Spicy Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

Natalie Paramore | NatalieParamore.com Updated

Spicy Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie will take your Valentine's Day to the next level. Spicy cayenne, peanut butter, and chocolate will help spice up your Valentine's Day!

Sweet heat is one my favorite flavor combinations. Whether in a savory dish or dessert, I love contrasting tastes like spicy chocolate and peanut butter! Being from Texas, where it can be hot anytime of the year, I’ve eaten my fair share of icebox pies.

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Simple ingredients and their no-bake nature make them the perfect dessert that anyone can whip up. And they're always crowd-pleasers.

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The one-two punch of chocolate and peanut butter is certainly a familiar dessert favorite and definitely a crowd pleaser (just ask these Buckeye bars). I am a total sucker for peanut butter anything, so naturally it works its way into my diet in everything from smoothies to twists on my childhood go-to, peanut butter and jelly - and by that, I mean no-bake peanut butter and jelly pie!

I’ve recently fallen in love chipotle chocolate covered almonds, I can’t get enough of them. The subtle spicy with the dark chocolate and nutty flavor makes for an addictive snack.

The sweet, salty and spicy snack was the inspiration for this quick icebox pie.

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I’ve never had a spicy pie, so I wanted to give it a try. I always like trying new things and seeing what I can come up with.

I’ve been playing around with cayenne in some other recipes, and I love how the heat of it gets you at the end. That slow burn. Love it.

Maybe it’s the Texan in me. Not sure, but that’s probably a topic for another post all its own!

If you really can’t get onboard with the sweet heat, well good news, this recipe still works without it! So win-win either way.

The cayenne folds into the cookie crust and gives this dessert a nice little punch at the end. Perfect way to spice things up any night!

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Spicy Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

    8 Servings

Ingredients

For the Crust:
  • 10 ounces Chocolate Wafer Cookies
  • 1/2 cup Butter
  • 1 tablespoon Cayenne Pepper
For the Filling :
  • 16 ounces Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 8 ounces Whipped Topping
  • 4 ounces Dip Chocolate
  • 1 ounce Dry Roasted Salted Peanuts

Directions

  1. Crush chocolate cookies. Use a food processor or crush by hang with a rolling pen in a Ziploc bag.
  2. Combine crushed cookies with cayenne pepper and melted butter. Press into pie pan.
  3. Mix peanut butter and whipped topping until well combined. About 1 minute on medium high in a stand mixer with a hand mixer.
  4. Smooth peanut butter filling into pie pan with crust.
  5. Melt dip chocolate according to package and drizzle over top. Sprinkle peanuts on top.
  6. Freeze for one hour and then serve chilled. 

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Author: Natalie Paramore
Recipe Yields: 8 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 60 minutes
Total Time: 80 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 413
Calories 718

% Daily Value*
79%
Total Fat 52g
88%
  Saturated Fat 18g
19%
Sodium 467mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate 47g
5%
  Dietary Fiber 4g
  Sugars 24g
33%
Protein 16g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
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Natalie is one of our favorite Texans. You can visit natalieparamore.com for all manner of good eats, but on Food Fanatic you'll find her writing about pies and tarts you can be fanatical about.