Low Carb Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie!


Yum, peanut butter and chocolate! I have always loved this combination, even more than peanut butter and jelly. Maybe I had one to many of those sandwiches growing up?

I find that there are people who either love peanut butter or don’t understand those of us who do. My husband is one of those individuals. The funny thing is he may not like peanut butter straight out of a jar, yet he loves when I bake with it. For instance he loved my low carb peanut butter cookie and the pie I am about to share with you.

Personally, I don’t really understand this about him. He loves peanuts but not peanut butter, go figure! Maybe it’s a texture thing. All I can say is we have been married now for thirty years and I am still discovering things about him.

These days, peanut butter and chocolate need to go hand in hand a little differently for us. As a low-carber of three years now, most recipes need to be tweaked. I understand that peanut butter can be a little higher in carbohydrates but we are now in maintenance mode so peanuts and peanut butter do not affect us. Thankfully, it does not throw us out of ketosis (burning fat for fuel versus sugar, glucose)

I hope you enjoy this pie as much as we did! If so, make sure you share away!


Low Carb Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie

Serving Size 1 slice of pie

Low Carb Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie!

A low carb peanut butter chocolate swirl cream pie.

15 minPrep Time

25 minCook Time

40 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

    Crust
  • 1 stick of butter, melted (1/2 cup)
  • 1 ½ cups almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoon sugar substitute ( I use swerve)
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt
  • Cheesecake Filling
  • 2 8 ounce packages of full fat cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar substitute (I use swerve)
  • 1 1/2 cups all natural peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 cups whipping cream
  • ¼ cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Dark chocolate shavings (optional)

Instructions

  1. Crust: Combine melted butter, almond flour, and sugar substitute to make the crust. Press into a large pan, I used a glass oval one that was 11”x12” Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes or until lightly browned around the edges. Allow to cool completely.
  2. Filling: In a medium bowl, beat softened cream cheese, sugar substitute, and the peanut butter until fully incorporated and smooth.
  3. In an upright beater, beat the whipping cream on high until stiff peaks form.
  4. Next gently fold by hand the whipped cream into the cream cheese peanut butter mixture until well blended.
  5. Chocolate Swirl: In a small bowl use ½ a cup of the peanut butter cream cheese batter and mix with the ¼ cup of unsweetened cocoa powder. (optional add another tablespoon of sugar substitute) This will become the chocolate swirl in your pie.
  6. Spread the peanut butter cream cheese batter evenly into the crust.
  7. Next add the chocolate swirl on top of your pie and with a tooth pick swirl it into the batter being careful not to disturb the crust.
  8. Place in the refrigerator for at least two hours before serving. Optional garnish with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.
Cuisine: Dessert | Recipe Type: Low Carb Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie!
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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 slice of pie
Servings Per Container 12

Amount Per Serving
Calories 532 Calories from Fat 441.9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 49.1g 76%
Saturated Fat 19.8g 99%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 77mg 26%
Sodium 328mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 10.8g 4%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 3.6g
Protein 14.5g 29%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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3 Comments

  1. This looks yummy!! I've been missing you!! Blessings, Debbie

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