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Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

This amazing pie starts with an Oreo crust, topped with a peanut butter cream cheese layer, then a smooth, chocolate layer, making it those most perfect pie!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate peanut butter pie, peanut butter pie
Prep Time 20 minutes

Equipment

  • 9 inch spring form pan or just a 9 inch round pan

Ingredients

Crust

  • 25 Oreos
  • 5 tablespoons butter, melted

Peanut Butter Layer

  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 brick (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 carton (8 oz) Cool Whip

Chocolate Layer

  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 brick (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • ¼ cup cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 carton (8 oz) cool whip

Topping

  • 5 Oreos
  • chocolate candy bar

Instructions

  • Pull out and measure all of your ingredients.

Crust

  • Place the Oreos in a blender or food processor and blend for a few seconds until crushed.
  • Add the melted butter, and blend for 5 seconds to combine.
  • Spray a springform pan with non-stick cooking spray. Pour the Oreo crumbs into the pan and press down evenly.

Peanut Butter Layer

  • In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese and peanut butter together with a hand mixer until whipped.
  • Add the powdered sugar.
  • Mix it into the peanut butter.
  • Fold the Cool Whip into the peanut butter mixture.
  • Stir until blended.
  • Pour the peanut butter on the crust and smooth out.
  • Refrigerate for 30 minutes to 1 hour, until well set.

Chocolate Layer

  • Place the cream cheese in a large mixing bowl, and beat with a mixer.
  • Add the powdered sugar, cocoa and vanilla.
  • Beat until blended.
  • Place the chocolate chips in a small bowl and melt in the microwave in 10 seconds. Stir and melt for an additional 10 seconds.
  • When the chocolate chips have melted, add it to the cream cheese and beat well.
  • Fold in the Cool Whip.
  • Stir until blended.
  • Smooth the chocolate mixture over the peanut butter layer.

Topping

  • Crush the Oreos and sprinkle over the top. To make chocolate curls, use a vegetable peeler and peel off some of the chocolate bar.
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve. Enjoy every bite.

Notes

  • It is best to allow each layer to firm up in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to 1 hour before adding the next layer so they don't mix or bleed into each other
  • This pie freezes beautifully
  • Store pie covered with plastic wrap in the refrigerator for up to 5 days