Frozen Peanut Butter Cup Pie

Frozen Peanut Butter Cup Pie - This ice cream like peanut butter cup pie is inspired by the popular treat; a creamy center, cookie crumb shell & topped with a layer of chocolate ganache.

Frozen Peanut Butter Cup Pie

Ingredients
For the crust
  1. 2 2/3 cups chocolate cookie crumbs
  2. 2/3 cup melted butter
  3. 3 rounded tbsp white sugar

For the filling
  1. 1 cup whipping cream
  2. 2 tbsp icing sugar powdered sugar
  3. 1 tsp vanilla extract
  4. one 10 ounce can of sweetened condensed milk
  5. 1 cup mascarpone cheese
  6. 3/4 cup peanut butter

for the Chocolate Ganache topping
  1. 2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips
  2. 2/3 cup whipping cream heated in the microwave to almost boiling

Instructions
  • Lightly grease and line the bottom and sides of a 9 inch spring form pan. Line with parchment paper and then very lightly grease the parchment paper as well.
For the crust
  • Mix together the crumbs, butter and sugar.
  • Press the crumbs into the bottom and 3/4 of the way up the sides of the prepared pan. Set aside.
  • Whip the whipping cream, icing sugar ans vanilla extract to firm peaks.
  • Slowly beat in the condensed milk.
  • Next beat in the mascarpone cheese and peanut butter.
  • Pour into the prepared crust and freeze for several hours or preferably overnight.