TGI Fridays Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

I want to put it out there, pies are delicious and awesome! And speaking of pies, it’s no secret that TGI Fridays has one of the best Chocolate Peanut Butter Pies in the world! Sadly the pandemic has made everyone wary of going out and enjoying their favorite food at the restaurants. With this homemade TGI Fridays chocolate peanut butter pie recipe, you won’t have to miss out! 

Let’s get cooking!

TGI Fridays Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 10 slices
Calories 527 kcal

Ingredients
  

For the crust

  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 6 tbsp butter, melted

For the chocolate ganache

  • 2/3 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips

For the peanut butter mousse

  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tbsp butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Optional add-ins

  • 1/2 container cool whip softened
  • 5 Reese's’ peanut butter cups, crumbled

Instructions
 

For the crust

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F
  • Line a 9 inches pie pan with parchment paper or lightly grease with oil
  • You can crumble your graham crackers in a food processor 
  • In a large bowl, add the processed crackers and melted butter, mix together with a spatula
  • Add sugar and smooth peanut butter to the butter mixture and combine with a spatula, the crumb mixture should stick together
  • Press the crumb mixture in the pie pan with the back of a spoon till smooth and even
  • Place the pan into the oven and bake for 10 minutes
  • Once the crust is firm remove it from the oven, smooth out any bubbles on the surface with the back of a spoon
  • Let the crust cool

For the chocolate ganache

  • In a saucepan, heat the whipping cream over medium heat
  • When the cream starts to bubble up, add the chocolate chips and start to mix them
  • The chips should melt into the cream, and the ganache should look smooth
  • Pour the ganache over the cooled crust, spread it with a spatula to even out the surface
  • Place the pan into the fridge to let the ganache cool

For the peanut butter mousse

  • In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese with a hand mixer till soft peaks form
  • Add the peanut butter, vanilla, butter, and sugar one at a time to ensure smoothness
  • Once all the ingredients have been added, mix the mousse for 2 minutes at high speed
  • Take the cooled crust and ganache out of the fridge and evenly spread the mousse over it with a spatula
  • Lastly, add cool whip and crumbled peanut butter cups if using
  • Serve chilled!

Tips for this recipe

  • The TGIFridays’ Peanut Butter Pie can be stored in the fridge in an airtight container
  • You can freeze the pie as well, just remember to let it defrost overnight in the fridge whenever you plan to eat it
  • The Pie tastes best with homemade organic Peanut Butter
  • If Reese’s peanut butter cups aren’t your cup of tea, try the White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups instead!
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A delectable TGI Fridays Peanut Butter Pie is ready! It’s creamy and tastes just as good as the original, no need to crave it when you can make it!

Here Are Some More Recipes You Should Try

If you’re a peanut butter pie kind of a person try the Yoders’ Peanut Butter Pie and Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Pie, they both taste divine.

Looking to experiment with pie, have a look at the Pumpkin Pie with Silken Tofu Recipe. Enjoying silken tofu desserts? Make sure to try the tasty Silken Tofu and Chocolate Mousse Pie.

You don’t have to be one dimensional with your desserts, have a go at the Almond Meringue Cookies, they’re bright crunchy and gluten-free! Add fresh berries to the pan and make a colorful and yummy Raspberry and Almond Tart. For a savory and cheesy take on pies try Weight Watchers Spinach Quiche, it’s flavorful and low on calories. 

Peanut butter is a delicious spread and makes a great ingredient in several recipes:

So, we can’t wait for you to give this TGI Fridays chocolate peanut butter pie recipe a try. Do give us your feedback on how it turned out. Happy cooking!

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