Friday, January 16, 2009

Favorite Ingredient Friday - Pie Edition

My husband loves all things Peanut Butter. So, when I found this pie recipe, I knew that he would love it and guess what - it's right up his alley!
No Bake Peanut Butter Lover’s Pie
Ingredients:
  • 1 8 ounce package cream cheese
  • 1 ½ cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 16 ounce container cool whip, thawed
  • Nutter Butter cookies
  • 6 tablespoons of butter

Directions:

  • Beat together cream cheese and powdered sugar.
  • Mix in peanut butter and milk. Beat until smooth.
  • Fold in the cool whip.
  • Place Nutter Butter cookies in a large Ziploc bag and crush with a rolling pin.
  • Melt butter and add to crushed Nutter Butter cookies.
  • Press Nutter Butter crumbs into a 9” pie plate.
  • Spoon peanut butter mixture into pie crust.
  • Cover, and freeze until firm. Enjoy!

If you don't want that extra peanut butter, or if you just don't want to jack with crushing those cookies - put the peanut butter mixture into a graham cracker pie shell. - It's really good too!

PS: I wouldn't make this pie now - you know, beginning of the year, weight loss plan and all but if you want to make it and not completely fall of the wagon - try using low fat cream cheese (I don't recommend substituting with fat free cream cheese because it changes the taste too drastically), reduced fat or all natural/organic peanut butter, fat free cool whip and open a couple of 100 calorie packages of nutter butter cookies and crush those instead of using the real thing. Its still sinfully delicious, but you won't feel AS guilty! ;)

1 comment:

pinkexplosion said...

I wish you lived closer and we could just share these yummy treats all the time!