How To Make Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

 

Escoffier_2015_ 52367A little something special happens when you combine peanut butter and chocolate and that little something is magic. Yes, we said it. It’s magic. But you don’t need to be a wizard to whip up this extraordinary chocolate and peanut butter pie. With an Oreo crust and a light and fluffy peanut butter center, this pie is as rich as the queen of England. We’re also pretty proud of the fact that it’s easy to whip up in a pinch and makes for a great all year round treat. Summer barbecues, Christmas gatherings or a particularly bad craving for sweets are all acceptable reasons to dive in head first to this magnificent confection. With just a few ingredients and a flavor to savor, this chocolate and peanut butter pie will surely convince you that magic really does exist.

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Crust Ingredients:

24 chocolate sandwich cookies (like an Oreo)

¼ cup melted unsalted butter

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Filling Ingredients:

1 ¼ cups confectioner’s sugar

1 cup creamy peanut butter

8 oz cream cheese, softened

8 oz whipped topping such as Cool Whip

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Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350F.

2. Crush the cookies until they’re a fine crumb-like consistency. Mix in the metled butter with a fork and then press into a pie pan, distributing evenly. Bake for about 5 minutes to set crust. Remove from oven and cool thoroughly.

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3. Beat the peanut butter and cream cheese until a smooth consistency. Gradually add in the powdered sugar, beating slowly at first, until smooth. Lastly, add in the whipped topping and beat until smooth and completely incorporated.

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4. Pour filling into completely cooled crust and chill in refrigerator for at least one hour before serving. Garnish with whipped cream and some unsalted chopped peanuts.

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Special Thanks:

Talent: Lauren Nolan of Lake Shore Lady

Shot and edited by: Matt Rice

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