Chocolate Peanut Butter Praline Pie Recipe - USA

Chocolate and Peanut Butter Praline Pie

Chocolate Peanut Butter Praline Pie Recipe - USA
Region / culture: USA | Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 35-40 minutes | Servings: 8


Chocolate and Peanut Butter Praline Pie
Chocolate and Peanut Butter Praline Pie

Indulge in the rich and decadent flavors of Chocolate and Peanut Butter Praline Pie with this delicious recipe. This pie is the perfect combination of sweet and nutty flavors that will satisfy any dessert craving.


The combination of chocolate and peanut butter has been a classic favorite for many years. This recipe takes that classic flavor pairing and adds a crunchy twist with the addition of pecans in a praline filling. The result is a pie that is sure to become a family favorite for years to come.


How to prepare

  1. Heat the oven to 375°F (191°C).
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the brown sugar, granulated sugar, and flour. Beat in the eggs, milk, vanilla, and melted butter.
  3. Stir in the pecan pieces, chocolate chips, and peanut butter chips. Pour the mixture into the pie crust.
  4. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until the pie is set and golden brown.
  5. Allow the pie to cool completely on a wire rack.
  6. Serve with ice cream, if desired.


  • Swap out the pecans for walnuts or almonds for a different flavor profile.
  • Use dark chocolate chips for a richer chocolate flavor.
  • Add a sprinkle of sea salt on top for a sweet and salty twist.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure to use a good quality pie crust for the best results.

- Be sure to allow the pie to cool completely before serving to ensure that it sets properly.

- For an extra indulgent touch, serve the pie with a dollop of whipped topping on top.

Serving Suggestions

Serve this pie warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for an extra special treat.

Cooking Techniques

Be sure to preheat the oven before baking the pie to ensure even cooking.

- Use a pie shield or aluminum foil to prevent the crust from burning during baking.

Ingredient Substitutions

Use butter instead of margarine for a richer flavor.

- Use milk chocolate chips instead of semi-sweet for a sweeter pie.

Make Ahead Tips

This pie can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days before serving. Simply reheat in the oven before serving.

Presentation Ideas

Garnish the pie with a drizzle of melted chocolate or caramel sauce for an extra special touch.

Pairing Recommendations

Serve this pie with a hot cup of coffee or a glass of cold milk for the perfect dessert pairing.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the oven at 350°F (177°C) for 10-15 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of Chocolate and Peanut Butter Praline Pie contains approximately 350 calories.


Each serving of Chocolate and Peanut Butter Praline Pie contains approximately 45 grams of carbohydrates.


Each serving of Chocolate and Peanut Butter Praline Pie contains approximately 20 grams of fat.


Each serving of Chocolate and Peanut Butter Praline Pie contains approximately 5 grams of protein.

Vitamins and minerals

This pie is a good source of iron and calcium, providing essential nutrients for a balanced diet.


This recipe contains nuts and dairy. It may also contain gluten depending on the type of pie crust used.


Chocolate and Peanut Butter Praline Pie is a delicious dessert option that is rich in carbohydrates and fats. It is a decadent treat that should be enjoyed in moderation.


Chocolate and Peanut Butter Praline Pie is a delicious and indulgent dessert that is sure to impress. With its rich flavors and crunchy texture, this pie is a must-try for any chocolate and peanut butter lover. Enjoy a slice of this pie with a scoop of ice cream for the ultimate dessert experience.

How did I get this recipe?

The memory of finding this recipe for the first time brings a smile to my face. It was a warm summer day, and I was rummaging through an old recipe box that belonged to my great-grandmother. As I sifted through the yellowed index cards and tattered pieces of paper, one particular recipe caught my eye - Chocolate and Peanut Butter Praline Pie.

I had never heard of such a combination before, but the ingredients sounded absolutely decadent. Chocolate, peanut butter, and praline? How could it not be delicious? I immediately set to work, gathering the necessary ingredients and preparing the pie crust from scratch.

As I mixed together the creamy peanut butter filling and poured it into the baked pie shell, the aroma of roasted peanuts filled my kitchen. The chocolate ganache topping was the final touch, drizzling over the pie like a rich, velvety blanket.

I couldn't wait to taste the finished product. After letting the pie chill in the refrigerator for a few hours, I sliced into it and took my first bite. The flavors exploded in my mouth - the silky smooth peanut butter, the crunchy praline pieces, and the rich chocolate all melded together into a symphony of sweetness.

I knew that this recipe was a keeper. I shared it with my family and friends, who all raved about how delicious it was. It became a staple at our holiday gatherings and special occasions, and I even entered it into a pie baking contest at the county fair, where it won first prize.

Over the years, I have made this Chocolate and Peanut Butter Praline Pie countless times, each time tweaking the recipe ever so slightly to perfection. I have added a sprinkle of sea salt to enhance the flavors, or a splash of bourbon to give it a little kick. No matter how many variations I try, the original recipe remains my favorite.

I often wonder about the origins of this recipe. Did my great-grandmother create it herself, or did she learn it from someone else? Perhaps it was passed down through generations in our family, a hidden gem waiting to be discovered.

One day, while visiting a local bakery, I came across a similar pie on the menu. I asked the baker where he had gotten the recipe, and he told me that it was a family secret passed down from his grandmother. My heart skipped a beat - could it be that this Chocolate and Peanut Butter Praline Pie was a shared tradition among families?

I decided to do some research to uncover the history behind this beloved recipe. I reached out to relatives and friends, asking if they had ever heard of a similar pie. To my delight, I discovered that many of them had their own versions of the recipe, each with a unique twist.

It seems that this Chocolate and Peanut Butter Praline Pie has been a cherished dessert in our community for generations. Families have been making it for special occasions, sharing it with friends and neighbors, and passing it down to their children and grandchildren.

I am proud to be a part of this tradition, to have stumbled upon this delicious recipe and to have made it my own. Every time I bake this pie, I am reminded of the love and care that went into creating it, the memories shared with loved ones, and the joy it brings to those who taste it.

As I sit here, enjoying a slice of Chocolate and Peanut Butter Praline Pie, I am filled with gratitude for the generations of cooks who came before me, passing down their knowledge and recipes. I can only hope that I, too, will leave behind a legacy of delicious dishes and cherished memories for my own family to enjoy. And who knows, perhaps one day my great-grandchild will stumble upon this recipe in an old recipe box, just like I did, and continue the tradition for generations to come.


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