Mini Chocolate Peanut Butter Pies

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This Mini Chocolate Peanut Butter Pies recipe is just beyond words. There are so many delicious things going on in this peanut butter pies recipe. Firstly, there is a layer of toffee flavored graham cracker crust, then a special pie filling made of peanut butter and a luscious drizzle of dreamy creamy chocolate ganache in the end. What a genius idea to combine toffee crust with chocolate and peanut butter! This recipe is a peanut butter dessert innovation in the world many other dessert recipes. The perfect layering of different ingredients with each bringing in its rich flavor makes this dessert unique and decadent. This recipe is one of the best peanut butter dessert recipes ever. Serve these mini pies with a dollop of whipped cream, or a scoop of ice cream and your guests are going to adore it. Quite surprisingly, the prep time for this peanut butter pies recipe is very short period and relatively easy to make as well. You will be happy to know that in just a little time you can create such a stunning masterpiece of sweetness.

There are so many ways to make this recipe interesting. You can use different types of crust in the place of toffee crust like ‘Digestive’ or ‘Rich Tea biscuits’, lady fingers, or even shortbread. Try using Sara Lee pound cake, Milk Arrowroots, Vanilla wafers, soda crackers, etc. which are all excellent options. You can use different kinds of toasted and blanched nuts like almonds, pecans, walnuts, etc. on top as a garnish. Add a topping of coconut flakes if you wish or even candy sprinkles. Decorate the top with cut up fruits like Raspberries or Kiwi bits as they go well with this peanut butter dessert recipe. If you like Nutella, you could replace the chocolate layer by whipping Nutella and condensed milk together and drizzle it on top. In this recipe use the fair trade organic chocolate chips with at least 70 percent or more cacao in it as it is healthy. The more the cacao content in chocolate the less sugar and processing it goes through. If you wish, you could use dark chocolate instead of the regular chocolate. Dark chocolate is a potent source of antioxidants and improves cardiovascular health as well.

Peanut butter is cholesterol free, and the nutrition in peanut butter is something you cannot dismiss. Peanut butter is very high in vitamin B6, which helps in maintaining blood sugar levels within the normal range. With the amount of nutrition in peanut butter, it's good to bake more peanut butter dessert recipes. It's a great way of sneaking in all that peanut butter goodness into your family's well being. Thank you to Jen at the Carlsbad Cravings food blog for sharing this Mini Chocolate Peanut Butter Pies recipe with us. Do visit Jen's blog for more peanut butter dessert recipes and easy dessert pie recipes. If you’re all about chocolate and peanut butter then definitely try making this recipe, it's worth it!**

Nutrition Facts for: Mini Chocolate Peanut Butter Pies from Carlsbad Cravings
Ingredients: Graham crackers, unsalted butter, brown sugar, toffee bits, heavy cream, cream cheese, peanut butter, confectioners' sugar, pure vanilla extract, cinnamon, salt, chocolate, heavy cream, salted peanuts. Optional: mini chocolate chips
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 12 servings. * Per Serving: Calories 428, Calories from Fat 276, Total Fat 30.7g 47%, Saturated Fat 13.2g 66%, Cholesterol 46mg 15%, Sodium 183mg 8%, Potassium 264mg 8%, Carbohydrates 32.3g 11%, Dietary Fiber 2.2g 9%, Sugars 24.3g, Protein 9.5g, Vitamin A 10%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 7%, Iron 7%

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