Individual Peanut Butter Pies

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This might easily be the most sinful treat I have ever made in my whole life.

Just imagine the luscious layers of crushed Oreo cookies, peanut butter and whipped cream mixture… with some additional whipped cream and chocolate on top. Magic!

Needles to say that here, in our house, we enjoyed this dessert a lot. In between the delighted oohs and aahs we managed to agree that we are allowing ourselves to have something similar in not less than a year. The calories and the sin, you know.

And you know what? We can’t wait until that day comes…
 

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Here’s what’s needed for the magic to happen.

 

 

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1. First, the Oreos… try to resist.

I did not.

 

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Place the Oreo cookies into the bowl of a food processor and pulse into fine crumbs.

 

 

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2. In a small bowl, combine the cookie crumbs and melted butter.

Although the original recipe calls for the butter, when I make this recipe next time, I will try it without the butter. I think it will taste just fine and I will reduce the calories a little.

 

 

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3. Stir to combine.

 

 

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4. Evenly divide the crumbs between about five serving dishes.

 

 

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5. In the bowl of your electric mixer with the whisk attachment or in a large bowl with an electric mixer, beat the whipping cream until stiff peaks form.

Transfer the whipped cream to a small bowl and place it into the refrigerator while you prepare the rest of the filling.

 

 

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6. Now some lovely and smooth peanut butter enters the game.

 

 

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Place the cream cheese and peanut butter in the mixing bowl and beat until smooth.

 

 

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7. Then add the confectioners’ sugar and the vanilla extract and beat until combined.

8. Stir the whipped cream into the filling mixture until well blended and there are no streaks.

 

 

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9. Evenly pipe or spoon the filling into individual serving dishes. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 3 hours before serving.

If desired, garnish with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.

 

 

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Enjoy, dear friends!

This tastes amazing!

(Recipe inspired by mybakingaddiction.com. Servings – 5.)

19 Responses to Individual Peanut Butter Pies

  1. 1
    Dena says:

    Oreo crust, too. Wow. Delicious! And I love the in the glass cups. Well done. Petra!

  2. 2

    You have a beautiful blog :) Congratulations!

  3. 3
    zoomyummy says:

    … thank you ladies :) Petra

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    kat says:

    this is such a great idea! i love mini desserts! :)

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    jenn says:

    oh my goodness, i really should not know about these but am SO GLAD i do. will be making these as a special treat very very soon. thank you!

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    Dulce fresa says:

    Oh my! these look so delicious! great idea..

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    Clementine says:

    Please let us know how it was without the butter when you make them next :)

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    Trish says:

    I feel like it’s going to be torture until I can get the ingredients and whip these up!

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    shannon says:

    These individual sized peanut butter pies look incredible; thanks for sharing. The pictures and directions look fairly easy to follow! Thanks for posting; will give it a shot for my next dinner party.
    -Shannon the Crumb Cake Queen

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    SSSS says:

    Looks amazing! Do you have a printer friendly version?

    • 10.1
      Petra says:

      Hi!

      All my recipes and articles are print friendly, just click the last icon in a row of icons which you can find below each post.

      Before printing, you can also delete any part you don’t wish to print by clicking those parts.

      Enjoy!

      Petra :)

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    Jett W. says:

    Oh my goodness those look good! I love peanut butter & Oreos :-)

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    Annette says:

    Can these be made the day before and refridgerated until time of use?

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    foodnovice says:

    made these for a group of friends we had over for dinner. definite thumbs up from all but only one finished the whole lot, a little on the rich side. will make them smaller next time. thanks Petra for another goodie!

  15. 15
    Fe says:

    now my life is colorfully awesome coz of you..your blog :))

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    RAHM says:

    Oh my!! I love it!!! thank you for you and your blog.

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    pes 13 says:

    thank you ladies :) ….

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