Dreamy Creamy Peanut Butter Pie

10
Lori Zimmer

By
@SheWolfZ

I have a mad love affair with peanut butter pie, but some varieties are just too dense... I prefer mine a bit on the creamy side. A somewhat unassuming local bar/restaurant (which nevertheless had awesome food!) used to get the most fantastic pies made for them by a woman who lived nearby -- light, fluffy, pure heaven! It was that heavenly pie that I was attempting to duplicate when I came up with this recipe. My fellow peanut butter lovers so far have given it rave reviews.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Truly a dreamy creamy pie for peanut butter lovers! The pie filling is cool, fluffy and full of peanut flavor. It pairs perfectly with the chocolate crust and mimics the flavors of a peanut butter candy cup. This no-bake dessert is guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser. Lori leaves the toppings vague so we went with whipped topping, mini peanut butter cups, and a chocolate drizzle. The sky is the limit so have fun with the decorating. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6 to 8
Prep:
15 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 c
    peanut butter, creamy
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 pkg
    instant vanilla pudding (3.4 oz boxes)
  • 2 c
    milk
  • 4 oz
    frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1
    chocolate cookie crust (store-bought or homemade)
  • OPTIONAL

  • ·
    additional whipped topping
  • ·
    chocolate curls, miniature chocolate chips, powdered cocoa, chopped peanuts, or chocolate syrup

How to Make Dreamy Creamy Peanut Butter Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. With an electric mixer, cream together cream cheese, peanut butter, and powdered sugar until smooth.
  2. In a separate bowl, stir together instant pudding and milk. Slowly add to peanut butter mixture.
  3. Beat on medium to high speed until well blended.
  4. Fold in whipped topping and stir until smooth.
  5. Pile the filling into crust and refrigerate for 3-4 hours.
  6. Top as desired chocolate curls, miniature chocolate chips, powdered cocoa, or chopped peanuts, or drizzle with chocolate syrup.
  7. Add additional whipped topping to decorate.

Printable Recipe Card

About Dreamy Creamy Peanut Butter Pie

Course/Dish: Pies Puddings
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Collection: No-Bake Desserts




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