Peanut Butter and Chocolate Pie Recipe

Indulge in the perfect combination of creamy peanut butter and rich chocolate with this decadent Peanut Butter and Chocolate Pie. With a smooth filling and a crispy crust, it’s a dessert that’s sure to impress.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pre-made chocolate cookie crust (9 inches)
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream (for chocolate ganache)
  • Whipped cream and chocolate shavings (optional, for garnish)

Instructions:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat the softened cream cheese, peanut butter, and powdered sugar together until smooth and creamy.
  2. Add the vanilla extract and continue to mix until fully incorporated.
  3. In a separate bowl, whip the heavy cream until stiff peaks form.
  4. Gently fold the whipped cream into the peanut butter mixture until well combined.
  5. Pour the peanut butter filling into the chocolate cookie crust, spreading it evenly.
  6. In a microwave-safe bowl, heat the 1/2 cup of heavy cream until it just begins to simmer (about 1-2 minutes).
  7. Add the chocolate chips to the hot cream and let it sit for a minute, then stir until the chocolate is fully melted and the mixture is smooth.
  8. Pour the chocolate ganache over the peanut butter filling, spreading it evenly.
  9. Refrigerate the pie for at least 2 hours, or until the filling is set.
  10. Before serving, optionally garnish with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.
  11. Slice, serve, and enjoy your delicious Peanut Butter and Chocolate Pie!

Note: For a crunchier crust, you can make your own by combining crushed chocolate cookies with melted butter and pressing it into a pie dish.

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