Sloppy Peanut Butter Pie

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Sometimes the messiest things are the best.

I mean, I know the benefits to a good picture.

No one wants to see what your kids REALLY look like.

They want to see your kids with their hair combed, clean clothes and socks with no holes.

But let’s be real.

On any given day you will find my kids walking around my house in soccer shorts, no shirt and Cheerios stuck in their uncombed hair…at 3:00 in the afternoon.

I mean, it is summer and all, so it’s a little more acceptable, but you knowww.

 

So basically the same thing applies with desserts.  Or really food in general.

If it’s all sloppy and messy, apparently it’s not as appealing.

Like what if I made a cake here and posted what an ACTUAL slice looked like?  Not the perfect slice that takes you 17 minutes to get from pan to plate, because you don’t want any crumbs or icing smears…

Because if you had an icing smear…gasp!  It wouldn’t look delicious.

Well, I am here today to break the mold.

This “pie” isn’t perfect.  It’s actually not even a pie.
I mean, there is kind of a crust…is that the defining characteristic of a pie?

Well, whatever, I’m calling it a pie.

Sloppy Peanut Butter Pie.
Photobucket This whole thing is a pretty easy situation.

There’s no baking, which is awesome…

Start with a 9×13 pan and pour in some melted butter…
Photobucket Then add in some crushed Oreo cookies…cream and all. Stir it up with the butter…
Photobucket Then press it evenly into the bottom of the pan.
Photobucket Make some whipped cream and set that aside…
Photobucket The mix together some sugar, cream cheese and peanut butter.
Photobucket Fold your whipped cream into the peanut butter mixture until smooth and even and spread it over your crust…
Photobucket Then if you WANT, drizzle it with chocolate syrup. I used the chocolate sauce I made HERE, but feel free to use any chocolate sauce you like.
Photobucket Then chill it for about an hour and eat it.
Photobucket It’s not pretty, but it’s delicious.

 

Sloppy Peanut Butter Pie
 
makes 12 servings
Ingredients
  • 25 Chocolate sandwich cookie, crushed
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2½ cups powdered sugar
  • ¾ cup peanut butter
  • 1 pint heavy whipping cream, cold
  • chocolate sauce
Instructions
  1. Pour melted butter into 9x13 pan.
  2. Pour crushed cookies in with butter and stir until evenly combined. Press into bottom of pan.
  3. In stand mixer fitted with whisk attachment pour your cold heavy whipping cream into attached bowl and beat on medium high for approximately 2 minutes until stiff peaks form. Set whipped cream aside.
  4. In your stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment, beat together cream cheese, peanut butter and powdered sugar until smooth.
  5. Fold in your whipped cream into the cream cheese mixture until evenly incorporated and spread over prepared crust.
  6. Drizzle with chocolate sauce, if desired.
  7. Chill at least 1 hour before serving.
Notes
store in a covered container in refrigerator for up to 3 days.

 

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Guest
August 7, 2012 7:58 pm

Oh my that looks amazing! And the sloppiest desserts are usually the best :)

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Juliana
August 7, 2012 8:19 pm

Oh my that looks delicious! I’m definitely going to have to try that! :)

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Lichelle
August 13, 2012 5:26 am

I am from New Zealand and have just recently stumbled across your scrummy website! This is awesome – we dont really bake this decadently over here – but I have printed off many of your recipes to try! YUM! Thanks so much for starting this site!

Guest
August 7, 2012 8:41 pm

If looks could kill… well, uh, I’d be super dead because those drizzly pictures are gorgeous. Way better than some “perfect” cake slice. Whatev, gimme a spoon and let’s get dirty.

Me and the pie. Not me and you. Juuust wanted to clarify.

Guest
August 7, 2012 8:44 pm

this looks amazing!! i love the simplicity of it and how “messy” it looks – it makes it look more authentic and something like you’d have as a childhood treat or something that you’d make with your mom…love your creativity with every dish!!

Guest
August 7, 2012 8:48 pm

This is perfect for summer. There is nothing wrong with some messy pics (and these are NOT messy!!) – they’re gorgeous. But yes, the messiest/sloppiest food is usually the best.

Cream cheese, PB, Oreos, butter…awesomeness.

Guest
August 7, 2012 8:59 pm

I feel slightly better knowing we’re not the only ones walking around like that at three in the afternoon. :-)

Guest
August 7, 2012 9:09 pm

Peanut butter pies are the best and this one looks delicious and simple!

Guest
August 7, 2012 9:24 pm

Holy cow that looks amazing!!! Messy is how we like it here 😀

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Sharon Chaffee
August 7, 2012 9:42 pm

OK this look ridiculous…and delicious! Can’t wait to try it.

But one question (and I hope I’m not such a drip that I missed it) how much butter do you melt for the crust?

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Sharon Chaffee
August 7, 2012 9:42 pm

OK this look ridiculous…and delicious! Can’t wait to try it.

But one question (and I hope I’m not such a drip that I missed it) how much butter do you melt for the crust?

Guest
August 7, 2012 9:43 pm

I’m a pretty messy person in general so this pie is totally meant for me! I know it.

Guest
August 7, 2012 10:07 pm

You really are trying to kill me. This…this…is amazing. The messier the better. Makes me feel better about my kid…my house… :)

Guest
August 7, 2012 10:38 pm

My brain read that as “sloopy peanut butter pie” at first and I got excited thinking I found another buckeye football fan, getting ready for football season with a spirited peanut butter and chocolate treat inspired by the buckeye candies. But regardless, I still love this as a sloppy pie!

Guest
August 7, 2012 11:23 pm

My mouth is watering. I would love to dig a spoon straight into this pie. It reminds me of my favorite oreo PB pie recipe, but I never make my own crust : )

Guest
August 7, 2012 11:28 pm

I need to make this. I just gained 5 lbs

Guest
August 7, 2012 11:46 pm

I love that this dessert is sloppy. Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, your dessert comes out sloppy. This dessert doesn’t require perfection, but the combo of chocolate and PB are perfect in my mind!

Guest
August 8, 2012 1:02 am

I’m a huge slob so I’m all over anything with sloppy in the name. It looks so creamy! And I love that there’s no baking involved. And I love the drizzle on top!

I don’t even try with the perfect cake slice thing. I just cut a piece like normal and put it in a plate and call it a day. I admire the bloggers with perfect cake slices, but that’s just not me.

Guest
August 8, 2012 4:36 am

I actually think that looks great! Bet it tastes even better though 😀

Guest
August 8, 2012 6:48 am

I’d love to try this! Unfortunately, my boyfriend has a peanut butter hatred, so I’ll have to find some test subjects!

Guest
August 8, 2012 7:01 am

Perfect slices are so completely overrated! I’ll take some of this, please.

Guest
August 8, 2012 8:43 am

I so gave up on pretty pictures, things still taste good even if the picture looks crummy. But then again, I have like the crappiest camera ever, and that is my excuse.

Guest
August 8, 2012 8:56 am

This dessert looks plenty pretty to me! I don’t think you can go wrong with no-bake chocolate and peanut butter.

Also, you can get around any aesthetic issues by saying it’s “rustic.” 😉

Guest
August 8, 2012 9:22 am

My belly is still aching from the NYC sweet tour lol……..but I think I NEED this!! and you sold me at no bake!!

Guest
August 8, 2012 9:44 am

Definitely a keeper! And this doesn’t even look close to sloppy– beautiful pictures! As always :) And I LOVE that glass bowl you have on your KA. I’m gonna have to go find that on Amazon right now!

Guest
August 8, 2012 9:51 am

Bring on the sloppy. This looks good enough to shove aside my rice cake and slop it on up :)

Guest
August 8, 2012 9:54 am

I need a spoon or shovel to dig in!

Guest
August 8, 2012 10:36 am

That is some gorgeous slop there. I’ll take a bowl full.

Guest
August 8, 2012 10:49 am

Thanks for making me drool all over my computer. I was sitting here, trying to get some work done… and then I come across this gorgeous, ridiculously decadent dessert.

Guest
August 8, 2012 12:39 pm

yes–sloppy pies for the win! you make me feel better about my inability to get a perfect slice of anything :)

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Jill
August 8, 2012 2:12 pm

Oh My Word!! I need to unsubscribe for a bit while I am on my Weight Watchers program!! It is soooo tempting when I get the email notice to open it up!! Then I’m in trouble!!

Guest
August 8, 2012 2:21 pm

as sloppy as it is, it still looks pretty! and it sounds amazing. oven shmoven, you make amazing treats even with limited resources!

Guest
August 8, 2012 2:28 pm

OMG!! This looks “to die for”

Guest
August 8, 2012 2:51 pm

OMG!that one looks yummie and creamy and absolutely.amazing!I’m a new follower:-) I hope you have a chance to visit my blog too.

cheers!

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Sweetsugarbelle
August 8, 2012 3:08 pm

I have to make a conscious effort not to leave a comment that says, “NOM, NOM, NOM” when I come to your blog, lol!

Guest
August 8, 2012 4:20 pm

Now that’s a stunner!

Guest
August 8, 2012 5:22 pm

Messy food is sometimes the best – but this isn’t even messy, just delicious looking and it’s tempting me in a major way :)

Guest
August 8, 2012 5:34 pm

Ok, I need this in front of me asap! Fabulous girl!! xoxo

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megan
August 8, 2012 6:15 pm

The messiest desserts are the BEST desserts…all smooshy and melty…LOVE it!! And, my kids look very similar to your description most days…it’s even worse cause we Homeschool so they look that way alllll year LOL! On Sunday we got to church and my 4 year old (whose hair I DID comb) had a band aid stuck in her hair…seriously..

Can’t wait to make this…all for me and all over my pants :)

Guest
August 8, 2012 6:33 pm

Oh my, this looks amazing!!

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suzanne
August 8, 2012 7:43 pm

I can taste that pie by just looking at it. Yummy!!!!! thanks Suzanne

Guest
August 8, 2012 7:59 pm

Shelly, you’re right. Sometimes you just need to cut loose and let things get a little sloppy. …and eat this pie while you’re doing it!

Guest
August 8, 2012 9:08 pm

Shelly, your pictures are just gorgeous! And so is that pie, messy or not. Love!!

Guest

I can never get the perfect slice, just doesn’t work for me :) So I am all over this. Forget about the chocolate and peanut butter amazingness!

Guest
August 8, 2012 11:57 pm

This looks AMAZEballs. Whoa.

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August 9, 2012 2:12 am

I think you just proved that “the sloppier the better” is an awfully good motto to live by. This looks darn good!

Guest

Messier is definitely better with this one. Holy cow YUM!!

Guest
August 9, 2012 8:00 am

Swoon!! I would take this Sloppy Peanut Butter Pie any day!! :)

Guest
August 9, 2012 11:44 am

Looooooooove this. I would totally eat it from the pan with a spoon.

Guest
August 9, 2012 1:43 pm

Personally, I like messy better! And this is beautiful!!! Peanut Butter Pie is one of my favorite desserts ever!

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