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Barge Pie

If you love peanut butter cups, you’ll love this layered peanut butter cream and chocolate dessert!
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time2 hrs 55 mins
Course: desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: barge pie, chocolate pie, peanut butter bars
Servings: 9
Calories: 544kcal

Ingredients

CRUST

  • 1 1/2 cups peanut butter sandwich cookie crumbs i.e. Nutter Butter
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter melted
  • 2 tbsp sugar

LAYER #1

  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup scant confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups whipped topping

LAYER #2

  • 1 pkg 4-serving size instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 1 3/4 cups milk

LAYER #3

  • 1-2 cups whipped topping
  • 1/4 cup toffee pieces chopped peanuts or chopped peanut butter cups (optional)

Instructions

  • Spray the bottom of an 8×8-inch square baking pan with non-stick spray.
  • Mix all the crust ingredients and pack firmly in the bottom of the prepared pan.
  • In a medium bowl, combine all the Layer #1 ingredients, and beat well to incorporate. Spread on top of the crumbs in the pan.
  • In a large bowl, beat the milk and pudding mix for 1-2 minutes. Pour on top of the cream cheese layer, spreading it to even it out.
  • Chill for about 30 minutes, then top with whipped topping.
  • Chill thoroughly–at least 2 hours.
  • Sprinkle additional optional toppings on top. May also be served with caramel sauce and/or chocolate syrup.

Nutrition

Serving: 1person | Calories: 544kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 520mg | Potassium: 216mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 667IU | Calcium: 106mg | Iron: 1mg