Bessie & Jessie Recipe

Bessie & Jessie is a delightful dessert that combines the flavors of chocolate and peanut butter. This rich and creamy treat features a chocolate cookie crust filled with a smooth peanut butter mousse. Topped with a layer of chocolate ganache and garnished with crushed peanuts, it's a dessert that will satisfy any sweet tooth.

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Bessie & Jessie

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Ingredients for Bessie & Jessie Recipe

  • as per your need For The Chocolate Cookie Crust
  • 2 cup Chocolate Cookies, Crushed
  • 1/2 cup Unsalted Butter, Melted
  • as per your need For The Peanut Butter Mousse
  • 8 ounce Cream Cheese, Softened
  • 1 cup Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • as needed For The Chocolate Ganache
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 8 ounce Semisweet Chocolate, Chopped
  • as per your need For Garnish
  • as required Crushed Peanuts

Directions: Bessie & Jessie Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Start by preparing the chocolate cookie crust. Crush chocolate cookies and mix with melted butter. Press the mixture into a pie dish and refrigerate.
  • STEP 2.Next, make the peanut butter mousse. Beat cream cheese, peanut butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth. In a separate bowl, whip heavy cream until stiff peaks form. Gently fold the whipped cream into the peanut butter mixture.
  • STEP 3.Pour the peanut butter mousse into the chilled crust and smooth the top. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours to set.
  • STEP 4.To make the chocolate ganache, heat heavy cream in a saucepan until it begins to simmer. Remove from heat and pour over chopped chocolate. Stir until smooth and glossy. Let it cool slightly before pouring over the peanut butter mousse.
  • STEP 5.Once the ganache has set, garnish the dessert with crushed peanuts. Serve chilled and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • For the chocolate cookie crust, you can use store-bought chocolate cookies or make your own by crushing chocolate sandwich cookies.
  • Make sure to refrigerate the crust before adding the peanut butter mousse to ensure it sets properly.
  • To easily spread the peanut butter mousse, use an offset spatula or the back of a spoon.
  • For a smoother ganache, strain the heated cream before pouring it over the chocolate.
  • You can also add a drizzle of melted peanut butter on top for extra flavor.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the Bessie & Jessie dessert in the refrigerator, covered, for up to 3 days.
  • Serve chilled for the best texture and flavor.
  • This dessert is perfect for special occasions or as a sweet treat any time of the year.
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Recipe By Slurrp