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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.

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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.
  • 

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

  • 

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