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This Peanut Butter Pie recipe is OUT of this world!! This is hands down one of the easiest, most impressive desserts I’ve ever made. There’s only six simple ingredients — it’s the best no bake peanut butter pie ever!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

The best part about this easy Peanut Butter Pie recipe is that there’s no cream cheese and no Cool Whip!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

Last year I made this Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Oreo Pie and I got SO many requests for a peanut butter pie recipe. So here it is!! :) The peanut butter layer is creamy, dreamy, and super peanut buttery. Make this for someone in your life who loves chocolate and peanut butter, and they will be yours forever!!

This chocolate peanut butter pie is great for company because you can make it the night before, let it sit overnight in the fridge, and it’s still just as good the next day. It’s perfect for when you’re having guests over or taking a dish to someone’s house because then you’re not busy in the kitchen all day or making a mess! Just pull it out of the fridge and serve.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

Peanut Butter Pie Ingredients

All you need are 6 simple ingredients — Oreos, butter, peanut butter, powdered sugar, chocolate chips, and heavy whipping cream.

Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

First we’re going to start by making the extra thick Oreo crust. Finely crush an entire package of whole Oreos in a food processor or blender. Don’t scrape out the middle! You could also do this in a Ziploc bag with a rolling pin.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

Combine the crushed Oreos with 1 stick (8 tablespoons) melted butter. Stir well to coat all the crumbs.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

Pour the crumbs into the bottom of a pie pan and firmly press into the bottom and sides. I used this 10-inch by 2-inch deep dish tart pan from Amazon so the peanut butter pie would be easier to cut and remove from the pan, but you can definitely use any old pie plate.

No Bake Peanut Butter Pie

You can even make this peanut butter pie in an 8×8″ baking dish, making it easier to cut into squares and serve at a party. If you’re making it in an 8×8 dish, I would line the pan with foil (so it will come out easier) and press the crumbs only into a bottom layer.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

I used a glass to make pressing the crust into the bottom and sides of the pie plate easier. Once you’re done with the crust, pop it into the freezer for 10 minutes.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

Meanwhile, add 1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter, 1 cup powdered sugar, and 1 stick (8 tablespoons) softened butter to a large mixing bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer. Beat on low speed until smooth and creamy. Spoon the peanut butter mixture over the crust into a smooth layer and place back in freezer.

Now, if you just want a simple, easy peanut butter pie, you could stop right here. But if you want to take it to the next level and make it a chocolate peanut butter pie, here’s what you do:

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

Place 1 cup chocolate chips (I used dark chocolate) and 2 tablespoons of peanut butter in a large glass (or heat proof) bowl. In a saucepan, bring 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream to a rolling simmer. Pour the cream over the chocolate chips and peanut butter and let sit for 5 minutes, then whisk until completely smooth. Pour the chocolate layer over the peanut butter layer.

Refrigerate, covered, at least 1 hour until ready to serve. (You could also freeze it for 15-20 minutes to speed up the process.)

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

Crunchy Oreo crust. Creamy peanut butter. Decadent chocolate. This Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie is the dessert trifecta.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

We LOVE this no bake peanut butter pie recipe! It’s perfect for the holidays! And if you have any peanut butter allergies in your family, you can always use Biscoff instead of peanut butter, or make this salted caramel pie version. Enjoy!! :)


Peanut Butter Pie Recipe Video

Watch the video below to see how easy it is to make this peanut butter pie recipe!

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 1
  • Total Time: 21 minutes
  • Yield: 1 (10-inch) round pie 1x
  • Category: Pie
  • Method: No Bake
  • Cuisine: Dessert

Description

Decadent no bake peanut butter pie recipe without cream cheese or cool whip.

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Ingredients

  • 1 (14.3 oz) package whole Oreos (about 36 Oreos)
  •  1 cup (16 tablespoons) butter, divided
  •  1 1/2 cups + 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter, divided
  •  1 cup powdered sugar
  •  1 cup chocolate chips
  •  1/2 cup heavy whipping cream

Instructions

  1. Finely crush the Oreos with a food processor, blender, or in a Ziploc bag. Stir crumbs together with 8 tablespoons melted butter until well combined. Press into the bottom and sides of a pie pan. Freeze crust for 10 minutes until set.
  2. Add the remaining 8 tablespoons of softened butter, 1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter, and 1 cup powdered sugar to a large mixing bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer. Beat on low speed until smooth and creamy. Spoon the peanut butter mixture over the crust into a smooth layer. Place back in freezer.
  3. Place chocolate chips and remaining 2 tablespoons of peanut butter in a large glass or heat-proof bowl. In a saucepan, bring heavy whipping cream to a rolling simmer over medium-high heat. Pour the cream over the chocolate chips and peanut butter and let sit for 5 minutes, then whisk until completely smooth. Pour the chocolate layer over the peanut butter layer. Refrigerate, covered, at least 1 hours until ready to serve.

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284 Responses
  1. Amanda MacIntire

    This is the most incredible, decadent, luscious, rich and …did I say incredible? pie. Ever. I made this for company and it received rave reviews. I chose to use plain chocolate cookies instead of Oreos; I find the filling adds too much sweetness when the filling and ganache are perfect. Yummy good.

    1. Dedrick

      Although a bit too sweet for me, I love this pie. I will,probably use less sugar next go round. I used Kroger’s natural crunchy peanut butter and it was delicious. I also made a graham cracker crust as I had those ingredients.

  2. carole meier

    I am a real southerner…and I salivate at the mention of Peanut Butter pie & this recipe “kills it”—–nontraditional with the choco-top….and SOOOOOO easy to make….HIGHLY recommended!! 5 stars…..

  3. Colleen

    What a delicious pie, I made it yesterday for Valentine’s Day today. Of course we had some yesterday it was spectacular! Mine has been in the freezer the whole time, that’s where I like to keep my buckeye candies so knew this would be ok in there too.

  4. Lee Ann Grassmueck

    Delicious!!! Big hit for a birthday party.   I made 1 1/2 Oreo crust for a roaster/ baker pan  11 3/4 in  x 9 3/8 in x 2 5/16in and added Reese’s peanut butter cups at the top!

  5. Jennifer

    LOVE THIS RECIPE! This has become our go-to recipe for all birthdays in my family. Just made it again for the dozenth time for my husband’s birthday. Thank you for sharing!

  6. LNCTMom

    Used graham cracker crust instead of the oreo (just because I already had it) and left out the peanut butter from the chocolate topping, absolutely delicious. Takes no time to make at all, great for a make ahead treat. Thank you for sharing!

  7. AnneSofie Engler

    Here i Denmark, the only peanut butter we have, is natural – chunky or smooth. It doesn’t really work in this recipe. It tastes good, but is not smooth. I tried with ekstra butter and even milk, but it’s just an oily, grainy, clay-like teksture..

  8. Laniesha

    This is the only peanut butter I make and I get rave reviews every time . I just use bar dark choc instead of chips because the chips tend to try and hold their shape. This pie is amazing and I don’t even like peanut butter

  9. Georgie

    Made last night, fantastic. If you are in the UK like me and struggle with American terms and cup measures:
    150ml double cream
    250g smooth peanut butter
    2x115g butter
    2 and a half standard packs of Oreos
    200g dark chocolate
    115g icing sugar
    I didn’t include the peanut butter in the ganache in the measurements above though, as I left mine plain. Took it to work as a treat and my colleagues and begging me to make another one.

  10. Sarah

    I’ve made this many times now. It’s my husband’s absolute favorite and he asks for it anytime I’m planning a dessert. I often omit the pb from the top layer to enhance the giant pb cup effect. Thanks for the outstanding recipe. 

  11. Christina Lightburn

    Thank you so much for sharing your Peanut Butter Pie Recipe. It does not get better than this!!!!
    EXCELLENT! EXCELLENT! EXCELLENT!

  12. Rachel G

    Delicious!! Made a number of times and always receive compliments. I make it a 5 ingredient pie instead of a 6 by using a pre-made chocolate crust. So easy and heavenly!!

  13. Sarah

    Made this for Easter tomorrow. I made a bit more ganache (for sampling so we don’t get into the glorious looking pie!) and I have to say, this is gonna be such a hit tomorrow! To die for!

  14. Michelle

    This pie is so easy and fool proof. It doesn’t take a lot of time to make. It came out perfect. My family and friends devoured it.

  15. Ky

    I found your recipe looking for a way to put peanut butter in the bottom of my pie because I wanted to make peanut butter and jelly by that I wanted to use a mixture of fruit topping instead of actual jelly. Yet no other recipe would show me a simple way to just put peanut butter in the bottom of a pie and yet here it is. For that I thank you . As for the actual recipe above …..it looks delicious and I promise one day I’ll make it but today it’s PB&J.

    1. Amanda

      Hi Toni! I’ve never made it with natural peanut butter, but it shouldn’t be a problem.. Give it a try and let us know how it turns out! :)

  16. Cathryn

    I have made this recipe at least 10 times as it is my go to peanut butter pie recipe. I occasionally try other recipes but always end up coming back to this one. My husband and I both agree – this pie is awesome!!!!

  17. Leigh

    This was wonderful. I will make it again!! I made it for my sister in law’s birthday, my daughter helped. I will admit I added one half brick of cream cheese to the peanut butter layer as I thought this sounded too sweet. The crust was crunchy, filling is smooth and rich but not too sweet, and the ganache was a nice finishing touch. Everyone loved the pie. The only thing I would do differently is to grind up the cookies in a Vitamix or food processor. Crushing them in a plastic bag was tedious. Not as easy as graham crackers to break up. Otherwise relatively easy to put together and not too time consuming. Thank you!!

  18. Nancy Adams

    This has to be the all-time best peanut butter pie I have ever made …and I have made lots of them.  Do NOT hesitate to make it!

  19. Liz

    I made this (doubled) for my husband’s birthday party. I used peanut butter Newman O’s instead of Oreos and I added extra chopped Newman O’s and chopped PB cups on top before the final refrigeration to set the ganache top. It was delicious but the best part was that it’s so rich I was able to have enough tiny slices in a 9×13 inch pan to feed like 30 people dessert. The slices could be teeny because each piece packs a wallop. It’s basically candy. But soooooo good.

  20. Tanvi

    Made it for my peanut butter loving husband on his birthday. Easy recipe, turns out really good. Had some tweaks as I didn’t have the exact ingredients like chunky peanut butter instead of creamy and chocolate bar instead of chips. Turned out just fine.

  21. Laurie Atkinson

    My husband just said, “This is like the best pie ever!” Truly, it’s a keeper! And, it is devoid of Cool Whip and cream cheese. Yum! It is too rich for me to eat more than one piece but that did not stop him. Thank you so much for providing this recipe.

  22. Sherry

    I must say this is the most amazing Peanut Butter Pie ever. My brother says is it better than all the local restaurants too. And thank you for NOT using Cream Cheese or Cool Whip… I hate that stuff. I am making this again today (by request) to bring for Easter. I use only the best ingredients, so my peanut butter is either Smuckers or Laura Scudders (the kind with the oil so you have to stir) and the chocolate is Ghiradelli. Believe it or not, changing those 2 ingredients to the finest available makes your pie taste like you could serve it at a 5 star restaurant. I simply adore this dish. Thanks for sharing it!

  23. Jennifer Cotham

    I made this tonight for my husband’s birthday “cake.” He was so pleased!!! Thank you for the recipe, we thought this was amazing!

  24. Pat

    I just made this and put it in the fridge. Easy to do. I made it for my son’s birthday. It sure will satisfy the peanut butter and chocolate lovers :)

  25. Breanna

    This pie is so delicious! I made it for Friendsgiving and it was a huge hit! It tastes like an even more delicious Reeses peanut butter cup; everyone loved it plus it was really easy to make!

  26. Valerie

    I have made this several times and my family loves it! I am always in charge of the pie now. However I need to prep ahead of time and make it before traveling for the holiday. 
    Do you think if I make it today , Tuesday and freeze it until thursday it will okay? Any suggestions to keep it freshest?

  27. Chris Hohman

    Directions are to put heavy whipping cream on med-high heat and bring to a rolling “simmer”. Do you mean rolling boil? I’ve never heard of a rolling simmer. Is it just until boiling so it doesn’t scorch? Going to the store for ingredients for this recipe and your home made ice cream. Then directly to to gym!!! Your recipes are “EDIBLE ART”!!!! “INCREDIBLE EDIBLE ART”

  28. Chris Hohman

    Directions are to put heavy whipping cream on med-high heat and bring to a rolling “simmer”. Do you mean rolling boil? I’ve never heard of a rolling simmer. Is it just until boiling so it doesn’t scorch? Going to the store for ingredients for this recipe and your home made ice cream. Then directly to to gym!!! Your recipes are “EDIBLE ART”!!!!

  29. Debbie

    My family flipped over this recipe .I doubled the recipe and made it in a 9 x 13 pan. Be sure to spray the pan with cooking spray so nothing sticks . THANKS FOR THIS RECIPE!!!!!

  30. Healthy World Cuisine

    Amanda, stopped on over from instagram to say hello and I don’t think I ever want to leave!! This peanut butter pie is dreamy. Sharing of course!!! Looking forward to keeping in touch. 

  31. Rosalie C. Smith

    I made this exactly as printed. Delicious. However after a full afternoon in the refrigerator the peanut butter filling was not set. It was as soft as when first put in pie shell. What do you think happened?

  32. the Country Wife

    Yes please! Your photos are so beautiful I feel like I can grab a fork and take a bite right through my computer screen. I so wish! :)

  33. Theresa

    Does this pie Require refrigeration after it sets up? I would like to take to a family function but there is little fridge room. Thank you! 

  34. Rebecca

    I JUST made this for 4th of July. It looks really good. But what I appreciate most is that it is an EASY, NO BAKE dessert for summer. I used canned coconut milk for the ganache, and I’m sure it will work great as I’ve used canned coconut milk to replace cream in many desserts, including chocolate cream pie.

  35. Joshua

    Made it a week ago, & it turned out great. Just a little too rich, my friends & I agreed! May want to cut the ingredients into halves, instead of using a whole cup. Powdered sugar was very rich. 

  36. Belinda Flowers

    Delicious! I’ve already made this twice in 1 week..for my pregnant daughter and her peanut butter craving and her sister’s birthday! This will be a regular, thank you!

  37. lauren

    hey y’all, i was wondering if you could make this ahead of time and freeze. im hosting a shower and would love to serve this but the next few weeks are chaotic and would love to just have to thaw something. thought?

  38. Nancee Rein

    Question- can I make the peanut butter pie in advance & freeze it a couple of weeks before needed for a family gathering?

  39. Nezabella

    Oh wow, I had a pie like this today in a lovely little cafe in the foothills of Perth, WA today and went looking for a similar recipe…I’m hoping yours is the one! It was so good that my mum made me share the last little piece of the pie we had today!
    PS – love your bright and breezy blog!

  40. Angie

    Just made this for Pi day at work. I used a store bought crust but it was still AMAZING!!!! Super creamy, silky texture…super rich too!!! Will definitely make this again!!!

  41. Terry

    I consider myself to be a pretty good cook, except for pies. This one was so easy! Followed the directions almost to a T ( I made a bit more ganache because more is better right? 1 1/2 c chips, 3 Tbsp PB, and 3/4 c cream) It’s sitting in the fridge for my sons birthday party tonight, can’t wait to try it!

  42. Patty D

    It’s in the fridge, ready for boyfriend’s birthday. Took longer than I expected  and sure dirtied up a lot of bowls and spoons and things! Wish I’d had an empty dishwasher.   A few things  I will do differently next time include digging my food processor  out….took forever to crush the Oreos in the zip lock ….plus a lot of the crumbs stuck to the inside. One small jar of peanut butter is just about 1 1/2 cups….so you don’t have to  dirty a measuring cup. Leave the 2 tablespoons behind for the topping. Make sure the cream is good and hot, I  was afraid of scorching so took it off the stove too soon and the chocolate chips did not melt all the way.  I’m sure it will taste good anyway, but it doesn’t look smooth like the picture.  It looks fab….gonna have it for breakfast! 

  43. Alyssa

    I just made this yesterday. It was way too rich. I would fold cool whip into the peanut butter to make it a little less dense. I also added a teaspoon of vanilla to the peanut butter mixture. 

  44. Kristen Erika

    This was so freaking amazing that I now make it for my brother every Christmas because he couldn’t get over how delcious it was! That being said.. I found this recipe to have a ridiculous amount of butter in it, so I altered the recipe by only adding 4-5 tbsps of butter to the oreo’s for the crust and only adding 3-4 tbps to the peanut butter filling. I also cut the amount of sugar in half for the pb filling because I’m not one for super sweet and I used all natural peanut butter. Still had great success and still equally as delicious!

    I also make the caramel pie too, it’s AH-Mazing!!

    Awesome recipes! :D

  45. Colleen

    This looks amazing! Going to make it tomorrow but I have a question. Do you grease the pan or is the butter is the crust enough to get the sides off? Thanks so much!

  46. Kristen

    This was delicious! Made it with peanut butter for Friendsgiving then again with Nutella for family! Added about a half of a cup with heavy whipping cream to the Nutella layer for color difference! Thanks for the post! Yummmmmm!

  47. Lisa

    i followed the recipe exactly the way it is and for some reason my oreo pie crust isn’t hardening! i’ve had it refrigerated overnight and still not hardening :(

  48. Karista

    Amanda, My youngest is in college and home for Thanksgiving and all she wants is a Peanut Butter Pie! Lol! I love your version so this will be on our dessert menu.  Thank you!! 

  49. Kylie

    Going to try this with plain graham crust and substituting WowButter (peanut allergic toddler) for our family Thanksgiving!

    Any idea about how many cups of graham cracker crumbs I need for the crust?

  50. J

    Absolutely decadent! Came out exactly as pictured.  I used a regular pie plate vs. a tart pan. This is definitely a company worthy dessert. Thank you. 

  51. Jenni

    Okayyyyyyy,  the ONLY problem with this pie is that somehow it tastes even better than it looks! ! Made it and my husband just said that it’s the best pie he’s had in his life! !5 stars and 2 thumbs way up! !

    1. Victoria ohio

      substitute ¾ cup milk and ¼ melted butter thoroughly mixed. It won’t whip but otherwise will work well in any recipe that calls for heavy cream.

      I found this, because I don’t have heavy whipping cream.

  52. Margaret McGinnis

    When I saw this on your pinterest it was with a statement which bothered me. It was stating that the picture and recipe was for a doggy treat. But they can’t have chocolate. Maybe you aren’t aware that that statement is there. I have seen a similiar dessert recipe with a salted caramel done by a bakery in NYC.

  53. nicole

    HI Amanda
    I’m about to make this recipe and it says 1 cup of butter. 8 tablespoons for crust and 8 tablespoons for the filing. Do I use an additional 2 tablespoons for the ganache?

  54. Lori

    Wow! This is the kind of dessert I would happily pay $10. for in a restaurant, beautiful presentation, EASY to make, and OMG delicious! I followed recipe exactly, used salted butter and Jif creamy peanut butter. 
    Thank you for the recipe! 

  55. Emmi

    So looking forward to trying out this recipe. Although I am curious, what can I add to the peanut butter mixture to help it set up firmer so that it might last a bit longer out at room temp before it completely melts because the pie gets warmer??????
    I was wondering if adding a couple tsp of cornstarch might do the trick????? And other suggestions would be great :)
    Anyone else had any ideas about that?

  56. Bryan

    As someone who loves Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, this pie is truly amazing. It was so simple to make and tastes absolutely amazing. You can’t go wrong with this pie for your next family gathering or just enjoying at home with your loved ones. Kids and adults alike will love it.

  57. Bryan

    I have actually tried several different peanut butter pies because I love them but this one was really good. Not only did it have the peanut butter but it had chocolate too which makes anything better. Thanks for this recipe. I’m definitely going to be trying it for our next family gathering.

  58. Dena

    This is really good. Definitely use a larger pan or mine was passable in a deep dish 9 inch pie plate, NOT in a regular 9 inch pie plate. Cut it when it’s just out of the fridge or freezer, once it warms up a bit it’s harder to cut… pb layer squishes out :)

  59. Cindi

    Looks divine and I can’t wait to try it. I’m curious of one thing. One of the pics showing the crust being made appears to have a white powder in the bowl with the melted butter and cookie crumbs. Is this powdered sugar? The recipe does not indicate anything other cookies and butter.

  60. Jackie

    I so hate cool whip! It is a joy to find a recipe that does not contain this…this…substance! I can’t bring myself to refer to it as an ingredient! :-) Thanks for a great recipe!

  61. David Summerbell

    I can not believe how yummy this is! I couldn’t stop eating it out of my plate! Thank you so much – I look forward to eating this all hours – amazing!

  62. Jacqueline

    Hi! I made this with the cookie butter because my daughter is allergic to peanut butter.  I used a 13×9 glass dish because I wanted it to go a long way. Since I used the cookie butter which to me is super sweet, I did add 8oz of cream cheese and doubled the chocolate recipe part. It turned out wonderful!  Thanks so much!  :)

  63. Penelope PitStop

    This pie is amazing! My husband and my son are both big peanut butter and chocolate lovers so this was a very big hit at my house. I will be making this pie often as I’ve already had request to make it again. Thanks Kevin and Amanda!

  64. Emma

    Thank you so much for sharing! I will be making this for my hubby’s birthday in June. Love that it is no bake, and sounds super uncomplicated. Thanks again!

    Emma
    imhislittle.com

  65. Arianna

    This pie inspired me this weekend! I am just starting my first blog and I posted a recipe similar to these except I used less butter, a chocolate graham cracker crust, and chopped Reeses on top! It was super good and easy. Thanks for the idea :) I hope to be as wonderful a photographer/blogger as you someday!

  66. Briana

    This recipe is so awesome and versatile! I switched out the Oreo crust for a homemade graham cracker crust and I also switched out peanut butter for the reeses chocolate peanut butter spread :) added crushed reeses to inside of the pie and switched out chocolate chips for Reese’s peanut butter chips and my boyfriend who is crazy for reeses couldn’t get enough. Thanks for this awesome recipe!!!!

  67. Juli

    Thank you! My brother’s favorite is peanut butter and chocolate, so I made this for his birthday yesterday. He loved it! Great recipe – thank you!

    1. Al

      Even tho Your Boston Terrier may beg for some, PLEASE don’t give it any because chocolate is poisonous to dogs. The smaller the dog — the less it takes to be harmful.

  68. Mitch

    I Like this blog. I have made this on last weekend and it taste nice! I love dessert or bites in peanut butter! Thanks for sharing this

  69. Brandon

    Best pie EVER!! Do yourself a favor and make this now! What are you waiting for?!?!? Peanut butter, chocolate, and oreos? Kill me now.. Do yourself a favor and make that chocolate topping as well! Thanks for the recipe!!

  70. Rachael

    Just made this, thought I would share a tip. Don’t forget to spray the pan! I thought I wouldn’t need any non stick spray with all the butter in the crust plus the fact that it doesn’t get baked… but I completely destroyed the pie trying to get it out… and I even used a springform pan where the side pop off.

    Also my peanut butter filing never set up. It was in the fridge for 2 hours when we sliced it and the ganache topping just slid around and squished filling out the sides when I tried to slice the pie. Destroyed again lol.

    Its in the freezer now. Hopefully that will help. Tastes great though! :)

  71. Becky

    This pie is killer!!! My 11-year-old daughter put this together with minimal supervision (she just wanted me to watch the cream at the end) and it turned out amazing! We all had a slice that night… and the next night… and I honestly preferred the taste better on day 2.

    Thanks for a beautiful, easy, delicious new favorite!

  72. shiki

    I just made it and it’s perfect. you forgot to say how easy it’s to make it :D. I used a silicon pan and it was easy to get it out. I used a little less butter and I put the chocolate with the heavy cream together until it was melted and smooth (I used chocolate , didn’t have chocolate chips), it was fine this way too. thanks for the recipe, definitely I’ll make it again.

  73. Leigh

    Quick question. I would like to make the peanut butter filling a little less creamy. More crumble-y like a reese cup. Do you have any suggestions?

    1. Amanda

      Hi Leigh,

      Use less butter and more powdered sugar. I would start with no butter, just the recommended peanut butter and powdered sugar.

      If it is too crumbly, add a little butter a little at a time until you get the right texture.

      If that is not crumbly enough, add more powdered sugar until it is. Taste test it along the way to make sure it is not too sweet.

      Hope this helps!

  74. Cakespy

    I just gave it some thought right now. And after weighing the pros and cons, I have decided I would like it to be my full time job to eat this pie all day every day. I’ll just need a few assistants to roll me from place to place after a while on this job, k?

  75. Wan

    Just looking at this… this isn’t even fair… how can something LOOK this good? Look how thick that chocolate on top is… look at the Oreo crust, look at the peanut butter, I just… I can’t handle it. I need this now.

  76. Chris McQ.

    I just had this and it was AMAZING. Seriously, ridiculously hard to find a really good PB pie recipe that doesn’t have stupid cream cheese in it. This was a pleasant surprise for that. Also it was so so incredibly good.

  77. Kathleen

    This was unbelievably good! Everyone in my family loved it! We were all simultaneously sad and glad when someone devoured the last piece!

  78. Emily

    My sister-in-law made this for Thanksgiving! SO GOOD!!! I won’t admit to how many slices I had :-) I will be making this at my house very soon! Thanks for the recipe!

  79. C. Ward

    I don’t usually comment on recipes, but…I made this for Thanksgiving dinner, and it was amazing. AMAZING. Thanks for a recipe that my mother-in-law raved over. :) I can’t wait to try the salted caramel pie!

  80. kaitlin

    I HIGHLY recommend this! I made it for thanksgiving dessert! The only thing i would change is def make it in a 9×13 or square pan and cut into squares/bars. very rich so a pie piece is a little much at one time. I am making it again this weekend for a christmas party! :-) thanks for a yummy recipe!

  81. Kathy

    Can I use a regular store bought frozen pie crust that you baked for 10 minutes? Bake the crust, let it cool then do the rest of your steps?

    Thanks!

  82. Fred

    I am in Virginia where we have Kroger grocery stores. The OREO clone Kroger carries was at one time called Kid-O’s. They still carry the cookies in three versions. The Oreo-like, another which is Chocolate/chocolate AND lastly a Chocolate wafer with Mint filling “Double Stuffed”. The mint version makes a good pie crust and might be a little too much for this pie, but these cookies rival the OREO brand and are usually on sale for about half to two-thirds of the brand-name price. I highly recommend these “cheaper” cookies for any and all pie recipes; can’t wait to make this one.

    1. Dana

      I’ve substituted coconut oil for butter in baked goods and made ganache with coconut milk. 1:1 substitutions, I think.

  83. Jessi

    I’m lactose intolerant, so I typically just substitute vegan butter, almond milk, etc. I’m curious about the whipping cream. I can’t eat that, and it’s the only thing I don’t know a proper substitute for. I’m guessing my (typically very thin) almond milk just won’t cut it. Any suggestions (that won’t require a trip to a specialty store)?

    1. Kris

      I, too, am lactose intolerant and have no problem with heavy whipping cream because it’s all milk fat, not milk sugar.

    2. Christi

      I sometimes substitute full fat (canned) coconut milk for heavy cream when making vegan recipes and it has always turned out well. You can see specific recipes if you search online for vegan ganache recipes.

    3. Deanna miller

      You can get Lactose free whipping cream (natrel and dairyland make it but i’m sure other companies do too and it’s in the regular grocery store)… i use it all the time!

  84. Lola

    This looks delicious! I don’t make a lot of pies as they are always so difficult and I always seem to mess them up, but this one soudns doable and it doens’t even have to bake. I love oreos, peanut butter and oreos, so this pie sounds delicious. Pinning it so I can make it soon!

    1. Alan

      I just made this recipe. The step with the ganache: I barely heated the cream to a simmer, just until it was warm to the touch. poured it over the chips and PB. let it sit only ONE minute and started stirring. the whole thing melted and came together very quickly. poured it over the pie that was in the freezer (part two) for about 15-30 minutes tops, and spread it from edge to edge. covered it and popped it back into the freezer for 15 and then the fridge. I’ll serve it later tonight. looks deadly! :~D

  85. alan

    i am in the middle of making this. i don’t understand one part. initially when making the crust, it gets put into the freezer for 10 minutes. then the filling goes in and then back into the freezer. but you never say for how long that step is in the freezer. you go on to make the ganache and then either into the fridge for an hour or freezer for 15-20, but what about how long to ‘freeze’ the filling?

    thanks.

  86. mary

    i want to try this it looks so good not understanding how to do the last step lol can u explain it dont get the part about put it in a glass do i put all this together and put it in a pan on the stove thank you so much

    1. alan

      put the 2 Tbsp of PB and the 1 cup of choc. chips, into a glass bowl. heat up the 1/2 cup of heavy cream on the stove to just about a simmer (little bubbles around the sides). then pour that cream over the PB/chips and let it sit for 3-5 minutes (the warm cream will melt the chips and pb), and then stir to combine. once that’s blended, pour it over the pie and either put it in the freezer again for 15-20 min. or put it in the fridge for an hour.

  87. Lora Cotton

    I’m originally from Ohio, and as most people know, Ohio is the Buckeye State; not just because of the State tree/nut, but also for the little pieces of candy heaven that are known as Buckeyes. Since your pie – as outlined above – is EXACTLY the same ingredients – – EXCEPT FOR THE OREO CRUST – that most recipes for Buckeyes contain, I will DEFINITELY be making this, but I’ll be calling it Buckeye Pie!!! LOL!!!

    1. kaitlin

      im a buckeye also :) thats what we were all calling it this weekend when i made it. I had also made buckeyes the same weekend.

    2. Michelle

      I love Buckeyes and thought the same thing as I was eating the pie.  The Oreo crust was a perfect addition to the delicious peanut butter/chocolate combination!

  88. Shay

    It’s 3:10am. I’m awake because I had surgery a few weeks ago and I just can’t get comfortable. So I do a lot of blog reading in bed, in the dark lol. Instumbled across this and….

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    I ?? Peanut butter. It’s literally a favorite food of mine. But I’m always turned off by the “typical” peanut butter pies: with cream cheese, graham cracker crust and and they all look the same. And then k see this. I’m pretty sure I heard the angels singing lol. Honestly, if it weren’t for the fact that I don’t have any Oreos at the moment, I’d already be in the kitchen making this before attempting sleep again lol. I CANNOT wait to try this! Thank you for going outside of the box!

  89. Maggie

    This looks amazing!! One question: with that fluted edge tart pan you used, did you take slices out one at a time, or flip the whole thing out somehow at once? I’m a bit afraid to try a pan like that as I can see the pie falling to pieces as I try to dig the slices out lol!!

    1. Amanda

      Hi Maggie! The great thing about a tart pan is that the sides are removable. It’s much easier to slice and remove pieces of pie from a tart pan than a standard pie pan. I set the bottom of the tart pan on top of an inverted drinking glass, and the sides pull down, leaving the pie on a plate with no sides. Here is a picture to give you an idea, although they set theirs on a bowl, and I just use a glass. :) Hope this helps!

  90. Senika @ Foodie Blog Stalker

    Literally drooling and it’s not even 9am! Friendsgiving is this weekend and I’m all about make-ahead dishes. I haven’t decided on a dessert yet… until NOW!! Thanks, Amanda!

  91. Debbie Olson

    Oh, My. . . You don’t know how many times I’ve made your salted caramel oreo pie this past year–always impressive! Now you add this one? I don’t even want to KNOW how many calories are in a piece of this–sticking fingers in ears now. Looks fabulous–thank you! (I’d make it only if I had enough company to mostly finish it off–wouldn’t be safe otherwise. . .)

    1. Amanda

      Hahahaha Debbie!!! :) Cut into slices and freeze, then just pull one out at a time when you’re feeling naughty!!! ;) It freezes great!! :)

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