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Mini Peanut Butter Pie with Chocolate Covered Pretzel Crust

Mini Peanut Butter Pie with Chocolate Covered Pretzel Crust
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 6

Love sweet and salty? Me too! This pie is the perfect blend of sweet and salty. You can make mini versions, but feel free to bake this in a large pie dish too. ...MORE+ LESS-

Baked Bree
May 11, 2017

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups salted pretzel crumbs
1/3
cup sugar
8
tablespoons melted butter
1 1/2
cups heavy cream
1/2
cup chocolate chips
2/3
cup peanut butter
3
oz cream cheese
1/3
cup sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla

Steps

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  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350°F. Crush pretzels in the food processor until very fine. Add melted butter and sugar and pulse until combined. Press into 6 mini tart tins or one large pie. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly brown. Cool.
  • 2
    Heat 1/4 cup cream in the microwave until hot. Pour over chocolate chips and let sit for 2 minutes. Stir until smooth and combined. Divide chocolate into pie tins. Spread over the bottom. Chill in the fridge until set.
  • 3
    Whip the remaining cream with an electric mixer until stiff peaks form. Set aside. Beat peanut butter, cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla until smooth. Gently fold whipped cream into peanut butter.
  • 4
    Take crusts out of fridge and divide peanut butter mixture over chocolate layer. Keep in the fridge until ready to serve.
 

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More About This Recipe
  • My husband doesn’t really like dessert. It was almost a deal breaker for me. It was hard to imagine marrying a man that didn’t enjoy sugar as much as I did. See, I like to go on dates where each person orders dessert. That way I can try more things and not feel like a glutton by ordering two desserts just for me! The waiter would ask if we were interested in dessert and…only I would order one. Not fun! I had to make him learn to like dessert and order his own if this relationship was going to last. I tried and tried to get him to love dessert, but nothing really impressed him. But everyone has a weak spot—and I discovered his is peanut butter pie. I like to call it his gateway dessert. Once I got him eating peanut butter pie, he started trying other desserts, hence making our meals in restaurants a lot more enjoyable!

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