Chocolate Peanut Pie

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + cooling


10 servings

Updated: Nov. 29, 2023
I entered this pie in our county fair, and it was selected grand champion. Who can resist a tempting chocolate crumb crust and a creamy filling with big peanut butter taste? Be prepared to take an empty pan home when you serve this pie at your next potluck. —Doris Doherty, Albany, Oregon
Chocolate Peanut Pie Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 20 chocolate wafers, finely crushed (about 1-1/4 cups)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • Optional: Grated chocolate or chocolate cookie crumbs


  1. In a small bowl, combine cookie crumbs and sugar; stir in butter. Press onto the bottom and up the side of a 9-in. pie plate. Bake at 375° for 10 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
  2. For filling, beat the cream cheese, peanut butter, sugar, butter and vanilla in a large bowl until smooth. Fold in whipped cream. Gently spoon into crust. Garnish with chocolate or cookie crumbs if desired. Store in refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 551 calories, 39g fat (18g saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 349mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (34g sugars, 3g fiber), 10g protein.