Chocolate Peanut Butter Cream Pie Recipe

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cream Pie Recipe

My family loves gluten and dairy free chocolate peanut butter cream pie.  So much so that when I went away for the weekend recently it was requested I make one before I leave.  Since it’s so easy I was happy to do so. I like it because it’s also vegan and grain free. This recipe makes two pies in an 8 inch pie plate or one pie and pudding cups on the side.

I start with Elana’s Pantry Chocolate Cream Pie recipe.  The crust is made with almond flour so you know it’s full of great nutrients and protein.  I double the crust recipe when making this into two pies.

The peanut butter layer was requested by my son.  He loves chocolate and peanut butter together.   I heated the peanut butter and then mix in powdered sugar.  1 Cup of peanut butter and 2 TB of powdered sugar.  Mix them together and smooth into the bottom of the cooked and cooled pie crusts.

Follow the directions for the chocolate cream filling.  If you do not make two pies you will have leftover filling which is basically wonderful pudding.  Put it into cups to eat later.  Or  you can use a deep dish pie plate and make one big pie.  I might have to do this the next time.  Although with two smaller pies we get to enjoy it longer.

I let the pies set up in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours.  This of course is the hardest part, the waiting.

As you see if left in the refrigerator without a cover a skin forms on the top just like with any pudding you would make.  If you don’t like that make sure you cover it.

This pie is also great topped with Coconut Milk Whipped Cream or just eat it plain.  Be forewarned, it is really good and it won’t last long.  

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cream Pie Recipe

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14 Responses to Chocolate Peanut Butter Cream Pie Recipe

  1. glutenfreeforgood April 5, 2011 at 7:45 am #

    Gosh, that crust looks gorgeous. Does it work for a wide range of pie fillings (although, I must admit, the chocolate peanut butter option sounds divine). I'm a big fan of that combo as well. I made some dark chocolate peanut butter cups recently and you're right, that mixture is hard to resist. I'm thinking I better make this pie when I'm planning a big dinner so there are no left-overs. =)

    Your boys are lucky you make their favorites before you leave town!
    Peace, love and perfect pies!
    Melissa

  2. Shirley @ gfe April 5, 2011 at 9:42 am #

    It sounds and looks heavenly, Diane! Next time you go away, I'm asking you to make this pie and leave it for me. ;-)

    Shirley

  3. Mew Maurer April 5, 2011 at 10:49 am #

    Hey its so yummy and delicious! I thought you have a lists of recipe and procedure! I wanna try it!

  4. Alisa Fleming April 5, 2011 at 12:13 pm #

    Oh my goodness. Good call by your son for that peanut butter layer. I might also be tempted to put some shaved chocolate on top.

  5. Kim April 5, 2011 at 4:37 pm #

    Sounds like a great breakfast to me! There is PB in it, right? ;)

  6. tastyeatsathome April 13, 2011 at 10:36 am #

    Oh this sounds like something I'd love to make and then quickly give away so I would save myself from eating it all. Yum.

  7. YoshiBlade April 26, 2011 at 4:54 pm #

    This chocolate peanut butter cream pie looks delicious. Thanks for the recipe.

  8. Laura August 26, 2011 at 5:02 pm #

    This looks like it could make our transition to gluten/dairy free less painful! :)

  9. Dorothy November 5, 2011 at 3:35 pm #

    Looking at the pix of the chocolate peanut butter cream pie makes my mouth water. If my husband sees it
    I will have to spend the rest of my life in the kitchen making this a 'bake it daily' dessert.

    • Diane Eblin November 6, 2011 at 7:50 am #

      I'll be sure to have one around for Thanksgiving!

  10. Natalie November 21, 2011 at 10:34 pm #

    I just became Gluten Free and Dairy free, thinking that I could have no more sweets until I found this dessert!
    Thank you so much Diane! Natalie

    • Diane Eblin November 22, 2011 at 10:15 am #

      Natalie there really is not very much you can't remake gluten and dairy free. I'm actually just got done making the crust for these pies. Enjoy.

  11. Makaye November 21, 2011 at 10:36 pm #

    I am doing a bake off with my family. This will be great! Thanks Diane.

    • Diane Eblin November 22, 2011 at 10:14 am #

      Makaye a bake off sounds like lots of fun. Yum.

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