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Monday, May 9, 2011

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Truffle Pie

Eat dessert first?

PB pie0508 (7)That’s what Grenville asked this weekend.

This treat was made after after fellow blogger, Daisy, posted a photo and link for it to the Pillsbury® website. Daisy said she took only one photo as the pie didn’t last long at her house. Since that could happen here too, these photos were taken first – after all, aren’t chocolate and peanut butter food groups?

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Truffle Pie

PB pie0508 (1)This is a no-bake pie, except for pre-baking the pie crust. It has several parts and all are easy.

1 Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crust
9-inch glass pie plate
Mixing bowls, electric mixer

Truffle Filling

  • 1/2 C whipping cream
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1/2  tsp vanilla

Peanut Butter Filling

  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 C creamy peanut butter
  • 1 C powdered sugar

Topping

  • 1/4 C dark chocolate chips
  • 1 tbsp shortening
  • 2 tbsp coarsely chopped salted peanuts

Heat oven to 450°F.

  1. Bake as directed on box for One-Crust Baked Shell, using 9-inch glass pie plate. Cool on cooling rack, about 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in saucepan, heat 1/2 C whipping cream over medium-high heat until hot.
  3. Remove from heat; stir in 1 C chocolate chips and the vanilla and mix until smooth. Spread truffle filling in bottom of baked crust. Freeze 15 minutes.
  4. In medium bowl, beat 1 C whipping cream with electric mixerPB pie0508 (3) on high speed until stiff peaks form. Set aside. In another medium bowl, beat cream cheese, peanut butter and powdered sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth; fold in whipped cream.
  5. Spread over truffle filling. Refrigerate until set, about 2 hours.
  6. In small microwavable bowl, microwave 1/4 cup chocolate chips and the shortening uncovered on High 30 - 60 seconds, stirring every 15 seconds, until melted. Drizzle chocolate over pie and sprinkle with peanuts.

ENJOY! – We did (after dinner)

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If you hurry, there are leftovers.
But not for long, according to Grenville

6 comments:

Anvilcloud said...

I would have even more of a weight issue living in your house.

Sandra said...

i can feel my clothes getting tighter just reading the ingredients. whipped cream??? i could just eat that by itself and all the chocolate and peanut butter? yowsa.. I love all the ingredients separately so combined it has to be killer good

Out on the prairie said...

mmmmmmmmmmmm this is a food group all in its own

L. D. Burgus said...

Oh that looks so good and I would have to have seconds for sure.

Daisy said...

Thanks for the link, Beatrice! :D I'm glad you liked the pie. It was a big hit at our house. My younger son, in particular, really liked it.

Beatrice P. Boyd said...

Sorry everyone cause didn't mean for you all to gain weight just by looking at the photos. We will be enjoying this dessert all week because a little taste does go a long way. Whoops there I go again mentioning how good it tastes.
Besides, we can all blame Daisy as her blog post gave me the ides to try this (thanks Daisy).

AC, so that's why we can't lose weight!

Sandra, yes we like all the ingredients on their own too and yes, Steve, these are ALL their own food groups...chocolate, peanut butter, cream cheese, cream.

Larry, trust me you would be fill on just the first serving as we found out.

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