When it comes to easy to make, delicious desserts, this No Bake Peanut Butter Pie is the winner.
I have been making this recipe for over 25 years. And every time that I take it to a potluck or holiday gathering, I always get approached and asked if I would share the recipe.
In fact, this happens so often that I bring print outs of the recipe with me.
Although, I have made it so many times that a recipe card isn’t necessary. I have actually memorized the 4 ingredients that makes up the peanut butter pie filling and could probably make it in my sleep.
How to Make No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie
And the process of mixing the ingredients couldn’t be easier!
It makes it easy to remove the peanut butter by pushing it off the sides of the measuring cup and into the mixing bowl.
Then add in one block of cream cheese. Just be sure that the cream cheese is softened to room temperature. Otherwise, the filling will have small chunks of cream cheese scattered throughout.
Once you have mixed together the peanut butter and cream cheese it is time to add in the powdered sugar.
With the mixer on slow speed, slowly (and I repeat SLOWLY) add in the powdered sugar. Mix until well incorporated.
Finally, add in the thawed whipped topping. Mix on high for one minute and then scrape down the sides of the mixing bowl.
Then mix on high for one more minute. Just as a heads up, the filling will be thick.
The Oreo Pie Crust
Now it is time to spread the peanut butter filling into an Oreo pie crust.
Although you can make your own crust, I typically buy a pre-made crust at the grocery store.
However, if you want to make your own, place 25 Oreo cookies into a food processor. Pulse until the cookies turn into fine crumbs.
Then mix in 4 tablespoons of melted butter. Press the mixture into a pie pan and bake at 350 degrees F for 5-7 minutes.
However, be sure to allow the crust to completely cool before adding the filling.
Or, you can do what I do and open the Oreo crust package and add the filling without all of the work!
Refrigerate Until Ready To Serve
Once you have the filling spread evenly in the crust, you must refrigerate it for at least one hour before serving.
And yes, you can make this no bake peanut butter pie a day or two in advance.
When you are ready to serve, I would suggest cutting the pie in smaller than normal pieces.
Although this pie is absolutely delicious, it is very rich.
And as for garnishes, feel free to add more whipped topping, chocolate shavings, chocolate ice cream topping, or crushed toffee pieces on top.
Check out the printable recipe below and let me know what you think!
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No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie
- 1 Oreo pie crust shell
- 1 cup creamy peanut butter
- 1 8 ounce package cream cheese room temperature
- 1 1/4 cup powdered sugar
- 1 8 ounce tub of whipped topping thawed
- Add the peanut butter and cream cheese in a large bowl. Beat until smooth.
- Slowly add the powdered sugar and beat until well incorporated.
- Add in the thawed whipped topping and beat the mixture on high for 1 minute. Scrape the sides of the bowl and beat on high speed until smooth.
- Pour filling into crust, evening out the top with a knife or spatula.
- Cover and chill at least one hour before serving.