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No-Bake Snickers Pie

Snickers Pie!  Well a pie that tastes like Snickers…well kinda.  A Oreo cookie crust, layered with caramel sundae sauce, filled with a fluffy vanilla layer and then topped off with chopped Snickers, chopped peanuts and more caramel sauce!  And did I mention it’s no bake?!  I had been dying to make a Snickers Pie because it is reminiscent of one of my most favorite desserts I had ever had from a restaurant many, many, many years ago.  And this recipe tasted just like that Snickers Pie!

I made this Snickers Pie for Thanksgiving, so of course I had to made my Pumpkin Pie too!  I brought both pies down to the firehouse for James and the boys at Station One to have for dessert on Thanksgiving Day.  They were one happy crew and raved about the Snickers Pie!

This Snickers Pie is good any time of year though, especially because it is no bake, which is perfect when you need to make a dessert, but it is too hot to turn the oven on.

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So, technically this is a no-bake recipe, however I made the Oreo Pie Crust from scratch and chose to bake the crust for a few minutes to crisp it up.  This is completely optional (or you could even just use a store bought Oreo crust–I won’t tell).  You can always make the crust from scratch and just pop it in the freezer for a few hours to set, rather than bake it too.

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Oreo crust, chopped up Snickers, caramel, peanuts, cool whip, cream cheese, sugar.  Yup.  Sign me up!

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Happy firefighters!

No-Bake Snickers Pie

Print Recipe
Serves: 8 Cooking Time: 8-minutes

Ingredients

  • OREO CRUST:
  • 25 whole Oreo cookies (do not remove the creamy centers)
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • NO-BAKE SNICKERS PIE:
  • 1 eight-ounce block of cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup butterscotch caramel sundae sauce, divided
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 eight-ounce package Cool Whip, thawed
  • 3 Snickers bars chopped, divided
  • 1/4 cup roasted salted peanuts, chopped and divided

Instructions

1

PREPARE CRUST:

2

Smash all 25 Oreo cookies to smithereens (fine crumb) using either a food processor or put cookies in a ziplock bag and use a hard object to smash the cookies to crumbs. Melt butter in the microwave and add crumbs to the melted butter. Stir butter and crumbs together with a fork until it resembles coarse sand. Spray a 9-inch pie plate with baking spray and press crumbs firmly onto the bottom and sides of the pie plate.

3

For a crispier crust, bake in oven at 350-degress for 8-minutes. Let pie crust cool, then put in the refrigerator to set and cool completely before filling. For a no-bake crust, pop prepared Oreo crust into the refrigerator for 30-minutes to firm up before filling.

4

PREPARE PIE:

5

Spread 2 tablespoons of the caramel sundae sauce on the bottom of the cooled Oreo crust. Sprinkle two tablespoons of the chopped peanuts and one of the chopped Snickers bars over the caramel sauce. Set aside.

6

In the bowl of your stand mixer, use the paddle attachment to beat the cream cheese until smooth and creamy. Add 1/4 cup of the caramel sundae sauce to the cream cheese and beat until smooth. Scrape down the sides of the mixing bowl and add powdered sugar slowly to the cream cheese, beating until smooth. Add the Cool Whip and beat the mixture until creamy and fluffy, stopping to scrape down the sides of the bowl as needed.

7

Remove bowl from mixer and fold one chopped Snickers bar into the mixture, by hand. Pour filling onto prepared, cooled crust, spreading mixture evenly in the crust. Top with the remaining butterscotch caramel sauce, spreading the sauce across the top of the pie and using a knife to swirl the sauce into the creamy mixture. Sprinkle remaining peanuts and and chopped Snickers over the top of the pie.

8

Refrigerate pie for at least one hour before serving. Store in refrigerator.

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Mmmmmm.  James was sweet enough to take a shot of the pie after they sliced into it too!

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And this guy stopped by to visit dad at just the right time and scored a slice of pie.  It’s between Ethan and James as to who my biggest fan is.  Ethan gives the cutest descriptions when telling me what he thinks of whatever I bake.  It is pretty hilarious.

What’s your favorite no bake pie??  What’s your favorite candy bar??  I am a candy loving girl….if I had to answer that, we would be here all day hehehe.

XOXO,

Kelly

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4 Comments

  • Reply
    James
    December 3, 2016 at 7:23 AM

    By far the favorite amoung the guys. You will definitely have to make this again… It was seriously perfect!

    • Reply
      Kelly
      December 3, 2016 at 4:56 PM

      Thanks!! Glad you and the guys (and Ethan!!!) liked it so much! A winner for sure 🙂 XOXO

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