Tuesday, November 13, 2012

{Recipe Recap} Chocolate Peanut Butter Chess Pie

I made this pie last weekend for Kim’s birthday.  We girls were supposed to get together on Monday to celebrate with dinner and treats, but the rest of the group unselfishly and kindly postponed our dinner since I wasn’t going to be able to make it.


Luckily, the McHusband was able to drop a couple pieces off at Kim’s so she got to try the pie while it was fresh, and I froze most of the rest of the pie so hopefully it’ll thaw out fine and everyone can still enjoy it this Wednesday when we finally meet up.


The pie had a chocolate crust topped by peanut butter then the filling was added and the whole thing was baked to a fudgy consistency.


While I do prefer a fudgy brownie, the crackly top had its own appeal.  I’d be lying if I said I minded cleaning up the crumbs after I cut this pie into wedges.


I used a sweet dark chocolate by Lindt and it was just right for this recipe, not to mention the squares I didn’t use were delicious to snack on while I put the pie together.  This bar offered bold flavor, but it wasn’t overpowering like some dark chocolates tend to be.


This pie looks like it was more difficult to make than it was, and it came across as relatively elegant.  No one needs to know the crust is made of chocolate Teddy Grahams…


If you’re a fan of the chocolate-peanut butter combo but prefer the former flavor to the latter, then this is the treat for you.  And if you want just a delicious fudgy chocolate pie, leave the peanut butter out altogether.

{Recipe here}

1 comment:

Gma said...

Mmmm Good! I love Chess Pie and then chocolate to boot? Sounds like a winner to me!