Cheater Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie Recipe

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Cheater Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie Recipe

Photo by Julia Murphy

Photo by Julia Murphy

Prep Time: 5 minutes (hands on), 2 hours (hands off)
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours and 20 minutes

Servings: 1 pie

Photo by Julia Murphy

Photo by Julia Murphy

Ingredients:

4-5 peanut butter cookies (depending on size)
6 tablespoons butter, cubed
1 1/2 cups heavy cream
12 ounces chocolate
Pinch of vanilla bean

Directions:

1. Preheat oven at 350º F.
2. Crush up cookies into small crumbs and combine with butter in a food processor or by hand until mixture is moist.

Photo by Julia Murphy

Photo by Julia Murphy

3. Press the mixture into a pie dish so the bottom and sides are fully covered. Use a flat-bottomed cup to even out the bottom by pressing gently on the crust.

Photo by Julia Murphy

Photo by Julia Murphy

4. Bake for 15 minutes in middle rack. Remove and let cool for 1 hour.

5. Melt chocolate by microwaving on high at 30 second intervals until smooth.

Photo by Julia Murphy

Photo by Julia Murphy

6. Heat cream and vanilla in medium saucepan until boiling, stirring occasionally.

Photo by Julia Murphy

Photo by Julia Murphy

7. Remove cream mixture from heat and whisk together with chocolate until combined.

Photo by Julia Murphy

Photo by Julia Murphy

8. Pour chocolate into crust when cool and refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.

Photo by Julia Murphy

Photo by Julia Murphy

Photo by Julia Murphy

Photo by Julia Murphy

Photo by Julia Murphy

Photo by Julia Murphy

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