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Peanut Butter Pie

Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 8 servings

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This Peanut Butter Pie is completely no bake and made with a chocolate Oreo crust, peanut butter cream cheese filling, and topped with more chocolate! Step by step recipe video down below.

peanut butter pie overhead on marble with peanut butter drizzle and chocolate shavings
Table of Contents
  1. What’s to love about this Peanut Butter Pie?
  2. How to make Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie:
  3. Variations on Peanut Butter Pie – how to make it your own!
  4. How to store this Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie:
  5. More peanut butter desserts you’ll love:
  6. Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

This Peanut Butter Pie has been a long time coming.

It’s not as seasonally acceptable as this  Apple Crumble Pie, or as traditional as this Banana Cream Pie.

But it’s the kind of recipe that I know we are all going to obsess over here, that is just as amazing in the summer as it is in the winter, and I guarantee you will be the first one gone at any holiday potluck.

I always figured, you know, what’s so hard about sticking peanut butter, cream cheese and and cream together and whipping them up?

Anyone can do that.

And yet here I am today, doing it.

Just because I want to! (Sometimes, running your own corner of the internet is pretty swell 😉 )

peanut butter pie slice on white plate with a bite

This Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie is simple to throw together. It’s light and fluffy and creamy, and just sweet enough (the saltiness of the peanuts balances the chocolate perfectly!).

You’re going to want to add it to your repertoire soon!

What’s to love about this Peanut Butter Pie?

  • It’s totally no bake! This makes it the perfect easy dessert to whip up for a holiday party or a summer treat (spoiler: it’s even great frozen!)
  • Peanut butter
  • Chocolate
  • Cream cheese
  • Do I really have to say anything else? These are pretty much my 3 favorite things in the universe. Combine them all into one no bake dessert?! My dreams all just came true.

How to make Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie:

  1. Start with your crust: just chocolate cookie crumbs and some melted butter! I buy the chocolate baking crumbs whenever I can find them because they make recipes like this so easy — no need to bust out the food processor!
  2. Whip up the filling: always make sure your cream cheese is room temperature and beat it first until smooth to ensure there are not lumps! From there, add in your remaining ingredients and whip until light and fluffy (it can take some time, so don’t give up!)
  3. Let chill (for a good long time – no cheating!) and then top! Do it up as I’ve done below, or make your own rules! Anything chocolatey or peanut buttery goes here on this Peanut Butter Pie, so go a little nuts (no pun intended) if you like 😉
peanut butter pie sliced overhead with one slice on white plate on white background

Variations on Peanut Butter Pie – how to make it your own!

  • Chocolate chocolate peanut butter pie: Add in a tablespoon of cocoa powder or some melted chocolate to the filling for even more chocolate!
  • No chocolate peanut butter pie: Swap the chocolate crumbs for graham crumbs if you love peanut butter minus the chocolate.
  • Peanut butter marshmallow pie: Add in a big scoop or two of marshmallow fluff when beating your filling.
  • Frozen peanut butter pie: throw it in the freezer! It’s just as good frozen, you may just want to let it sit for 10-15 minutes before slicing.

How to store this Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie:

Keep it in the refrigerator:

You can keep this Peanut Butter Pie in the refrigerator for 5-6 days, provided your dairy products were fresh when you started.

However, I can guarantee you it won’t last that long 😉

Keep it in the freezer:

You can freeze this Peanut Butter Pie and serve it completely frozen if you prefer, or thaw partially or completely.

Simply leave the whipped cream off until serving, and wrap tightly in plastic wrap. Freeze for up to 3 months before serving.

If thawing to serve, thaw just before serving as the crust will get softer the longer it sits after freezing.

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Peanut Butter Pie

5 from 2 votes
This Peanut Butter Pie is completely no bake and made with a chocolate Oreo crust, peanut butter cream cheese filling, and topped with more chocolate!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Cuisine American
Course Dessert
Servings 8 servings
Calories 649cal

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups chocolate baking crumbs
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1 package cream cheese room temperature, 8oz or 250g
  • 1 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1 cup powdered icing sugar
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream 30% fat or higher, cold

Instructions

  • Stir together the chocolate baking crumbs and melted butter. Press firmly into the bottom and up the sides of a 8 or 9" pie plate.
  • In a large bowl, beat cream cheese with an electric mixer on medium until smooth.
  • Add the peanut butter and sugar and beat until combined.
  • Add the cream and beat on low until incorporated, then beat on high until thickened and fluffy.
  • Spread into prepared crust and refrigerate until set, at least 6 hours or overnight.
  • Garnish with whipped cream, peanut butter drizzle, chocolate shavings and chopped peanuts or as desired.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 649cal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 48g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 471mg | Potassium: 277mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 1171IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 1mg
Keywords no bake dessert, peanut butter pie

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My name is Ashley Fehr and I love creating easy meals my family loves. I also like to do things my way, which means improvising and breaking the rules when necessary. Here you will find creative twists on old favorites and some of my favorite family recipes, passed down from generations!

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  1. Jenn says

    I didn’t have any chocolate gf cookies, so I subbed gf Graham crackers and then put a layer of chocolate sauce on the crust before I added the peanut butter. It’s freezing now but can’t wait to eat it later!

  2. P.V. says

    Lol! Just saw the video! Awesome instructions- then saw the comments- then saw your name REBEL! Lol spot on answers for a rebel.
    I’d say it’s pretty easy to guess why you made two pies, one to demonstrate the steps and one for the final product! Keep rockin!

  3. Jenni says

    This recipe looks delicious and I definitely want to try it. However I must comment that I was put off by your response to Carl. I’m sure you pour a lot of time and love into your blog, but perhaps a gentler response would have been a little more appropriate. Not all people know the process of filming cooking videos. Kindness & comedy go a long way! Just a comment, take it or leave it as you may.

  4. Laura says

    Made today for Father’s Day. I didn’t have chocolate cookies for the crust so sub with graham crackers. The filling is magical! I could not stop dipping into the mixing bowl!

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