Recipe courtesy of Raine Gottess

Celebration Cheesepie

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 1 hr 20 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 1 hr 5 min
  • Yield: 8 servings
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Ingredients

Crust:

15 to 18 shortbread cookies, finely crushed

2/3 cup melted butter

Layer 1:

2 ounces softened cream cheese

2 cups whipped topping

1/2 cup powdered sugar

1/2 cup smooth peanut butter

Layer 2:

4 ounces softened cream cheese

4 cups whipped topping

1/2 cup powdered sugar

2 ounces melted German sweet chocolate

Whipped Cream, for garnish

Directions

  1. Crust:
  2. In a bowl, stir together cookies and butter with a fork until moistened then press into an 8 or 10-inch pie crust. Freeze.
  3. Layer 1:
  4. Beat together all ingredients, spread onto the frozen crust, and freeze for 5 minutes.
  5. Layer 2:
  6. Beat together all ingredients except for the chocolate. Stir in the chocolate. Place this mixture on top of the peanut butter layer.
  7. Top with whipped cream and refrigerate until firm.
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