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Peanut Butter Pies with Chocolate-Pretzel Crust

peanut butter pies with chocolate-pretzel crust Dessert
Peanut Butter Pies with Chocolate-Pretzel Crust
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 6

Love sweet and salty? Who doesn’t! This pie is the perfect blend of both. Whether you want to share this treat with others or just treat yourself, each personally portioned piece tastes like heaven. MORE+ LESS-

Updated April 9, 2020

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. Transfer pretzels to a plastic zip-top bag and seal. Crush pretzels by rolling a rolling pin over the bag until pretzels are very fine. Transfer pretzel crumbs to a large bowl. Add melted butter and sugar and mix until combined. Press into 6 mini tart tins or one large pie. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly brown. Set aside to 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.

Expert Tips

  • Store leftover pies in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  • For ease of removal, use a tart pan with a removable bottom.
  • If you don’t have a tart pan, a pie plate will work as well!

Nutrition Information

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