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Lighter Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

If you’ve been searching for a better-for-you-dessert recipe that still feels totally indulgent, look no further. This peanut butter pie is the perfect mixture of sweet and savory. The crust – made with any kind of nuts, oat flower, cocoa powder, and milk – is dense, but the peanut butter and Greek yogurt filling is light and airy.

by Mercedes Sandoval

Ingredients

for 10 servings

Crust

  • 2 cups
    nuts, of choice (280 g)
  • 1 cup
    oat flour (90 g)
  • ½ cup
    dark cocoa powder (60 g)
  • ⅓ cup
    honey, or preferred natural sweetener (113 g)
  • 2 tablespoons
    milk, of choice, as needed
  • ¼ teaspoon
    salt

Filling

  • 2 cups
    greek yogurt (570 g)
  • 1 ½ cups
    peanut butter (360 g)
  • ¼ cup
    honey, or preferred natural sweetener (85 g)
  • 1 teaspoon
    vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 dark chocolate chip, to taste

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Preparation

  1. Place nuts in the bowl of a food processor and pulse until chunky.
  2. Add in the oat flour, dark cocoa powder, honey, milk, and salt. Pulse until just thoroughly mixed.
  3. Add mixture to a greased pie tin and press down firmly to form the crust.
  4. Chill for 1 hour.
  5. In a large bowl, combine Greek yogurt, peanut butter, honey, vanilla, and salt until consistency is smooth.
  6. Add filling to pie crust and smooth into an even layer.
  7. Top with dark chocolate chips.
  8. Chill for at least 1 hour.
  9. Enjoy!
 

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