These tarts start with a cinnamon accented peanut crust as the base for a smooth peanut butter mousse flavoured with the signature tastes of the snickerdoodle cookie.


  • 1½ cups lightly salted roasted peanuts, lightly crushed

  • 3 tbs packed brown sugar

  • 3 tbs butter, melted

  • 1 tsp McCormick Ground Cinnamon

  • 3 tbs chocolate milk

  • 120g semi-sweet chocolate, coarsely chopped

  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter

  • 2 tbs sweetened condensed milk

  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract

  • ½ cup heavy cream


  • 1.

    Mix peanuts, sugar, butter and ½ teaspoon of the cinnamon in medium bowl. Remove ¼ cup and spread on small baking sheet. Divide remaining peanut mixture among 4 (10cm) tart pans with removable bottoms. Press firmly onto bottom and up sides of each tart pan.

  • 2.

    Bake tart crusts and peanut mixture together in preheated 175ºC oven for 8 minutes. Cool on wire racks.

  • 3.

    Meanwhile, microwave chocolate milk in medium microwavable bowl on HIGH for 45 seconds. Add chocolate; stir until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is smooth. Set aside.

  • 4.

    Beat peanut butter, sweetened condensed milk, vanilla and remaining ½ teaspoon cinnamon in large bowl with electric mixture on medium speed until smooth. Add heavy cream; beat until soft peaks form. Spread in prepared tarts crusts. Spread chocolate mixture over top.

  • 5.

    Refrigerate for at least 1 hour or until ready to serve. Cut each tart in half. Sprinkle with toasted peanut crumble. Serve immediately.

  • Note:

  • 1.

    To crush peanuts: Place peanuts in large re-sealable plastic bag.

  • 2.

    Pound with a rolling pin, mallet or heavy skillet until lightly crushed.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (8 servings)

  • Energy 551kj
  • Fat Total 46g
  • Saturated Fat 17g
  • Protein 13g
  • Carbohydrate 29g
  • Sugar 21g
  • Sodium 33mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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