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Chocolate-Peanut Butter Truffle Pie

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Truffle Pie
  • Prep 50 min
  • Total 2 hr 50 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 12

Pull out the stops on this ultra-rich dessert, with the classic combo of chocolate and peanuts blending in an unforgettable cream pie. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Crust

1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box

Truffle Filling

1/2
cup whipping cream
1
cup dark chocolate chips
1/2
teaspoon vanilla

Peanut Butter Filling

1
cup whipping cream
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1
cup creamy peanut butter
1
cup powdered sugar

Topping

1/4
cup dark chocolate chips
1
tablespoon shortening
2
tablespoons coarsely chopped salted peanuts

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 450°F. Bake pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Baked Shell, using 9-inch glass pie plate. Cool completely on cooling rack, about 15 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, heat 1/2 cup whipping cream over medium-high heat until hot. Remove from heat; stir in 1 cup chocolate chips and the vanilla until smooth. Spread truffle filling in bottom of baked crust. Freeze 15 minutes.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in medium bowl, beat 1 cup whipping cream with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form. Set aside. In another medium bowl, beat cream cheese, peanut butter and powdered sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth; fold in whipped cream. Carefully spread over truffle filling. Refrigerate until set, about 2 hours.
  • 4
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave 1/4 cup chocolate chips and the shortening uncovered on High 30 to 60 seconds, stirring every 15 seconds, until melted. Drizzle chocolate over pie; sprinkle with peanuts. Cut into wedges to serve. Cover and refrigerate any remaining pie.

Expert Tips

  • Substitute crunchy peanut butter for the creamy peanut butter.
  • Instead of making your own chocolate topping, use purchased chocolate topping instead.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
520
Calories from Fat
340
% Daily Value
Total Fat
38g
58%
Saturated Fat
17g
85%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
55mg
19%
Sodium
270mg
11%
Potassium
300mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
35g
12%
Dietary Fiber
2g
11%
Sugars
21g
Protein
9g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 6 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • Peanut butter as many Americans well know, is a spread made up of mostly finely ground dry-roasted peanuts—in fact, the United States is the world’s leading exporter of the product! So, it’s no surprise that peanut butter has found its way into many Americans’ favorite desserts like classic peanut butter cookies, peanut butter candies like Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and peanut butter pies, like this Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffle Pie. The salty-sweet flavor so characteristic of the peanut butter-chocolate combo has made it an irresistible baking duo. This particular recipe combines a creamy peanut butter filling with an indulgent chocolate truffle filling for an extremely rich, special treat. Topped with salted peanuts and chocolate chips, it truly is the ultimate peanut-butter chocolate dessert! Want to know what other ingredients pair well with chocolate? We have a bunch of chocolate pie recipes that star flavor pairings like chocolate and mint, chocolate and pumpkin and more. Learn even more about how to make the perfect pie with this easy step-by-step guide

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