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Peanut Butter Pie

Peanut Butter Pie

This Peanut Butter Pie is light and fluffy and full of peanut butter goodness.  Crushed peanut butter cups on top are the perfect topping!

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 1 2/3 C graham cracker crumbs or chocolate cookie crumbs
  • 1/4 C sugar
  • 6 Tbsp stick/cube butter

Filling:

  • 4 oz. cream cheese
  • 1 C powdered sugar
  • 1/4 C milk I used half and half
  • 1 C creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 C heavy cream

Instructions

Crust:

  1. Combine crumbs, sugar and butter and press into a 9 inch pie plate
  2. Bake a 425 degrees for 9 - 10 minutes
  3. Let cool

Filling:

  1. Beat cream cheese with powdered sugar until light and fluffy
  2. Add in milk, peanut butter and vanilla
  3. In a chilled bowl beat whip cream until it holds a stiff peak
  4. Stir one third of it into the peanut butter mixture
  5. Fold in the remaining whipped cream until thoroughly combined
  6. Pour filling into cooled pie crust
  7. Decorate top of pie with additional whipped cream and chopped candy
  8. Refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight is better