Peanut Butter Pie – An All Time Favorite Dessert

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Whoever said they don’t like pies, simply didn’t know what they were talking about. Pies make for a decadent dessert and are a quintessential delicacy during festivals like Thanksgiving. Not just that, they make for an interesting recipe for Sunday brunches or weekend getaways with family and friends. The pies we know today are relatively a recent inclusion to a history that goes back to the time when man devised a way to prepare the dough in order to bake it into a crust and find things to fill it with. While we all know of delicious pies such as apple pie, pumpkin pie, pecan pie, blueberry pie, and chocolate pie, one recipe that almost never gets old is the peanut butter pie.

How to Make Peanut Butter Pie?

Sinfully buttery, and creamy, the peanut butter pie is one of the most incredible desserts you’ll ever eat. With a luscious mousse-like texture and a rich flavor, peanut butter pies are the perfect recipe for last-minute potlucks or family gatherings. It is fairly simple to prepare and can be made in advance and stored in a freezer or a fridge. Here’s an easy recipe to make peanut butter pies at home for all your last minute plans.

Delicious Peanut Butter Pie pieces on a white plate, ready to be served

Delicious Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

Rich, creamy, flavorful, melt-in-the-mouth goodness, which is not only easy to prepare but also effortless to store
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Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American, British
Keyword: Peanut Butter Pie
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Ishani Bose

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup confectioner's powdered sugar
  • 4 ounce cream cheese (softened)
  • 1 Graham cracker crust (9 inches)
  • 16 ounce unwrapped frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 15 miniature chocolate covered peanut butter cups

Instructions

  • To make peanut butter pie, beat the peanut butter with the cream cheese until you get a smooth consistency. Thereafter, add the powdered sugar and continue to beat until it becomes smooth. To this smooth paste, add in the thawed whipped topping and keep beating it until you reach a smooth consistency, grazing the sides as required. 

  • Spoon the mixture into the graham cracker crust. Take a knife or spatula and even out the surface of the mixture. 
  • Garnish with miniature chocolate-covered peanut butter cups. Before serving it, chill either for 6 hours or a whole night, depending on the time you have. 
    Delicious Peanut Butter Pie pieces on a white plate, ready to be served

Notes

This preparation is rich and quite an indulgence. So ensure you cut small slivers of the pie while serving.

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About the Author

An alumnus of St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, Ishani Bose has worked as a reporter/features writer for several leading newspapers and organizations in India. It was her love for food, health, and wellness that brought her to Organic Facts. As a Content & Culinary Outreach Specialist, she is responsible for developing and managing the website’s recipe section. She is also passionate about mental health and enjoys writing about it for the website to educate more and more people about the same. An avid Instagrammer who knows the latest social media trends, Ishani helps strategize and create authentic content for the website’s social media platforms. When not writing or cooking, you’ll find her reading, traveling, soaking herself in music, arts, and culture in every way possible. Ishani has completed an online program on “Introduction to Food and Health” by Stanford University, US. Furthermore, she has completed an online course on “The Science of Wellbeing” by the Department of Psychology, Yale University.

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