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Peanut Butter Pie

Peanut Butter Pie is a delicious no bake dessert, with an oreo crust, and creamy peanut butter filling, all topped with a rich chocolate ganache and peanut butter cups.
Servings: 12 -14

Ingredients

  • 39 Oreo cookies (1 14.3 package)
  • 6 TBS butter (melted)

For the Peanut Butter Filling:

  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 4 oz cream cheese (softened)
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 8 oz cool whip (thawed - fridge temperature)

For the Chocolate Ganache

  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • peanut butter cups (any size, chopped, for topping)

Instructions

  • Place Oreos into a food processor and blend until its a fine crumb (or crush with a food hammer)
  • Mix Oreo crumbs and melted butter in a bowl. Pour into a greased 9 or 10in pie pan and press the mixture down evenly into the bottom and sides of the pan.
  • Place crust into the fridge until ready to use.

For the Filling:

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the peanut butter and cream cheese with a mixer, until well blended. Stir in the powdered sugar.
  • Fold the cool whip into the mixture until all mixed in and creamy. 
  • Spread mixture into the prepared crust and place back into the fridge till needed.

For the Chocolate Ganache:

  • Heat the heavy cream in the microwave for about 1 minute until hot.
  • Pour hot cream over the chocolate chips. Allow to sit for about 2-3 minutes. Whisk together till smooth and creamy.
  •  Allow mixture to set for about 5 minutes.
  • Pour chocolate ganache over the peanut butter layer.
  • Arrange chopped peanut butter cups all around the edges of the pie, or the entire top, however you want.
  • Cover the pie carefully with foil and return to the fridge or freezer for at least 2 hours.
  • Slice when ready and serve. (If removing pie from the freezer, let it sit at room temperature for a few minutes to make slicing easier)
  • Cover any leftovers and store in fridge or freezer.