Peanut Butter and Chocolate Pie


Ingredients: 2 cups crushed chocolate cookies,1/4 pound cream cheese,2 3/4 cups heavy cream,2 tablespoons milk,1 cup plus 1 tablespoon peanut butter,2 tablespoons chopped peanuts,3/4 cup powdered sugar,6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a mixing bowl, combine the cookie crust with 1 tablespoon of the peanut butter.
  2. Combine the mixture thoroughly and press into a 9-inch springform pan.
  3. Bake the crust for 8-10 minutes. In an electric mixer with a whip attachment, whip the cream cheese and sugar until smooth.
  4. Add the remaining 1 cup peanut butter, milk and nuts and whip for 1 minute. Turn the peanut butter mixture into a mixing bowl. Whip 2 cups of the heavy cream and fold into the peanut butter mixture.
  5. Pour the filling into the prepared crust and refrigerate for 2 hours or until the pie is set. In a sauce pan, over medium heat, melt the chocolate with the remaining cream, stirring constantly, until the chocolate is completely melted.
  6. Remove from the heat and cool for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  7. Remove the pie from the springform pan and place on a wire rack over a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  8. Pour the chocolate topping over the pie, covering the top and sides completely. Refrigerate the pie for 2 hours or until the chocolate coating is set.


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