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Mar 12, 2010 05:11 PM

Best Peanut Butter/Chocolate Dessert in the VA/DC Area

My wife loves peanut butter and chocolate desserts. Where is the best restaurant in the VA or DC area to get an amazing chocolare peanut butter dessert?

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  1. Just get the PB chocolate cupcake at Bakeshop in Arlington.

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    1. re: Steve

      Is this a chocolate cupcake with peanut butter frosting?

      1. re: tbantug

        Yes it is.

        I was never ever a cupcake fan until Georgetown Cupcakes, and now this place is just ridiculous.

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      1. There is a delicious gobber pie at Kramerbooks and Afterwards.

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        1. I know this site is full of "foodies," but there is no better peanut butter/chocolate combo than *gasp* at the Cheesecake Factory....I'm not sure if it's even still on the dessert menu, but the chocolate peanut butter cookie dough cheesecake is to die for....

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          1. re: Greenman

            I can't begin to compare anything at Cheesecake Factory to Bakeshop. I'm thinking you haven't been.

            1. re: Steve

              And I'm thinking you've never had the cheesecake....

              1. re: Greenman

                Oh, I've been to CF for the eponymous dessert. The hazelnut ricotta cheesecake I had at Siroc recently goes well beyond what CF has to offer.

                I think I have made cheesecake as good as CF, and I'm pretty sure I could do it repeatedly if I apply myself. But I don't think I could ever master the rare combination of butteriness and lightness of the cupcakes at Bakeshop.

          2. I am very picky, I cook a lot. Other than my home made peanut butter cups, try the frozen peanut butter pie at Lightfoot in Leesburg. It is delicious. Like a cross between a mousse and ice cream. Yummy.