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Peanut Butter Pie

Peanut Butter Pie

My Ultimate Peanut Butter Pie! A luscious, creamy peanut butter filling nestles on top of a rich, unique peanut butter ganache, all cradled in a peanut butter cookie crust. Peanut Butter heaven!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Peanut Butter Pie
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 1024kcal
Author Kathleen



  • 1/2 Cups Roasted Peanuts
  • 24 Nutter Butter Cookie
  • 1/3 Cup Butter Melted

Peanut Butter Ganache:

  • 1 Cup Peanut Butter Chips
  • 1/4 Cup Heavy Cream

Peanut Butter Cream:

  • 1 Cup Cold Whole Milk
  • 1 Package 3.4 Ounces Instant Vanilla Pudding Mix
  • 1 Cup Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 4 Ounces Cream Cheese Softened
  • 1/2 Cup Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 8 Ounces Cool Whip-Thawed


  • 8 Ounces Cool Whip-Thawed
  • 3/4 Cup Roasted Peanuts Chopped


Make the Crust:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • In the bowl of a food processor, add the peanuts and pulse until roughly chopped. Add cookies and pulse until crushed. Add melted butter and pulse a few times to mix. Press mixture onto the bottom and sides of an ungreased 9 inch pie plate. Bake in preheated oven for 6-8 minutes. Cool crust completely. 

Make the Ganache:

  • Place peanut butter chips and heavy cream in a small microwave-safe bowl, for 1 minute for 50% power, remove from microwave, stir until smooth. Pour into cooled pie crust. Place in refrigerator while you make the Peanut Butter Cream.

Make the Peanut Butter Cream:

  • In a medium mixing bowl, mix pudding  and milk, with an electric mixer on medium speed, for 2 minutes; set aside
  • In another bowl, mix peanut butter, cream cheese, and condensed milk until smooth. Stir in pudding mixture until it's evenly incorporated. Gently fold in 8 ounces of the Cool Whip; pour into crust. Spread remaining 8 ounces of Cool Whip decoratively over top. Refrigerate 4-6 hours.
  • When ready to serve, sprinkle outside 2-3 inch diameter with chopped peanuts and serve.


Calories: 1024kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 73g | Saturated Fat: 30g | Cholesterol: 91mg | Sodium: 677mg | Potassium: 788mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 45g | Vitamin A: 980IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 277mg | Iron: 2.4mg