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I Love Peanut Butter Pie

Details

Time
4 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
1 PIE

Who loves creamy peanut butter pie? If you raised your hand, you’re in for a treat with this REESE’S peanut butter pie recipe. Enjoy a layer of REESE’S Minis on a homemade peanut butter crumb crust and surrounded by rich peanut butter pie filling.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
25 minutes
Bake Time
5 minutes
Freeze Time
4 hours

Ingredients

  • 1-1/3 cups
    REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups Minis (8-oz. pkg.) , divided
  • 1/2 cup
    REESE’S Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1 package
    cream cheese (3 oz.) , softened
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 cup
    powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup
    milk
  • 1 tub
    frozen non-dairy whipped topping(8 oz.) , thawed and divided
  • 1 cup
    whipped topping or sweetened whipped cream, additional
  • Peanut Butter Crumb Crust
  • 1-1/2 cups
    vanilla wafer crumbs (about 45 wafers, crushed)
  • 1/2 cup
    powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup
    REESE’S Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 3 Tbsps
    butter or margarine

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
bowl bowl
9-inch pie plate 9-inch pie plate
mixer mixer
wire rack wire rack
freezer freezer
oven oven
microwave microwave
microwave-safe bowl microwave-safe bowl
1

Prepare Peanut Butter Crumb Crust. Set aside 1/3 cup mini peanut butter cups for garnish. Coarsely chop remaining peanut butter cups; set aside.

2

Combine peanut butter, cream cheese and vanilla in large bowl; beat until smooth. Gradually add powdered sugar and milk, blending until smooth. Fold in whipped topping. Stir in chopped peanut butter cups. Pour into crust.

3

Cover; freeze several hours or until firm. Soften slightly before serving. Garnish each slice with whipped topping and 1 to 2 mini peanut butter cups. Cover; freeze leftover pie.

NOTE: 1 extra serving-size packaged crumb crust (9 oz.) may be used instead of Peanut Butter Crumb Crust.

Peanut Butter Crumb Crust:

Heat oven to 350° F. Stir together 1-1/2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs (about 45 wafers, crushed) and 1/2 cup powdered sugar. Place 1/4 cup REESE'S Creamy Peanut Butter and 3 tablespoons butter or margaine in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at Medium (50%) 30 seconds or until butter is melted and mixture is well blended when stirred. Add to crumb mixture, blending thoroughly. Press onto bottom and up sides of 9-inch pie plate. Bake 5 minutes. Cool completely.

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