Spiced Peanut Butter Caramel Pie Recipe

Spiced Peanut Butter Caramel Pie Recipe
Staff Writer
Susan Whetzel from Doughmesstic

The rich flavors of peanut butter and caramel in this pie are accented with an aromatic medley of spices. It's very light texture, almost mousse-like, keeps you coming back for more.

8
Servings
544
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4  Cup  graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  ground ginger
  • 6  Tablespoons  butter, melted
  • 8-ounce packages cream cheese or Neufchatel cheese, softened
  • 1/2  Cup  peanut butter
  • 1/2  Cup  sugar
  • 2  Teaspoons  apple pie spice
  • 2  Teaspoons  vanilla extract
  • 2  Cups  thawed frozen whipped topping
  • 1/4  Cup  caramel dessert topping
  • 1/2  Cup  chopped peanuts

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix crumbs and ginger in medium bowl. Stir in butter until well blended. Press crumb mixture evenly into bottom and up sides of lightly greased 9-inch pie plate. Bake 10 minutes. Cool completely on wire rack.

Beat cream cheese, peanut butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended and smooth. Beat in apple pie spice and vanilla until well mixed. Gently stir in whipped topping. Spoon into cooled crust. Drizzle with dessert topping. Using knife, gently swirl topping into pie until marbled. Sprinkle with peanuts.

Refrigerate 4 hours or until set. Store leftover pie in refrigerator.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
29g
41%
Sugar
29g
32%
Saturated Fat
12g
50%
Cholesterol
11mg
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
62g
48%
Protein
9g
20%
Vitamin A, RAE
2µg
0%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
12µg
13%
Calcium, Ca
57mg
6%
Choline, total
12mg
3%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
40µg
10%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
23mg
7%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
3mg
21%
Phosphorus, P
135mg
19%
Selenium, Se
6µg
11%
Sodium, Na
631mg
42%
Water
49g
2%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Spice Shopping Tip

Spices and dried herbs have a shelf life too, and lose potency over time. The rule of thumb is, if your spices are over two years old, it's time to buy some new ones.

Spice Cooking Tip

Toasting whole spices before using them intensifies their aroma and flavor.

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