No-Bake Cream Cheese Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

Staff Writer
No-Bake Cream Cheese Peanut Butter Pie Recipe
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Martin Tremblay

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I have a great low-fat dessert that’ll help you avoid the "Freshman 15." But this peanut butter pie isn’t it. Nope, the lack of a dorm room gives us the perfect excuse to indulge in a no-bake cream cheese peanut butter pie! You’re welcome.

8
Servings
658
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup salted pretzels
  • 3/4 cups dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/3 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 6 ounces semisweet dark chocolate, chopped finely
  • Peanuts, crushed (optional)

Directions

Put the salted pretzels in a food processor and pulse until fine. In a large bowl, mix together the pretzel crumbs, ¼ cup of the brown sugar, and the melted butter. Press the crust mixture into a 9-inch-round pie plate. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

In a medium-sized bowl, combine the cream cheese, ¼ cup of the brown sugar, and peanut butter, and whip until smooth using a hand mixer. In another medium-sized bowl, whip 1 cup of the heavy cream with the remaining brown sugar until stiff peaks form. Delicately fold the whipped cream into the cream cheese mixture. Spoon the filling into the pie shell and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Heat the remaining cup of heavy cream in a medium saucepan just until bubbles form around the edges; don’t let it boil. Remove from heat. Add the chocolate and whisk until melted. Refrigerate for 1 hour.

Once the chocolate cream is cool, whip until thick. Slather the pie with the chocolate whipped cream, and garnish with the crushed peanuts, if desired. Refrigerate for 3 hours to set.

Cream Cheese Shopping Tip

What’s the difference between brown and white eggs? Besides color, nothing – different breeds of chicken account for the differences in color – quality and freshness are what really count.

Cream Cheese Cooking Tip

In addition to keeping foods like granola, yogurt, and fruit on hand, plan ahead for hectic weekdays by whipping up extra batches of waffles or pancakes and individually freezing them for easy morning meals.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
46g
70%
Sugar
29g
N/A
Saturated Fat
25g
100%
Cholesterol
113mg
38%
Protein
9g
18%
Carbs
60g
20%
Vitamin A
346µg
38%
Vitamin B12
0.2µg
2.6%
Vitamin B6
0.1mg
5.3%
Vitamin C
1mg
2%
Vitamin D
0.6µg
0.2%
Vitamin E
2mg
10%
Vitamin K
5µg
6%
Calcium
87mg
9%
Fiber
3g
12%
Folate (food)
75µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
75µg
19%
Iron
3mg
15%
Magnesium
59mg
15%
Monounsaturated
14g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
3mg
17%
Phosphorus
163mg
23%
Polyunsaturated
3g
N/A
Potassium
300mg
9%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
14.2%
Sodium
518mg
22%
Sugars, added
25g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
12.8%
Trans
0.2g
N/A
Zinc
1mg
8%