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Creamy Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

Creamy Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

Quartered peanut butter cups top this rich smooth pie that's always a hit at gatherings. It saves time, too, because it can be made in advance and frozen until needed. —Rhonda McDaniel, Rossville, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2/3 cup whipped topping
  • 14 peanut butter cups,divided
  • 1 chocolate crumb crust (9 inches)

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and peanut butter until light and fluffy. Fold in whipped topping. Coarsely chop half of the peanut butter cups; stir into cream cheese mixture.
  • 2. Spoon into crust. Quarter remaining peanut butter cups; arrange over the top. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Reviews for Creamy Peanut Butter Pie

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bardocz@mail2paris.com 249745
Reviewed Jun. 24, 2016

"This pie was really yummy when paired with a scoop Belgian Chocolate ice cream. You only need a small piece as it is very rich. I used a regular pastry crust that I baked off first and cooled. I also used miniature Reese's and it looked and tasted wonderfully!"

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JGa2595176 248635
Reviewed May. 25, 2016

"Great recipe, easy to throw together and well received by those lucky enough to eat it. Liked the candy garnish. May add a layer or swirl of chocolate sauce/hot fudge and some peanuts next time. Will make again for sure."

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anndemeris 244128
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2016

"LOVE!!!!"

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burr1218 235001
Reviewed Oct. 15, 2015

"Great hit! delicious!! Thanks!"

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dawnthorne 221057
Reviewed Feb. 21, 2015

"Yummy! I added a tub of coolwhip instead of 2/3c. Came out delicious!"

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grannysue4 220458
Reviewed Feb. 14, 2015

"This is my grandsons favorite pie. He always asks me to make it for every holiday. I don't mind because it is so easy to make. I use my food chopper to chop up the peanut butter cups."

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susaneagan 95160
Reviewed Nov. 16, 2014

"Love this pie!!! Super quick and easy to make. I speed up the cooling time by putting it in the freezer for half an hour, then switch it to the fridge because I'm too impatient to eat it!"

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AmyDiamond29 49094
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2014

"This was such an amazing pie. I only used 1/4 cup of sugar and the filling was perfect! I topped it with a thin layer of whipped topping and I only used 8 peanut butter cups in total, 4 for inside and 4 on top!! Yummy! Thanks for the recipe!"

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luigimon 110654
Reviewed Apr. 5, 2014

"Loved this! I used the mini PB cups, too. What a wonderful and simple pie!"

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nickymp 132871
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2013

"Very easy to make and the family loved it."

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Jennasaurus17 61161
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2013

"This recipe makes an incredibly rich and delicious pie! I made a few adjustments that I feel make it a little better; I used 1/2 - 3/4 cup sugar instead of a full cup because the whipped cream and the peanut butter itself adds a lot of sugar. This made it less glaringly sweet. I also used just a little bit more peanut butter and a full cup of whipped cream. Turned out Great! And, buy the small bags of mini peanut butter cups that are with the candy at the check stands in the grocery store; its economical and their small size quartered is perfect!"

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eversbeaver 95153
Reviewed May. 28, 2013

"Easy, light, yummy. Love the creamy filling!"

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lindachicken__Oklahoma 35105
Reviewed Mar. 3, 2013

"Excellent and my son-in-laws very favorite, thank you for sharing!"

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Hmf917 105314
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2013

"This a yummy, simple recipe that was a big hit at our New Year's party. Everyone absolutely loved it! I also used the mini peanut butter cups, and they worked out great. I highly recommend this recipe and would repeat."

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artist7167 41650
Reviewed Aug. 25, 2012

"next time i will cut down the sugar. Way too sweet! i think i would do 1/4 cup sugar next time."

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KAM-PA 94893
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2012

"I'll be honest, I'm not a big fan of peanut butter, (I made it for a family gathering) figured I'd try a tiny slice--AMAZING! Easy to make, everyone enjoyed it alot! This one disappeared fast. I used those new mini peanut butter cups, that made it easier too."

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me2nc 94876
Reviewed Jun. 4, 2012

"I make this quick pie quite a lot. We absolutely love the taste and the fact that it comes together so quickly definitely helps!"

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xstitch78 204870
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2012

"Best reipe for peanut butter pie I've ever tried!"

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Cranberrypatch 105313
Reviewed Sep. 17, 2011

"This is an absolutely decadent pie suitable for any occasion! I could have eaten the whole thing by myself! Will definitely make this again and again!! You must try it!"

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cowladi59 34910
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2010

"Delicious pie, my family loves it, but I did double the whipped topping. I found it was creamier and fluffy with more whipped topping."

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jaknee 55892
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2010

"Wonderful! I use a bit more whip topping in it though. Like a good cup. We like it best frozen!!!"

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bscrim 41649
Reviewed Apr. 23, 2010

"This pie is easy and awesome..refreshing"

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914934 35099
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2010

"Very easy to make and the kids loved it."

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grammaof1 78359
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2010

"This pie is heavenly. I changed the chocolate crust to a graham cracker crust and this is still a hit in my house."

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erikamissamerica 105271
Reviewed Oct. 30, 2009

"I have taken this pie to many different gatherings, and everyone always raves over it. It is so simple to make, and anyone who loves peanut butter and chocolate will love it!"

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dnaleri 127273
Reviewed Oct. 22, 2009

"If I made this again I would use less peanut butter. We felt that less would be better, maybe try 1/3 cup or even less peanut butter."

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thegeema 49092
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2009

"This is totally stupid!!  Just why am I not authorized to open this message?  I am a subscriber!!"

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nklement 105239
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2009

"I made this as a surprise for my family, and they feel in love with it! This is definitely a keeper - thanks!"

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tnhoneypot21 37222
Reviewed Oct. 7, 2008

"This is so rich and delicious! This is the first peanut butter pie I have ever had and will be the ONLY one I ever make. Thanks for the wonderful recipe!"

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Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.