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Peanut Butter Cup Pie Recipe

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Peanut Butter Cup Pie Recipe

This Peanut Butter Cup Pie Recipe is a Yummy Treat Any Time of year

Would you like a quick and easy dessert that your family will enjoy?  This Peanut Butter Cup Pie is delicious, sweet, and a perfect treat any time of the year.  I like to make it ahead of time, have plenty of time to chill it so that my family will get a cold, sweet dessert when they are ready for it.

Peanut Butter Cup Pie

Peanut Butter is a gooey, yummy, substance that makes anyone happy. We put it inside bread for a sweet treat, a lunchtime favorite, and now it is in desserts!

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I take a cup of peanut butter, a block of cream cheese and mix it together in my stand mixer. It just makes it a lot easier than trying to mix it by hand. Oh, and use room temperature ingredients for this recipe. I then add a little vanilla and powdered sugar to this mixture. I blend until smooth. Set this aside for a few minutes in a bowl and wash the mixer bowl to use for the next step.

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Taking heavy whipping cream, I put it in my mixer, using my whip attachment I whip the cream until its firm with stiff peaks.

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Next, I incorporate the peanut butter mixture and the whipped cream until smooth. This is the most delicious concoction I’ve ever tasted. To make it even more yummy, I also add peanut butter and chocolate chips to the filling. No lie, it’s amazing!

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Pour the filling into a pre-made pie crust. I like to use chocolate for this. If you can’t find one, take chocolate sandwich cookies, blend them up, add a little butter to hold it together and press into a pan. You can also use chocolate graham crackers for this. But, like I said, use a pre-made crust. It is cheaper and less messy to use a pre-made.

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To top this pie off, I melt some chocolate and peanut butter chips (separately) in the microwave and drizzle it on top. I also take chopped up peanut butter cups (I use the minis or single cups…but if you like, you can use the large ones), and sprinkle them on the top. This makes it look pretty, it tells what kind of pie it is and it is delicious.

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Serve this pie with whipped cream if you like, or just as it is. One thing is for sure, if you wait to have a piece, it’ll be all gone!

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Peanut Butter Cup Pie Recipe


Ingredients

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  • 1 8 oz Block Cream Cheese
  • 1 cup peanut butter (creamy works best)
  • 3/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 chocolate pre-made pie crust (any brand will work)
  • 2/3 bag of peanut butter baking chips
  • 2/3 bag of semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 bag of peanut butter cups candies (chopped)

Instructions

  1. Combine the cream cheese, peanut butter, powdered sugar and vanilla extract together until smooth, using an electric mixer. Set this aside.
  2. Take the whipping cream and using an electric mixer, mix until the cream is fluffy and holds it’s shape. They also call this stiff peaks.
  3. Using a rubber spatula, combine all ingredients together until smooth. Add 1/3 bag of chocolate and peanut butter chips to the mixture, stirring until incorporated.
  4. Pour mixture into the pre-made pie crust.
  5. Sprinkle the top with the chopped peanut butter cups. Put in the refrigerator.
  6. For more decorations, you can take the remaining chips and melt them in the microwave and then drizzle the melted chips on top of the pie. You can also serve with whipped topping, if you prefer. Serve chilled.

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By on July 19th, 2016

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65 thoughts on “Peanut Butter Cup Pie Recipe”

  1. Ohhh what a Dessert! It makes me want to go and make it right now! (I will have to get the Ingredients first), but I can’t wait!

    Thanks so much for the Pictures, How to, and the Recipe!

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  2. This looks amazing, I love how easy this is and peanut butter and peanutbutter cups are two of my favorite things to eat. yum! Definitely will have to try this recipe.

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  3. Oh my gosh…this looks over the top delicious! My whole family would gobble this up! Thanks for the decadent recipe! 🙂

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  4. Mmmm, I love this combination of flavors! My grandson’s birthday is coming up, he loves this combination, too, I’m thinking I may make a larger recipe and make it into a birthday cake for him!

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  5. OMG, this looks so good right now. I’m craving chocolate and peanut butter. My sis makes something similar to this for family get togethers. Yum!

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  6. Omg! This looks and sounds sinfully delish! Can’t wait to try it out on my fam. My kids are gonna go nuts. 🙂

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  7. This looks great; I think getting stiff peaks are easier to get for whipping cream than any others; My daughter had a recipe she had problems with because she couldn’t get the cream whipped right.

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  8. Because the Peanut Butter Cup Pie Recipe looks so delicious, I can hardly wait to try this special recipe out. I only hope that I can do as good as you did in the mouthwatering photos.

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  9. This looks so delicious and my family loves anything made with peanut butter. I am going to give this recipe a try!

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  10. you made this so easy to make with your pictures and descriptions…………….. my favorite foods peanut butter and chocolate

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  11. Oh this recipe is amazing!!! I love Peanut Butter based recipes, especially desserts. I am definitely going to pin this and add to my Yummly box! Thank you so so much! 🙂

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  12. This pie is great. We all love it. We can’t thank you enough for sharing the recipe. It is one of our favorites.

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  13. I have all the ingredients o make this pie except the peanut butter chips and plan on trying to make it this weekend…

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  14. Oh boy, this looks like a dreamy dessert! Everyone in my family of 5 would enjoy this. Nothing beats the combo of peanut butter and chocolate!

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  15. Our great friend who recently moved away is stopping in to visit this weekend. He is a die hard peanut butter fan! i will run to the store later tonight to get the ingredients! Thanks a bunch for sharing!

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  16. This is my kind of pie. It sounds sweet so a little bit would go a long way. I can’t wait to try this. I love that you don’t bake this. Thank you for sharing

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