Frozen Peanut Butter Pie

Frozen Peanut Butter Pie

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This Frozen Peanut Butter Pie is a fun recipe when you want a cool dessert. Perfect for summertime! 

When I was a girl, I remember my mom brought home a frozen pie from the grocery store. And we thought Heaven had come down to Earth! I think it might have been a Key Lime Pie or a Lemon Pie (with those pretty piped rings of whipped topping along the outer edge.) They were wonderful. Sweet, and creamy, and ice cold.

Wanting to see if I could recreate a similar dessert, I tried my hand at frozen pies one summer. This recipe topped high on our scoring card. We love chocolate, so the chocolate crust was a winner. We love peanut butter. Again a win. And while the chocolate and peanut butter topping tasted wonderful, I didn’t care for how it cracked after being frozen. So, maybe I’ll need to come up with a peanut butter whipped topping to pipe along the edges. I’ll be sure to post here if I do.

Until then, just be sure to take this Frozen Peanut Butter Pie from the freezer about ten minutes before you serve it. Otherwise, it’s really hard to slice.

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Frozen Peanut Butter Pie

Frozen Peanut Butter Pie

Here's a fun recipe when you want a cool dessert.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate, Frozen Desserts, Frozen Pies, Peanut Butter, Summer Dinners
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Freeze:: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 40 minutes
Servings: 8

Equipment

KitchenAid Mixer
Glass Pie Plates

Ingredients

Chocolate Graham Crust:

  • 1 package graham crackers (18 squares) finely crushed
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 5 tablespoon melted butter

Filling:

  • 6 oz. cream cheese room temperature
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 8 oz. frozen whipped topping thawed

Topping:

  • 2 tablespoons semi-sweet chocolate chips melted
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter chips melted

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees. In small bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar, baking cocoa, and melted butter. Mix well. Form into pie pan to make crust. Bake for 10 minutes. Allow to cool.
  • In large mixing bowl, beat together cream cheese and powdered sugar until smooth and creamy. Add peanut butter, mixing well. Gently fold in whipped topping until thoroughly combined. Spoon into cooled graham cracker crust.
  • Garnish with melted chocolate and peanut butter chips. Freeze for 4-6 hours until frozen. All Set out 10 minutes before serving for easier slicing. Serves 8-10.

Notes

*Unless otherwise noted, all recipes on this blog use salted butter.
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