No-Bake (Skinny!) Peanut Butter Pie

Normally when my husband’s birthday comes each year, I get a special request for some kind of peach dessert, usually something in the cobbler area. So you can imagine my surprise when this year he requested a dessert I make for Pie Day and get-togethers with friends… Peanut Butter Pie.

Let me start with how EASY this thing is to whip up. Plus, it’s quite light for a dessert, while holding on to all of the rich flavors of peanut butter we know so well. I originally found the recipe here, from Gina at SkinnyTaste.

Per Ryan’s orders, I swapped out the graham cracker crust for an oreo crust, and we served it with cookies and cream ice cream and the usual overwhelming amount of whipped cream. Dig in!

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What you’ll need:
1 pre-made graham cracker or oreo pie crust
1/2 cup powdered sugar
5 oz. reduced fat or neufchâtel cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup natural peanut butter (Jif is our favorite!)
1 tub (8 oz.) low fat or fat free frozen whipped topping, thawed
chocolate syrup

How to make it:
1. Beat together powdered sugar and cream cheese in a bowl.
2. Add peanut butter and beat until smooth.
3. Beat or fold in whipped topping until combined.
4. Pour filling into pie crust. Drizzle with chocolate syrup.
5. Refrigerate 2-3 hours until firm.

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