Just mention rich, aromatic chocolate, and most foodies are already goners; their thoughts linger in helpless anticipation on the lovely taste and texture of warm chocolate chips oozing from a freshly baked cookie or powdered chocolate truffles melting slowly on their tongues.  Combine chocolate decadence with creamy, crunchy peanut butter, and there's nothing more to do but break out the baking tins and set about satisfying the now all-consuming craving - and here are a few recipes to help you out!

Peanut Butter Cupcakes with Chocolate Ganache (from Kitchen Wench)

Perfect Peanut Butter CupcakesMarbled Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars (from Bites Out of Life)

no bake chocolate peanut butter barsTriple Chocolate Mini Bundt Cakes with Peanut Butter Glaze

Peanut Butter Balls (from Sweet Anna's)

Peanut Butter Balls

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie (from Cheri on Ice)

Chocolate Peanut Butter PiePeanut Butter and Nutella Sandwich Cookies

Peanut Butter Oreo Ice Cream (from Things for Boys)

Peanut Butter Oreo Ice Cream

Peanut Butter Cup Blondies (from Prevention RD)

peanut butter cup blondies

Chocolate and Peanut Butter Ice Pops (from tell love and chocolate)

Dark Chocolate, Milk Chocolate, Peanut Butter Ice Pop