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Peanut Butter Cup Pie


Peanut Butter Cup Pie

This is the pie that my husband requests every year for his birthday…but not at the birthday celebration when we have guests.  He’s normally a generous man, but this one he doesn’t want to share with company 😉  It’s so rich and oh so yummy–serve it with a giant glass of milk.  And if you decide you don’t want to share either, you’ll get no judgement from me!

Peanut Butter Cup Pie

Chocolate crumb crust

  • 1 1/2 c. graham cracker crumbs (about 1 sleeve + 1 extra whole cracker)
  • 1/4 c. granulated sugar
  • 1/4 c. cocoa powder
  • 1/3 c. stick margerine, melted

Mix all ingredients together and press into a 9-inch pie pan.  (I use my food processor to grind up the crackers, then mix in the other ingredients–super easy)  To save time, you can also use a store-bought chocolate graham or Oreo crust.


  • 1 8-oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 c. peanut butter
  • 1/2 c. powdered sugar
  • 16 oz. whipped topping (Cool Whip), divided (2 small containers or 1 large)
  • 8-10 Reese’s Peanut Butter cups

Chop peanut butter cups into small pieces using a knife or food processor, and set aside.  Combine cream cheese, peanut butter, and powdered sugar, and mix until smooth (I do this in the same food processor, but you could also use a mixer).  Fold in half (8 oz.) of the whipped topping.  Spread this mixture into the prepared crust, and top with half of the peanut butter cup pieces.  Top that with the remaining 8 oz. of whipped topping, then the rest of the peanut butter cup pieces.  Chill until ready to serve.


*There’s a $1/3 coupon for Reese’s cups from the 8/12 SS that expires 9/16.  Giant Eagle has the fun size bags on sale right now for $2.69.

*There was a recent 50¢/1 Philly cream cheese printable, but it went really fast.  I usually get my cream cheese, graham crackers, sugar, powdered sugar, and other baking items when I stock up about once a month at Aldi–their prices on those items frequently beat the grocery store.

*Skippy Peanut Butter is on sale through tomorrow at GE, and there’s a 50¢/2 printable.

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