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Peanut butter silk pie, what a treat!

Peanut butter silk pie is a fantastic dessert to serve to company or bring to a party. Be sure to let everyone know there are peanuts in the recipe, to avoid any allergic reactions.

Name brand chocolate cookies or store brand chocolate cookies, both work just as well.
Name brand chocolate cookies or store brand chocolate cookies, both work just as well.
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This is a delicious treat.
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Peanut Butter Silk Pie



Filling:


8 ounces cream cheese, softened


1 cup granulated sugar


1 cup creamy peanut butter


1 tablespoon melted butter


1 teaspoon vanilla extract


1 cup heavy cream, beaten until stiff



Crust:


1 prepared chocolate cookie-crumb crust



Topping:


1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 


3 tablespoons brewed coffee


Chopped peanuts, for garnish



  • Beat cream cheese, sugar, peanut butter, butter and vanilla extract in large mixing bowl until creamy.
  • Gently fold in half the beaten cream, then fold in remaining cream until blended.
  • Spread filling in crust; smooth top.
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For topping, combine chocolate chips and coffee in microwave-proof bowl.
  • Cover with plastic wrap.
  • Microwave on HIGH for 1 to 2 minutes; stir until smooth.
  • Cool chocolate slightly, then pour over top of filling.
  • Refrigerate pie 1 hour until chocolate is firm, then cover loosely and refrigerate overnight.
  • Sprinkle with chopped peanuts for garnish.

Cookie Crumb Crust

1/3 cup butter


1 1/2 cups crushed cookies

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In a pie pan, melt butter.
  • Stir crumbs in and blend well.
  • Press against sides and bottom of pan.
  • Bake until lightly browned.