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Buckeye Pie

It doesn't get much better than chocolate and peanut butter combined!
Buckeye pie
Dreamstime

Chocolate and peanut butter is the ultimate indulgence and this pie will not disappoint you. Take a hike Reese's, this is the real deal!

Make this pie using store bought pie dough, or pre-baked crust or simply use this recipe and make your own perfect pie crust!

Keep in mind that this pie has to be chilled overnight before serving. so it must be made the day before.

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Ingredients

  • 1 baked single pie crust (9-inch) or make the dough it from scratch
  • 3 Tablespoons cream cheese
  • 1/4 Cup milk
  • 1/2 Cup heavy cream
  • 1 Cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 Cup of smooth peanut butter
  • 1/4 Cup sugar

For the ganache glaze:

  • 1/2 Cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 Cup heavy cream
  • 3 Tablespoons unsalted butter

Directions

In an electric mixer, beat all of your ingredients except the cream on high speed until smooth, about 2 minutes.

In a separate bowl, beat  the cream until you form stiff peaks, around 5 minutes. Fold your whipped cream into the mixture and pour everything into the pie crust.

Cover in plastic wrap and  freeze overnight.

For the ganache glaze:

The following day, remove your pie from the freezer and let it defrost for about 2 hours. Remove plastic from pie.

In a small saucepan, bring the cream and butter to a boil and then slowly fold in your chocolate on a low heat. 

Spread the chocolate over the pie and chill in the refrigerator until set.

 

Nutritional Facts
Servings8
Calories Per Serving553
Total Fat36g56%
Sugar32gN/A
Saturated15g76%
Cholesterol52mg17%
Protein11g22%
Carbs51g17%
Vitamin A162µg18%
Vitamin B120.1µg1.7%
Vitamin B60.2mg8.6%
Vitamin C0.1mg0.2%
Vitamin D0.4µg0.1%
Vitamin E3mg17%
Vitamin K2µg3%
Calcium73mg7%
Fiber3g12%
Folate (food)40µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)118µg30%
Folic acid46µgN/A
Iron2mg10%
Magnesium77mg19%
Monounsaturated14gN/A
Niacin (B3)6mg28%
Phosphorus181mg26%
Polyunsaturated5gN/A
Potassium289mg8%
Riboflavin (B2)0.2mg12.2%
Sodium215mg9%
Sugars, added27gN/A
Thiamin (B1)0.2mg13.3%
Trans0.2gN/A
Zinc1mg9%