Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

Peanut Butter Pie Recipe – A simple, no-bake peanut butter pie recipe that is perfect for the peanut butter lover!

Peanut Butter Pie Recipe - A simple, no-bake peanut butter pie recipe that is perfect for the peanut butter lover! // addapinch.com

Peanut butter pie. If there is a peanut butter lover in your midst, then I think they will love you forever if you make them this pie. And no baking required? That makes it even better!

This creamy peanut butter pie comes together in a snap with just five ingredients for the filling poured into a delicious crust. The peanut butter and cream cheese mixture come together for the ultimate creamy, dreamy pie.

Now, if your peanut butter fan also loves chocolate like we do, then by all means, be sure to use a chocolate crust. If not, a graham cracker crust is the way to go!

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Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

Peanut Butter Pie Recipe - A simple, no-bake peanut butter pie recipe that is perfect for the peanut butter lover! // addapinch.com

This peanut butter pie recipe is perfect for anytime of the year, but especially when you are looking for a delicious dessert that always impresses that doesn’t require a whole lot of effort!

 

Peanut Butter Pie Recipe - A simple, no-bake peanut butter pie recipe that is perfect for the peanut butter lover! // addapinch.com

How to Make the Best Peanut Butter Pie

To make the best peanut butter pie, I love to start with a chocolate cookie crust, like Oreos. I crush the cookies into fine crumbs and then spread into a pie dish and bake for about 5 minutes until set. This can even be done in advance if you’d like since you need the pie crust to cool completely before making your pie.

If you prefer, you can also use graham cracker crumbs for a simple graham cracker crust instead of chocolate cookie crumbs for your pie crust.

To make the filling for the peanut butter pie, you simple cream together your cream cheese, peanut butter, confectioner’s sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in your whipped cream, or you can use store-bought whipped topping if you prefer. Spread into the cookie crust and refrigerate until chilled completely, for at least an hour.

When ready to serve, top with ice cream or whipped cream, peanut butter cups and chocolate syrup, if you’d like.

Peanut Butter Pie Recipe - A simple, no-bake peanut butter pie recipe that is perfect for the peanut butter lover! // addapinch.com

Can You Make Ahead Peanut Butter Pie?

Absolutely! Prepare your peanut butter pie as instructed without adding the toppings for serving. Cover well with wrap and store in the refrigerator for 3 to 5 days. To serve, top with the optional toppings and serve.

Can You Freeze Peanut Butter Pie?

To freeze peanut butter pie, make sure that you use a freezer-safe dish, wrap well with freezer wrap and then place the pie plate into a 2-gallon freezer zip top bag. Store in the freezer for up to 3 months. To serve, simply thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Then, top with the optional toppings and serve.

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Peanut Butter Pie Recipe - A simple, no-bake peanut butter pie recipe that is perfect for the peanut butter lover! // addapinch.com

Here’s my easy as can be peanut butter pie recipe. I hope you love it!

Peanut Butter Pie Recipe - A simple, no-bake peanut butter pie recipe that is perfect for the peanut butter lover! // addapinch.com
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Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

Peanut Butter Pie Recipe - A simple, no-bake peanut butter pie recipe that is perfect for the peanut butter lover!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Chilling Time1 hr
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 10
Calories: 529kcal
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch

Ingredients

Chocolate Cookie Crust

  • 25 chocolate sandwich cookies such as Oreos
  • 3 tablespoons butter

Peanut Butter Pie Filling

  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup confectioner's sugar
  • 3 cups whipped cream or 1 8-ounce container whipped topping, thawed

Optional Toppings

  • vanilla ice cream or whipped cream optional
  • 10 miniature peanut butter cups halved, optional
  • chocolate sauce optional

Instructions

  • For the chocolate cookie pie crust, preheat oven to 350º F. Crush chocolate cookie sandwiches, until they are fine crumbs. Melt the butter and mix into the cookie crumbs until well combined. Press into a oven and freezer-safe pie plate. Bake for 5 - 7 minutes until set. Remove from the oven and let cool completely.
  • For the peanut butter pie filling, cream together the cream cheese, peanut butter, confectioner's sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in whipped cream and spread into prepared pie crust. Place in the refrigerator to chill completely, at least one hour.
  • Top with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream, peanut butter cups and chocolate sauce, optional.

Notes

Total time does not include chilling time.
The peanut butter pie recipe is also delicious with a graham cracker pie crust.

Nutrition

Calories: 529kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 325mg | Potassium: 255mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 12.5% | Vitamin C: 0.3% | Calcium: 4.9% | Iron: 17.6%
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Enjoy!
Robyn xo

Peanut Butter Pie Recipe - A simple, no-bake peanut butter pie recipe that is perfect for the peanut butter lover! // addapinch.com

From the Add a Pinch recipe archives. Originally published 2014.

28 comments on “Peanut Butter Pie Recipe”

  1. I love pb pie but I don’t have a good recipe for it. This one looks so good! Thanks for sharing!

  2. This pie looks so creamy and delicious! Gorgeous!

  3. I have two sons. I was lucky. The teen years went by smoothly. So it does happen. So wonderful you had such a good trip to mark his birthday. And I am with you about peanut butter pie, I could eat a whole one in a very short time.

  4. This is one of our favourite pie recipes!! We put a thin layer of chocolate on the pie crust before we put the filling in (not too thick or its too hard to cut through with your fork) and like it better that way. I think next time I’d like to try the chocolate crust instead of the graham cracker crust too!

    • Oh my heavens, Susan! You are wanting me to go remake my peanut butter pie right this second and try your way! It sounds amazing and like the perfect addition! Thank you so much for sharing!!! xo

  5. I’m not a pie person, except for chocolate and peanut butter pie. This is right up my alley! I may just have to make this for Thanksgiving 🙂 I’m so excited!

  6. Oooooooh that PIE Robyn! Looks simply scrumptious! And your MIL is exactly right, “love them through it”. But I’ll tell you, there are those amazingly magical days during teen years when they turn the table and you’ll find them loving YOU through it! It’s like no other feeling in the world when your child actually comforts you and gives you advice. I’m certain you’ll have that from your sweet little fellow.

    • Thank you so much, Wendy! For a while, I had been worried about entering into those teen years and have prayed and prayed for God to go gentle on me! HA! I’m thinking praying through it and loving them through it will be the secret! I know you and your girls have such a special bond. They are just precious!

  7. Hiya, I’ve just discovered your site after making your best chocolate cake ever recipe (and it really is!) a few times recently – it’s now my go to chocoate cake without fail! Would love to try this recipe for a family pot luck we have this weekend but unsure what ‘1 (8-ounce) container whipped topping, thawed’ translates to in NZ – would you be able to expand on what this is so I can find a similar product? Thanks 🙂

    • Hi Samantha,
      I’m so glad you are enjoying the chocolate cake! For the whipped topping, here in the states, a well-known brand would be Cool Whip. I’m not sure if you have that available to you in NZ.

  8. This looks AMAZING…and very dangerous!!! 😉

    We have loved the teen years so far. Enjoy every second!

  9. YUM!!! This pie is right up my alley! This is a single serving recipe right? 🙂

    • Wouldn’t that be fabulous?! Of course, I wouldn’t blame you if you hid it from everyone so that you could enjoy it all to yourself over time. Not that I’ve ever done that or anything. 🙂

  10. I love everything about this pie!!! So yummy!!!

  11. This is mouth-watering drooling over the screen !

  12. This sounds amazing!! One problem though…. in Australia we don’t have whipped topping. What else could be substituted in the pie filling? Regular hand whipped cream?

  13. If you sprinkle crushed honey roasted peanuts on the top of the whipped peanut butter filling, the whole thing tastes like a butterfinger bar.
    I made this as individual servings in small clear plastic tumblers without baking the crust, it solidified in the fridge, and topped it w crushed honey rest peanuts and stabilized whipped cream. Then I individually wrapped them in Saran Wrap. The dessert held up very well for 3 days without losing flavor or the whipped cream getting runny. Guests will thank you for the delicious dessert!

  14. This peanut butter pie looks heavenly, Robyn!

  15. I made this for the July 4th celebration and it was a big hit!- I left the pie bare and put the toppings out for each person to build their own slice of Peanut butter pie – everyone had fun with that! This being no bake is an easy and yummy summer dessert!

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