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Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Pie

You can't go wrong when you're making Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Pie. It's so delicious you'll want to make it again and again.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Servings: 8 Slices
Calories: 712kcal

Equipment

  • Pie Plate

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Oreo cookies crushed
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter melted

Peanut Butter Filling

  • 1 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup heavy whipping cream

Chocolate Ganache

  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • ¼ cup peanut butter
  • whipped cream for topping

Instructions

  • Using a food processor or ziploc bag and rolling pin, grind up the Oreo cookies until crushed
  • Mix in the melted butter
  • Press the crust into the pie dish and place into the freezer.

Peanut Butter Frosting Ingredients

  • Using a standing mixer, beat the cream cheese, peanut butter, powdered sugar and vanilla until creamy and combined
  • In a separate bowl,  using a hand mixer, whip until stiff peaks the heavy whipped cream
  • Fold the whipped cream into the powdered sugar.
  • Remove crust from freezer and pour the filling inside.
  • Spread the filling evenly in the crust.
  • Place back into the fridge overnight.

Chocolate Ganache Directions

  • Using a small pot, pour the heavy whipping cream and place over medium to high heat
  • Once the heavy cream starts to simmer, pour over the chocolate chips and allow to sit for 2 minutes
  • Whisk until smooth
  • Gently pour over the peanut butter pie and smooth evenly.
  • Scoop the peanut butter into a small microwave dish and heat for 30 second to soften it
  • Scoop the peanut butter into the disposable piping bag.
  • Cut the tip off and drizzle over the ganache.
  • Pipe whipped cream around the edge of the pie.
  • Cut and serve!

Notes

You can use canned or homemade whipped cream for topping.  

Nutrition

Serving: 1Slice | Calories: 712kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 54g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Cholesterol: 71mg | Sodium: 306mg | Potassium: 465mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 783IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 4mg