Mom’s Peanut Butter Pie

One of my favorite deserts in the whole world is my mom’s peanut butter pie. Last time I was home, we made it together. She was kind enough to let me share the recipe here!

What you need:

8 oz cream cheese, softened
1 c sugar
1 c creamy peanut butter
1 T melted butter or margarine
1 t vanilla extract
1 c heavy cream, beaten until stiff
1 9-inch prepared chocolate cookie crumb crust
Topping:
1 c semisweet chocolate chips
3 T brewed coffee
chopped peanuts, optional
Directions:
1-Make the filling- Beat the cream cheese, sugar, peanut butter, butter and vanilla in large bowl until creamy.  Gently fold in cream until blended.  Spread in crust and smooth top.
Mom's Peanut Butter Pie - Charleston Crafted
2-Make the topping- Combine chocolate chips and coffee in microwave proof bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and mircrowave 2 minutes and stir until smooth.  Cool and pour over filling.
Mom's Peanut Butter Pie - Charleston Crafted
Refrigerate pie until firm, then cover and refrigerate.  Sprinkle with peanuts if you’d like!
Mom's Peanut Butter Pie - Charleston Crafted
Enjoy! What’s your favorite pie?

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