Friday, September 28, 2012

Peanut Butter Cup Pie

Sharing this yummmmy looking recipe from: Cinnamon Spice & Everything Nice
Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie
2 cups chocolate cookie crumbs
6 tablespoons salted butter, melted
12 ounces cream cheese (light or neufchatel is ok), at room temperature
1 + 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter
1 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup heavy cream
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips or bar, chopped
4 tablespoons salted butter
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
14 Reese's peanut butter cups, rough chopped

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Add the cookie crumbs and butter to a food processor and process until combined, scraping down the sides of the bowl if needed.
Press evenly into a 9" pie pan. Bake for 10 minutes then allow to cool completely before filling.
Beat the cream cheese and peanut butter together on medium speed until light and fluffy about 5 minutes.
Add sugar and vanilla; beat on medium speed until light and fluffy about 5 more minutes.
In a separate bowl beat heavy cream until stiff; when the beater is lifted it shouldn't drip off.
Add the cream to the peanut butter mixture and fold in until well blended. Spoon into the crust. Refrigerate 1-2 hours.
To make the topping combine sugar and cream in a small saucepan and bring just to a boil; remove from heat and immediately add the chocolate, butter and vanilla. Whisk until smooth and all the chocolate is melted. Cool the mixture until it is lukewarm but still liquidy.
Carefully pour over the pie (you can leave a few spoonfuls for drizzling over the PB cups) and evenly spread from edge to edge. Sprinkle peanut butter cups evenly over top and gently press them into the chocolate. Drizzle lightly all over with remaining chocolate.
Refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight before serving.
Cut with a sharp knife dipped in hot water then dried; wipe clean and dip again after each cut.



Kathleen Grace said...

Oh goodness yes! I bet I haven't had peanut butter pie since I waitressed at a truck stop in our little town in southern Michigan when I was just out of High school! That was quite some time ago.Lol

Anne said...

Ummm, this sounds wonderful! I've just found your lovely blog, and am now following!

Leann said...

It looks wonderful and I'll take a huge slice right now!!!!!!!!

Leann said...

OMG that looks sooooooo delicious!!!!! I am printing it out and will make it soon. However, now one in the house will know about it:) lol
I am your newest follower - great blog!
~Debra xxx
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20 North Ora said...

Sounds so good. Kinda like a Reese Peanut Butter cup - only a bigger bite!

Thanks for sharing.