Chocolate Bottomed Peanut Butter Pie

Indulge in the ultimate combination of chocolate and peanut butter with this decadent pie. A rich chocolate crust filled with creamy peanut butter filling, topped with a smooth chocolate ganache—it’s a dessert lover’s dream come true!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

This Chocolate Bottomed Peanut Butter Pie is a delightful treat for anyone who adores the classic pairing of chocolate and peanut butter. The contrasting layers of flavors and textures create a truly indulgent experience that will satisfy your sweet cravings.


For the Chocolate Crust:

  • 1 ½ cups chocolate cookie crumbs (about 20 chocolate sandwich cookies)
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter, melted

For the Peanut Butter Filling:

  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup heavy cream, whipped

For the Chocolate Ganache:

  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream


Prepare the Chocolate Crust:

  • In a bowl, mix together the chocolate cookie crumbs, sugar, and melted butter until well combined.
  • Press the mixture firmly into the bottom of a 9-inch pie dish. Chill in the refrigerator while preparing the filling.

Make the Peanut Butter Filling:

  • In a mixing bowl, beat together the creamy peanut butter and softened cream cheese until smooth.
  • Gradually add the powdered sugar and vanilla extract, mixing until well combined.
  • Gently fold in the whipped cream until smooth and creamy.

Fill the Pie Crust:

  • Spread the peanut butter filling evenly over the chilled chocolate crust.

Prepare the Chocolate Ganache:

  • In a small saucepan, heat the heavy cream until it just begins to simmer.
  • Remove from heat and pour over the chocolate chips in a heatproof bowl.
  • Let it sit for a minute, then stir until smooth and creamy.

Top with Chocolate Ganache:

  • Pour the chocolate ganache over the peanut butter filling, spreading it evenly with a spatula.

Chill and Set:

  • Refrigerate the pie for at least 4 hours, or until the filling is set.

Serve and Enjoy!

  • Once set, slice into servings and enjoy the irresistible combination of chocolate and peanut butter goodness!
  • Storage
    Refrigerate any leftovers to maintain freshness.

Recipe Tips

For extra decadence, sprinkle chopped peanuts or chocolate shavings over the top of the pie before serving. This adds a delightful crunch and enhances the visual appeal of the dessert.

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