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Aug
3
2015

M&M’s Cookie Crusted Peanut Butter Pie

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This M&M’s Cookie Crusted Peanut Butter Pie is the perfect dessert for entertaining your family and friends.  Loads of beautiful chocolate curls with colorful M&M’s throughout.
M&M Cookie Crusted Peanut Butter Pie

It’s always so much fun partnering with M&M’s to create delicious recipes for their new Pinterest page.  I sure love adding M&M’s to my recipes for hints of colorful chocolate in every bite.  Takes me back to my childhood when I’d help my grandma bake in her kitchen.  So many great memories baking with M&M’s.

M&M’s recently launched their new Pinterest Page, be sure to check it out HERE to get some yummy baking inspiration!

Can’t wait for you to try this show stopping pie.  Your guests are going to be so happy!

Hope you enjoy!

M&M Cookie Crusted Peanut Butter Pie

Start the cookie crust by creaming your butter and sugars.

M&M Cookie Crusted Peanut Butter Pie

Add your egg and vanilla next.

M&M Cookie Crusted Peanut Butter Pie

Time for your dry ingredients.

M&M Cookie Crusted Peanut Butter Pie

Time for some M&M’s!  I used the classic Milk chocolate ones for my cookie crust.

M&M Cookie Crusted Peanut Butter Pie

Gently stir them into your dough.

M&M Cookie Crusted Peanut Butter Pie

Place your dough into a lightly greased pie plate.

M&M Cookie Crusted Peanut Butter Pie

Press dough evenly up sides and bottom like so.  Bake for about 35-40 minutes until baked through.  Let cool completely.

M&M Cookie Crusted Peanut Butter Pie

To prepare pie filling combine softened cream cheese, peanut butter, sugar and buttermilk until well combined.

M&M Cookie Crusted Peanut Butter Pie

Pour filling into cooled cookie crust.

M&M Cookie Crusted Peanut Butter Pie

 Spread evenly.

M&M Cookie Crusted Peanut Butter Pie

Line edges of filling with M&M’s and top center with chocolate curls.

M&M Cookie Crusted Peanut Butter Pie

Dessert perfection!

M&M Cookie Crusted Peanut Butter Pie

Enjoy!!

M&M Cookie Crusted Peanut Butter Pie

M&M’s Cookie Crusted Peanut Butter Pie

Prep time: 10 min | Cook time: 45 min | Total time: 55 min

Ingredients

  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 1/4 cups Milk Chocolate M&M’s

Peanut Butter Pie Filling

  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and lightly spray pie dish with cooking spray.
  2. Cream butter and sugars in large mixing bowl. Stir in egg and vanilla. Slowly add flour, pudding mix, baking soda and salt. Mix slightly then stir in M&M’s until well combined. Transfer dough to pie dish and press up sides and bottom. Bake for 40-45 minutes until baked through. As soon as you remove from oven, press center gently with a spoon. Let cool completely.
  3. To prepare peanut butter pie filling stir together the peanut butter, sugar, cream cheese and buttermilk until well combined. Place in center of cookie crust, spreading evenly. Place cream and sugar into stand mixer with stiff peaks form. Sprinkle with additional M&M’s. Refrigerate for 2 hours before serving.

Makes 8 Servings

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  1. 1
    Deon says:

    This looks not only delish but also so party-ish and fun! I did notice that in step three, you give directions to make and then to spread sweetened whipped cream over the pie; however, neither your ingredient list nor your photos reflect that. Just fyi. 🙂

  2. 2
    Liz S. says:

    Epic cookie pie recipe!

  3. 3
    Kelster says:

    Great looking pie. I have a question about the filling. The step by step says To prepare pie filling combine softened cream cheese, peanut butter, and buttermilk until well combined.” I didn’t see buttermilk mentioned elsewhere. Is that an error?

  4. 4
  5. 5

    Such an awesome pie! I love those chocolate curls on top 🙂

  6. 6

    Those curls!! That crust!! I’ll take it all, please 🙂

  7. 7

    This pie is basically ALL THE THINGS. I want to eat it all..probably for breakfast, because I can’t wait until a more acceptable time to shove it into my face! Pinned!

  8. 8
    Naomi says:

    Bookmarked for my boys – love that M&M cookie crust!

  9. 9
    Joan Hayes says:

    This looks so fun and yummy, and I love that the M&M’s are baked into the crust too! What a great recipe for M&M lovers!

  10. 10
    Rachel says:

    This looks so yummy and would be perfect for a party!!! 🙂

  11. 11

    I’m not sure what could be better Jenny! Looks so fun and delicious!

  12. 12

    Oh my goodness! This SOOO needs to happen in my house ASAP! And who doesn’t love M&M’s!

  13. 13

    Jenny, this pie looks so great! Loving that crust!

  14. 14
    Gaby says:

    M and M’s make everything better!! Definitely looks delicious!!

  15. 15
    Maria says:

    Cant go wrong with a cookie crust!

  16. 16

    That M&M’s cookie crust looks completely fun and delicious!!

  17. 17

    I loved seeing this unfold on SnapChat!!! My boys would go crazy for this!!

  18. 18

    This is just about the most creative pie I’ve ever laid eyes on. Love that crust!

  19. 19

    LOVE the peanut butter filling. And those chocolate curls, OMG!!!

  20. 20

    This pie!! Ahh! That crust is amazing and those curly chocolate peels on top are to die for!

  21. 21
    Misha says:

    What a fun pie! I have to make this!

  22. 22

    Oh my gosh, just that cookie crust alone. But then the filling, and then the topping! E-P-I-C.

  23. 23
    Leo Sigh says:

    That not only looks delicious but it looks like such a pretty dessert to show off to your guests before cutting it. Will have to try this, as I can definitely get M&Ms here in Bangkok (which is not true of many American candies). Thanks 🙂

  24. 24
    Donna says:

    on the recipe for the M&M Peanut Butter pie, after you fill the crust with the Peanut Butter Cream Cheese filling, then it says to add cream and sugar in blender until stiff peaks form. But, their is nothing on the recipe about cream and sugar??? Just wondering

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  26. 26
    Ali says:

    Where did you buy the chocolate curls?

  27. 27
    Terri says:

    What size baking dish did you use. I used a 9″ pie plate and the cookie baked up even with the top of the pie plate.

  28. 28
    Jill says:

    why at the end of the recipe for M and M’s cookie crusted peanut butter pie… does it say “ADD SUGAR AND CREAM AND WHIP UNTIL PEAKS.. THERE IS NO PART IN THAT RECIPE FOR THAT.. PLEASE EXPLAIN AND SEND ME AN ANWER I JUST FINISHED MAKING THESE AND THEN GOT TO THAT STEP WHICH IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE RECIPE.. THANK YOU..

  29. 29
    Patrice says:

    I have never added vanilla pudding mix to a cookie recipe, I am curious as to what it does?
    This recipe looks great ! Can’t wait to make it !!


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