No-Bake Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Pie

Let me tell you a secret – I don’t like baking – and I am avoiding it anytime I can (as you may already notice from my previous recipes)! But I love pies…no-bake pies, to be precise – especially creamy like this chocolate banana peanut butter pie! Silky, smooth, creamy – delicious! Totally my jam! Here is the recipe:


Ingredients:

For the Crust:

  • 1 package honey graham crackers
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 4 tablespoons creamy peanut butter

For the Pie Filling:

  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 packages vanilla instant pudding
  • 3 medium bananas
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup whipped topping
  • ¼ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (to decorate, optional)

 

Instructions:

To make the crust:

  • Crush one package (not a box) honey graham crackers. In a large bowl, add brown sugar and crushed graham cracker crumbs. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, microwave peanut butter and butter until melted. Add to the cracker crumbs and mix until combined.
  • Press firmly into 9” pie plate and put in the fridge for 15 minutes.

To make the filling:

  • Add vanilla pudding and milk in a bowl. Mix until thickened (about 3 minutes).  Fold in the non-dairy topping and put in the fridge.
  • Meanwhile, peel and quarter 3 medium bananas, then slice and apply on the bottom of prepared pie crust.  Microwave peanut butter and chocolate chips in a small bowl until melted. Then, cool for 1 minute, and pour on top of sliced bananas.
  • Remove pudding from the fridge and pour over peanut butter – chocolate mixture.
  • Melt remaining 1/4 cup of chocolate chips. Drizzle over top of the pie and return to the fridge. Chill for at least 2 ½ hours before serving.

Enjoy!

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