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The Eligible Bachelor Peanut Butter Pie Jars

Layers of buttery graham cracker crust, peanut butter cream, chocolate ganache, and homemade whipped cream. It is a chocolate peanut butter lover's dream!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate peanut butter jars
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Author Melissa Stadler, Modern Honey

Ingredients

Graham Cracker Crust:

  • 9 Whole Graham Cracker Sheets crushed
  • 8 Tablespoons Butter melted
  • 1/4 cup Sugar

Peanut Butter Cream:

  • 8 ounces Cream Cheese softened
  • 1 cup Peanut Butter
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar

Chocolate Ganache:

  • 1 cup Semi-sweet or Milk Chocolate
  • 1/2 cup Heavy Cream
  • Whipped Cream:
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1/3 cup Powdered Sugar if using semisweet chocolate, can decrease to 1/4 cup

Garnish:

  • Chocolate Chips or Reese's Peanut Butter Cups

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, combine crushed graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and sugar. Press with fork to combine. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together cream cheese, peanut butter, and powdered sugar for 3 minutes or until light and fluffy.
  3. In double boiler or microwave set to lower heat, melt chocolate and heavy cream until silky smooth. If using a microwave, lower the heat level and cook in 30-second increments, stirring often to avoid overheating.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, whip cold heavy cream until soft peaks form. Add powdered sugar and beat until stiff peaks form.
  5. Layer graham cracker crust, peanut butter cream, chocolate ganache, and whipped cream in clear mason jars.Can use 4 oz, 8 oz (a half pint), or 16 oz wide mouth jars. The wide mouth is important so you can eat it easily. Top with chocolate and keep in refrigerator until serving.