Frozen Peanut Butter Cheesecake Pie


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Chocolate and peanut butter. There are a million ways to combine them and none ever get old! This pie is like a fluffy frozen peanut butter cheesecake – just defrost, slice and serve!

It’s still so hot here in Kansas City that we can’t tell whether summer is coming or going. We’ve still got one foot in the swimming pool and the other in the apple orchard (evidence is these Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars).

For me it’s actually one foot in a pile of laundry and the other…in another pile of laundry. Truth.

adding peanut butter mixture to chocolate crust

June is six weeks old and I can hardly believe how fast the time has flown by. She’s full of sweet smiles, starting to make all sorts of baby talk noises and seems to love hanging out with Frank and I at bedtime far more than she likes falling asleep.

The older girls and I have been doing some cooking and baking while June naps. They seem to have a newfound interest in all things kitchen related. I love it! Check out the pics at the end of the post!

a slice of pie on a wooden tray

Frozen desserts are great for making with little helpers. The crust in this recipe requires a short 10 minutes in the oven and that step can be done ahead of time. And what four-year-old (or adult) doesn’t get excited about peanut butter and chocolate pie?

Frozen Peanut Butter Cheesecake Pie with a few slices removed

This pie is light and fluffy, rich without being too rich, and full of pure peanut butter flavor. It’s great with just a drizzle of chocolate sauce, but I couldn’t resist topping it with mini peanut butter cups from Trader Joe’s and a dollop of fresh whipped cream.

a slice of pie on a wooden tray with a fork

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Frozen Peanut Butter Cheesecake Pie

Chocolate and peanut butter. There are a million ways to combine them and none ever get old! This pie is like a fluffy frozen peanut butter cheesecake - just defrost, slice and serve!
Prep: 20 minutes
Freeze Time: 3 hours
Total: 3 hours 20 minutes
Servings: 12


  • 9-inch Springform Pan
  • Food Processor
  • Stand Mixer or Handheld Mixer



  • 8 oz Chocolate Sandwich Cookies (like Oreos)
  • 2 Tbsp Butter, melted


  • 1 1/3 cups Heavy Cream
  • 1 8 oz package Cream Cheese, room temperature
  • 1 cup Peanut Butter
  • ½ cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract

For topping:

  • Mini Peanut Butter Cups
  • Hot Fudge
  • Whipped Cream


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Pulse cookies and melted butter until finely ground. Press into the bottom of a springform pan. (Tip: If you think your springform pan might be prone to leaks, wrap the base up above where the base and top meet with foil to prevent melted butter from leaking out while it bakes.)
  • Bake for 10 minutes. Allow to cool completely.
  • While crust is cooling, beat heavy cream in a standing mixer or with a handheld mixer on high until it forms stiff peaks, 3 to 4 minutes. Set whipped cream aside and return bowl to mixer (or get another bowl for a handheld mixer).
  • Beat together cream cheese, peanut butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla until smooth. Gently fold whipped cream into cream cheese mixture.
  • Pour filling over cooled crust. Smooth out the top.
  • Freeze the pie until set, at least 3 hours and up to 4 days.
  • Let the pie defrost at room temperature for 20 minutes before slicing and serving.
  • Slice pie and top with mini peanut butter cups, hot fudge, and / or whipped cream.


Note: This recipe was developed to fit in a springform pan, but you can also make it in a standard pie dish, though you may have some filling leftover. To simplify things even more, use a premade chocolate pie crust (no baking the pie crust!).


Serving: 1g | Calories: 344kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 213mg | Potassium: 200mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 447IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 2mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Author: Jess Smith via Inquiring Chef
Cost: $6.50
Calories: 344
Keyword: chocolate, freezer pie, no-bake, peanut butter dessert
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Here are the 4-year-old chefs showing off a lasagna we made last week while June snoozes from the sidelines.

little girl holding lasagna

little girl holding lasagna

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Jess is the recipe creator and photographer at She spent nearly a decade as the Chief Recipe Developer for the award-winning meal planning app Cook Smarts. Her colorful, healthyish recipes have been featured in popular online publications including Parade, Hallmark, and HuffPost.

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  1. Hi Jess! Can you use low fat or no fat cream cheese in this recipe? Also where do you buy the mini pb cups? Can’t wait to make this. Xo

    1. Hi Cynthia – I didn’t test the recipe with no fat or low fat cream cheese, but it’s a pretty forgiving recipe, so my guess would be that those would work. PB cups came from Trader Joes and they are SO good!

  2. 5 stars
    I was just reading another blog about the glories of peanut butter. Glad to find another peanut butter fiend. Good luck with the laundry. It’s never ending. 🙁