Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Chess Pie

by Erin

Chess pie gets a whole new look with a chocolate cookie crust, peanut butter filling, and chocolate chips. Peanut butter & chocolate lovers will rejoice over this Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Chess Pie!

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Chess Pie 3

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Today marks a special day. No it’s not my blogiversary nor is it my birthday (but it will be in just over 1 week). Today is my 1000th post! The last time I celebrated a post # mile marker it was for post #100 – Stuffed Oatmeal Raisinet Cookies. Here we are 900 posts later and you’d think I would have lined up something extra spectacular to celebrate. Unfortunately I did not plan ahead by contacting my favorite products/companies to host a giveaway and alas I did not possess the fundage to provide it myself. So you know what you’re going to get? A pie straight to the face!

Yes I am going to hit you in the face with a pie and you’re going to like it. And by that I mean I’m going to show you the pictures and recipe for this pie and you will be so intensely drawn in that before you realize what’s going on, your face is pressed against the computer screen attempting to devour it. How do I know this? Because (assuming you love PB+Choc) it’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Chess Pie!

Chess pie doesn’t have to be “just pie” (derived from Southerners’ dialect: it’s jes’ pie). I already proved that by making a meyer lemon version but decided to take it a step further by using a chocolate cookie crust, throwing peanut butter into the filling, and sprinkling chocolate chips all over the place. Evidently there was room for more sugar. Happy 1000th, I’ll see you next time.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Chess Pie 1

One year ago: Chicken Mango Quesadillas

Two years ago: Chicken & Spinach Alfredo Pizza

Three years ago: Cake Batter Fruit Dip

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Chess Pie


Yield: 1 pie Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat



  • 8 oz. (approximately 16) whole Oreos, finely ground in food processor
  • 4 Tbsp butter, melted


  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 Tbsp white vinegar
  • 1-1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips, divided


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly butter a 9-inch pie pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine cookie crumbs and melted butter until crumbs are evenly moistened. Press evenly into prepared pan. Bake for 7-8 minutes or until set. Remove from oven and cool completely.
  3. In a medium bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, whisk together the egg yolks, sugar, melted butter, peanut butter, vinegar, and vanilla until blended. Stir in all but 2 tablespoons of the chocolate chips, then gently fold in egg whites.
  5. Pour mixture into the pie crust and sprinkle remaining chocolate chips over the top. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until knife inserted in the center comes out clean and is browned on top.
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Source: Adapted from my Meyer Lemon Chess Pie.

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Steve March 10, 2024 - 2:50 pm

Had to cook longer to get it to set!! Is this normal?

Erin March 10, 2024 - 8:16 pm

Hi Steve, in my oven it took 30-35 minutes so I cannot say that longer is necessarily normal. However, with the variability of another person’s oven, pie pan type, etc some baking times may vary outside of the suggested range. Heck, the weather can even impact the baking time! I hope it still came out well!

dina May 9, 2014 - 10:25 am

looks like a yummy pie!

Stephanie @ Macaroni and Cheesecake May 8, 2014 - 3:08 pm

I LOVE chess pie! This looks like an incredible version! What a great idea to add PB & Chocolate!

spiffycookie May 8, 2014 - 3:39 pm

Thank you Stephanie! I thought it was a pretty goo idea myself :-P

Jocelyn@Brucrewlife May 4, 2014 - 1:34 am

Congrats on 1000 posts, girl! :) And this pie looks like the perfect way to celebrate!! I could go for a slice of this heaven right now!

Jennifer | Bake or Break April 29, 2014 - 10:50 am

I adore chess pie, and this one is so very tempting. Peanut butter and chocolate make everything better, right? (And, happy 1000th!)

Kayle (The Cooking Actress) April 26, 2014 - 6:33 pm

1. HAPPY 1000TH!

2. *jaw drops* hooooolyyyyyyyy MOLY! This chess pie is just…like…OVER THE TOP goooooooodness ahhhhhh I WANT SOME!

spiffycookie April 27, 2014 - 12:29 am

Hahah thank you Kayle!!

Cate @ Chez CateyLou April 26, 2014 - 4:34 pm

1,000 posts?! Souch a great accomplishment!! Congrats, Erin! And this looks like the most amazing way to celebrate – I love chocolate peanut butter anything!!

CakePants April 26, 2014 - 3:04 pm

Oh my gosh this sounds SO GOOD. Chess pie hasn’t typically been one of my favorite pies (I tend towards fruitier ones), but with this twist on chess pie, that could all change! What a great idea :)

stephanie April 25, 2014 - 8:37 pm

Congrats!!! I’ve loved every post! :)

Emily @ Life on Food April 25, 2014 - 8:04 pm

Congratulations!! This pie looks amazing. A great way to celebrate!!

Georgia @ The Comfort of Cooking April 25, 2014 - 6:13 pm

The whole pie looks amazing, Erin! But that Oreo crust is what’s reaaaallllyyy hooking me! What an incredible dessert. And so easy!

whatjessicabakednext April 25, 2014 - 11:44 am

Yum, this looks delicious!


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