Struggling what to write about for this pie. I have no words. It’s just that amazing.
You can’t help but close your eyes as you take a bite because a pie this good has to be savored. A pie good enough to often replace birthday cake in our house.
My love for this peanut butter pie first started when I had it for the first time at Blue Willow Inn. Just the other week my family returned to this restaurant, and the peanut butter pie made the whole trip worth it. Yes. I did eat three pieces. No. I don’t regret one bite.
Their pie uses a graham cracker crust, less peanut butter and is piled high with cool whip(which I usually just scrape off..) I gave this pie a chocolate twist, using a chocolate crust and a chocolate drizzle and upped the peanut butter.
When I was younger, I thought because this pie tasted so good, it must be super hard to make. WRONG. This rich pie has only 6 ingredients, easy steps and no baking, so it will be on its way to your tummy in no time.
Wow. Look at that close up.
- 1 prepared chocolate crust
- 8oz softened cream cheese ( I used low fat)
- 1 1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 12oz cool whip
- Melting chocolate or chocolate chips with 1 heaping Tablespoon of powdered sugar for drizzle on top
- In a bowl combine the cream cheese, peanut butter and powdered sugar.
- Fold the cool whip into the peanut butter pie.
- Spoon mixture into the chocolate crust and spread evenly.
- Place in the fridge.
- While the pie is in the fridge if you are going to top the pie with chocolate, melt the chocolate in the microwave until smooth.
- Add in powdered sugar to chocolate.
- Drizzle chocolate on to the pie using a spoon.
- Chill pie in fridge until ready to serve.
- Dream about the pie every night until you make it again.