Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

This pie is the pure confection of a smooth peanut butter cream filling on a nut and chocolate-studded crust.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 4 hr 40 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
1
cup peanuts, finely chopped
1/2
cup miniature semi-sweet chocolate chips

Filling

1 1/4
cups whipping cream
1/4
cup powdered sugar
1
tablespoon vanilla
1
(8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup creamy peanut butter
1
cup powdered sugar
1/4
cup milk

Topping

2
tablespoons finely chopped peanuts
2
tablespoons miniature semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Prepare pie crust according to package directions for unfilled one-crust pie using a 9-inch pie pan. (Refrigerate remaining crust for a later use.) Gently press 1 cup peanuts into bottom and up sides of crust. Prick crust with fork. Bake at 450°F. for 10 to 14 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup chocolate chips.
  • 2 In medium bowl, beat whipping cream, 1/4 cup powdered sugar and vanilla until soft peaks form; set aside. In large bowl, beat cream cheese and peanut butter until light and fluffy. Add 1 cup powdered sugar and milk; beat until smooth and creamy. Fold in 1 1/2 cups of the whipped cream. Spoon into cooled pie crust; spread evenly. Refrigerate at least 4 hours before serving.
  • 3 Garnish with remaining whipped cream; sprinkle with topping. Store in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 serving
    Calories
    560
    ,
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    43g
    43%
    (Saturated Fat
    19g,
    19%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    72mg
    72%;
    Sodium
    360mg
    360%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    39g
    39%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    11g
    11%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 9 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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