No Bake Peanut Butter Pie is the dessert that dreams are made of! You will make this again and again!
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You guys, this peanut butter pie recipe is no joke. Like, a serious game changer. Rich, creamy, dreamy, peanut-buttery, Oreo-cookie-crusty happiness (crusty?! I don't know, just bear with me haha!). I can barely handle it. And then, to bring it over the top, I've added mini Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. I know.
If you love chocolate and peanut butter, this is the peanut butter pie recipe for you! It's super rich, so you don't need a huge piece, which is great because you can feed more people that way. And best of all, its no-bake!
Tips for making a no bake peanut butter pie:
- Since this is technically a chocolate peanut butter pie, I used an Oreo cookie crust. I went the pre-made route because I never seem to have good lucky making my own crumb crusts. Those pre-made crusts are also a huge time saver!
- Melt the peanut butter a bit before adding it to the mixing bowl. I tested it both ways and while the unmelted version was still delicious, melting the peanut butter makes for a smoother filling.
- Allow the pie to set for an hour or more. In my opinion it also tastes better chilled.
- When you're swirling the chocolate sauce, less is more. It's very forgiving in general, but I've found that minimal swirl heed the prettiest swirls.
- Don't skimp on the Reese's Peanut Butter Cups! Because who doesn't love them?!
Helpful tools for making easy Peanut Butter Pie:
- Stand mixer or Hand mixer
- Mixing bowl
- Measuring spoons
- Measuring cups
- Chef's knife
- Cutting board
No Bake Peanut Butter Pie
- 1 cup creamy peanut butter
- ½ cup confectioner's sugar
- 2 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 pinch kosher salt
- 1 8 ounce container whipped topping, thawed
- 1 premade Oreo cooking crust
- Chocolate sauce
- ½ bag mini Reese's peanut butter cups, halved or quartered
- Warm the peanut butter in the microwave for around 30 seconds to melt a bit (you can always go longer if it's not pourable).
- Add the peanut butter into the mixing bowl along with confectioner's sugar, cream cheese, vanilla extract and salt.
- Beat well for 1-2 minutes until everything is well combined.
- Beat in the whipped topping until well combined and creamy.
- Pour the mixture into the Oreo cookie crust and smooth the top with a spatula.
- Squeeze some chocolate sauce onto the top of the pie (I squeezed it in a swirl) and then take a toothpick and lightly swirl it for a marbling effect. Less is more when it comes to swirling.
- Put the cut up mini peanut butter cups all around the edges of the pie, near the crust.
- Refrigerate for at least an hour before serving.
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