community. Stop on by! 🙂

  13. Pinned! Must make for next potluck!

  14. Oh man…this looks killer! Too bad you had to sacrifice yourself for that extra serving. 🙂
    Thanks for sharing!

    • Marty Walden says:

      Hi, Kelly. I am so good to be willing to sacrifice for my family and eat more dessert, aren’t it?! Thanks for stopping by!

  15. Christine says:

    Congrats!! You have been featured at The DIY Dreamer!! YAY! Come on over and grab your featured button, you deserve it 🙂

  16. Calista says:

    Oh my – I think I just found my new favorite lasagna!! Thanks for the recipe!

  17. Pamela says:

    YUMMY!!!! I will have to pick some ingredients up today and make this with my boys. Thanx for partying!

    • Marty Walden says:

      Hi, Pamela. Let me know how you like the dessert. I will say it isn’t cheap, but it’s worth it!

  18. Emily says:

    Marty, this looks amazing! I wouldn’t have let that extra share go to waste either. Ha ha! 🙂 I’ve pinned this recipe and also included it in a chocolate peanut butter recipe roundup over on our blog today! Yummmmy! 🙂


  19. Christian says:

    You can probably make this with actual chocolate pasta as well.

  20. Juanita says:

    Loved your mantle nativity scene with the white candle holders.
    PLEASE let me know where I can find the candle holders or
    similar ones. Thanks.

  21. Christina says:

    could you make this the day before for a dinner party the next evening? or will it get soggy?

    • Marty Walden says:

      Hi, Christina. I think it would be fine. It takes us a while to eat it all up, and it was just fine. The graham crackers don’t stay hard, but it all blends together beautifully! Enjoy!

  22. dina says:

    it looks yummy!

    • Marty Walden says:

      Thanks, Dina! I hope you’ll make the recipe and let me know how it turns out!

  23. Debbie says:

    I loved your Chocolate Lasagna and the teachers I made it for ate it all up. Have you ever thought of a strawberry version of this recipe?

    • Marty Walden says:

      I’m glad the teachers enjoyed it! I haven’t thought of a strawberry version. What were you thinking of substituting? Sounds interesting!

  24. Oh my goodness Marty, this looks decadent, I would love for you to share on Friday Favorites!!
    This would be so good for a family get together!!
    Hope you have a great weekend!

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