Peanut Butter Cheese Cake

Preparation info
  • Serves

    8 to 12

    • Difficulty


Appears in
I Hear America Cooking

By Betty Fussell

Published 1986

  • About

Another version of the “cheeseless” cheese cake is offered by The Carolina Housewife in Sarah Rutledge’s recipe for a Groundnut Cheesecake, which thickens the custard of sugar and eggs with peanuts. The nuts, she says, are to be ground very fine in a marble mortar, “adding a little brandy while pounding, to prevent oiling.” She suggests putting the mixture into puff paste in tins like patty pans. But you don’t