Delicious Dairy-Free Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

Welcome, fellow foodies and health enthusiasts! Today, I have a mouthwatering recipe that will satisfy your sweet cravings while keeping your health goals on track – the Dairy-Free Peanut Butter Pie. This indulgent dessert is gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan, making it an excellent choice for those with dietary restrictions or those who want a guilt-free treat.

In my years of experience as a nutritionist and food blogger, I’ve come across many desserts that claim to be healthy but still pack in the sugar and unhealthy fats. That’s where this recipe comes in. By using wholesome ingredients like silken tofu, coconut milk, and creamy peanut butter, we can create a luscious pie filling without compromising on taste or nutrition.

Besides being healthy, this pie is unbelievably easy to make. You don’t need to be a baking pro or spend hours in the kitchen. The process is straightforward – blend the filling ingredients until smooth, pour the mixture into a ready-made crust and refrigerate for a few hours until set. Voila! You have a restaurant-quality pie that’s sure to impress your guests or satisfy your sweet tooth cravings.

Get ready to indulge in a rich chocolate peanut butter flavor explosion topped with whipped cream and garnished with chopped peanuts. This pie is not only perfect for special occasions but also great for weeknight desserts or gatherings with friends.

Now that you’re intrigued let’s dive into the details for my Dairy-Free Peanut Butter Pie recipe.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Dairy Free Peanut Butter Pie
Dairy Free Peanut Butter Pie

Are you looking for a delicious and healthy dessert recipe that’s easy to make and free of dairy? Look no further than this Dairy-Free Peanut Butter Pie recipe. This pie is perfect for anyone who is vegan, lactose intolerant, or simply looking for a healthier dessert option.

One of the best things about this recipe is that it’s incredibly versatile. You can use any type of creamy peanut butter that you like, whether it’s natural or processed. You can also use any type of crust that you prefer, such as a graham cracker crust or an Oreo crust. And if you’re feeling adventurous, you can even try making your own crust from scratch.

The pie filling is made with firm silken tofu and coconut cream, which makes it incredibly creamy and decadent. And thanks to the addition of xanthan gum, the filling is also nice and thick, so it won’t sag or collapse as soon as you slice into it.

But perhaps the best thing about this Peanut Butter Pie recipe is its taste. The filling has a rich peanut butter flavor that’s balanced out by the sweetness of maple syrup and bittersweet chocolate. It’s the perfect combination of salty and sweet, and will satisfy even the most stubborn sweet tooth.

In short, if you’re looking for a healthy dessert recipe that doesn’t skimp on flavor, this Dairy-Free Peanut Butter Pie recipe is it. Try making it for your next dinner party or family gathering, and watch as your guests rave about how delicious it is.

Ingredient List

 Get ready to indulge in this creamy Dairy-Free Peanut Butter Pie!
Get ready to indulge in this creamy Dairy-Free Peanut Butter Pie!

Now, let’s dive into the ingredient list for this delicious dairy-free peanut butter pie recipe. Make sure you have all of the items below to ensure your baking experience is successful!

For the crust:

  • 2 cups graham cracker or Oreo crust (gluten-free for gluten-free option)
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted

For the filling:

  • 1 (12 ounces) package firm silken tofu
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter (vegan and free-peanut for allergies option)
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 (14 ounces) can full-fat coconut milk, refrigerated overnight
  • 1/3 cup bittersweet chocolate chips, melted (vegan and dairy-free chocolate chips for allergies option)
  • 2 tablespoons coconut cream
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter

For the topping:

  • 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/2 cup canned coconut cream, refrigerated overnight
  • 8 oz. vegan cream cheese, softened at room temperature
  • ⅔ cup bittersweet chocolate chips, melted (vegan and dairy-free chocolate chips for allergies option)

In addition to these ingredients, you may also want to have xanthan gum on hand. It will help thicken the pie filling and keep it from falling apart. This ingredient is optional but it would help a lot when serving guests as it provides stability in temperatures.

For example, no worry if it’s really hot outside! Your cherry chocolate peanut butter pie will maintain its shape.

The Recipe How-To

 This pie is a heaven for peanut butter lovers.
This pie is a heaven for peanut butter lovers.

Now that we’ve covered the ingredients, let’s dive into the recipe how-to. This dairy-free peanut butter pie recipe is a showstopper no matter what occasion it’s for – from dinner parties to cozy nights in. Perfectly creamy and decadent, you’ll forget it’s made to fit all of your dietary restrictions.

Prepare the Crust

  1. Begin by taking 20-24 crushed Oreo cookies (or graham crackers if you prefer) and mixing them with 4 tablespoons of melted coconut oil.
  2. Press the mixture onto the bottom of a 9-inch pie pan, working up the sides.
  3. Put the crust in the refrigerator while you prepare the filling.

Make the Filling

  1. In a food processor, combine 12 ounces of firm silken tofu, 1 cup creamy peanut butter, and ⅓ cup maple syrup until completely smooth.
  2. Then add in ⅔ cup of canned coconut milk, ¼ cup coconut cream, and 1 ½ teaspoons of xanthan gum to thicken up the mixture.
  3. Blend all of these together until they form a velvety smooth filling.
  4. Pour this filling into your prepared crust and smooth it over with an offset spatula.

Garnish & Chill

  1. Melt 3 ounces of bittersweet chocolate carefully in a double boiler or microwave in 30-second intervals.
  2. Then drizzle this melted chocolate on top of your pie using a fork or squeeze bottle to make a beautiful pattern.
  3. Of course, feel free to customize your garnishes with chopped peanuts, extra creamy peanut butter swirls or a sprinkle of sea salt!
  4. Finally, cover your pie and place it in the fridge for at least two hours until set.

Enjoy your delicious no-bake dairy-free peanut butter pie recipe!

Substitutions and Variations

 It's hard to believe that this delicious dessert is dairy-free.
It’s hard to believe that this delicious dessert is dairy-free.

Whether you have dietary restrictions, want to switch things up, or simply don’t have all the ingredients on hand, this recipe is quite versatile when it comes to substitutions and variations. Here are a few options to consider:

– Peanut Butter: If you prefer a different nut butter, feel free to use that instead of peanut butter. Almond butter, cashew butter, and sunflower seed butter are all great options.

– Chocolate: If bittersweet chocolate isn’t your thing, you can use milk chocolate or semisweet chocolate instead.

– Dairy-free cream cheese: If you can’t find vegan cream cheese or prefer not to use it, you can replace it with an equal amount of firm silken tofu.

– Crust: While I used an Oreo crust for this pie, you can certainly use a graham cracker crust instead. If you’re looking for a gluten-free option, try using a crust made from almond flour.

– Sweetener: If you don’t have maple syrup on hand or prefer not to use it, honey or agave nectar can be used instead.

– No-bake: If you don’t want to turn on the oven or if it’s too hot outside, you can make this pie without baking it. After making the filling according to the instructions, simply pour it into the pie crust and refrigerate it for at least 2 hours before serving.

Remember that these substitutions may alter the taste and texture of the final product slightly. Experimenting with different variations is part of the fun!

Serving and Pairing

 It's time to try this no-bake pie, perfect for any occasion.
It’s time to try this no-bake pie, perfect for any occasion.

This dairy-free peanut butter pie is perfect for any occasion. It’s a delightful dessert that will satisfy your sweet tooth without leaving you feeling guilty. Serve it chilled with some fresh berries, drizzle it with chocolate sauce, or sprinkle some chopped peanuts on top.

For a decadent twist, try pairing this pie with a glass of almond milk or coconut milk. The richness of the peanut butter and the creaminess of the filling pair wonderfully with the nutty flavors of these non-dairy milks.

If you’re feeling adventurous, why not try adding some salty pretzels to your serving plate? The contrast between the smooth and rich filling and the crunchy pretzels will create an intriguing texture and flavor combination.

For those following a keto or gluten-free diet, this peanut butter pie can be served in small portions as a part of a larger spread of healthy options. Add some fresh fruit, nuts, and cheese to your spread to offer variety and nutrition without sacrificing flavor.

No matter how you choose to serve it, this peanut butter pie is sure to impress. Perfect for potlucks, family gatherings or an indulgent evening dessert, everyone will enjoy its creamy texture and delicious flavor.

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 This pie is so easy to make that you'll be making it all year round.
This pie is so easy to make that you’ll be making it all year round.

Do you want to enjoy your delicious peanut butter pie recipe immediately or save it for later? Not to worry! I have some tips on how to make-ahead, store, and reheat this delightful dessert.

To make-ahead the pie, prepare and bake it in advance, then cover it tightly with plastic wrap or aluminum foil. Store it in the refrigerator for up to 3 days before serving. This makes it perfect for dinner parties or holiday gatherings where you don’t want to spend too much time in the kitchen.

If you find yourself with leftover pie, store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. You can also freeze any leftover slices for up to a month. Simply wrap each slice in plastic wrap or foil and place them in a container or freezer bag.

When it comes time to reheat your pie, there are two options: room temperature or heated. If you prefer room temperature desserts, simply take the pie out of the fridge and let it sit at room temperature for a few minutes before serving. If you like your desserts warm, preheat your oven to 350°F (177°C) and bake for 10-15 minutes until heated through.

Remember that this is a delicate pie which means that reheating too much might cause it to dry out. To avoid this problem, brush the crust with coconut oil, add some xanthan gum, or use non-dairy cream while reheating which will keep your peanut butter filling moist and creamy.

As always, if you have any questions about making-ahead, storing, or reheating your dairy-free peanut butter pie recipe, feel free to reach out!

Tips for Perfect Results

 The filling is out-of-this-world creamy without any dairy or gluten.
The filling is out-of-this-world creamy without any dairy or gluten.

Creating the perfect Dairy Free Peanut Butter Pie can be a bit intimidating, especially if you are new to dairy-free and gluten-free baking. Luckily, there are a few tips and tricks that I have acquired over the years of experimentation to help you achieve that perfect silky smooth filling.

Tip #1: Use Firm Silken Tofu

One of the secrets to achieving great texture in this recipe is using firm silken tofu. Not only does it add creaminess to the filling, but it also adds a source of protein. No need to worry about any soy flavor overtaking your peanut butter pie – the creamy peanut butter will still remain the star of this pie.

Tip #2: Add Xanthan Gum

Xanthan gum is a common ingredient used in gluten-free baking as a thickening agent. In this case, it helps hold the filling together by emulsifying the liquids and preventing separation. You only need a little bit of xanthan gum to do the job – too much can create a gummy texture.

Tip #3: Refrigerate Overnight

After you’ve assembled your dairy free peanut butter pie, cover it with plastic wrap and refrigerate it overnight before serving. This step will allow your filling to set fully, ensuring clean slices when it’s time to serve.

Tip #4: Use Good Quality Chocolate

The chocolate ganache on top of this peanut butter pie provides an extra layer of richness and indulgence. Be sure to use good quality bittersweet chocolate for maximum flavor impact. Trust me, it’s worth the splurge.

Tip #5: Let It Come To Room Temperature

If your peanut butter pie has been sitting in the fridge for more than an hour or two, let it sit out at room temperature for 10-15 minutes before serving. This will allow for easier slicing and melting in your mouth enjoyment.

With these tips in mind, you are well on your way to creating the perfect Dairy Free Peanut Butter Pie. Enjoy!

Bottom Line

So there you have it, my delicious and easy Dairy-Free Peanut Butter Pie Recipe. Not only is it gluten-free and vegan-friendly, but it’s also full of nutritious and healthy ingredients that will leave you feeling satisfied and happy.

With a rich and creamy peanut butter filling, a crunchy graham cracker or Oreo cookie crust, and a decadent chocolate drizzle on top, this pie is sure to impress everyone at your next gathering. Plus, you can easily make it ahead of time and store it in the fridge for those busy weeks when you need a sweet treat on hand.

So why not give this recipe a try? With all the amazing benefits of dairy-free and gluten-free eating, plus the added bonus of being vegan-friendly, this pie is sure to become a favorite in your household. And who knows – you might even convert some non-believers to the wonderful world of plant-based eating!

So go ahead and indulge in a slice (or two) of this delicious Dairy-Free Peanut Butter Pie – I promise you won’t regret it.

Dairy Free Peanut Butter Pie

Dairy Free Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

I found this on the Whole Foods website and will be trying it tonight. I have been dying to make a peanut butter pie that I could enjoy but not being able to eat dairy products really limits the peanut butter pie recipes to try. Plus I am not a huge fan of cool whip.
No ratings yet
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 6 hrs
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 1 9
Calories 354.2 kcal


  • 1 (9 inch) chocolate crumb crusts
  • 3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, melted
  • 1 ounce bittersweet chocolate, shaved
  • 8 ounces soy cream cheese or 8 ounces firm silken tofu
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 2/3 cup unrefined evaporated cane juice
  • 1 cup soy coffee creamer
  • 1/4 teaspoon xanthan gum


  • To prepare the pie crust: In a small sauce pan over low heat melt the chocolate. Pour the melted chocolate into the pie crust. With a spatula, spread the chocolate evenly inside the crust. Set aside.
  • To prepare the filling: Combine the sugar and creamer in a bowl, stir with a spoon to blend allowing the sugar to dissolve for 2 to 3 minutes. Meanwhile, in another bowl place the cream cheese, and peanut butter. Whip at top speed, scraping down the sides until creamy, about 3 minutes. Set aside.
  • Using the electric mixer whip the creamer and sugar on high until frothy, about 3 minutes. Sprinkle in the xanthan gum and mix for a few seconds more or until dissolved. Pour the cream mixture into the peanut butter mixture and gently stir and fold to blend. Spoon the filling into the prepared pie crust and top with the shaved chocolate. Refrigerate for 6 hours or overnight.

Add Your Own Notes


Serving: 78gCalories: 354.2kcalCarbohydrates: 22.2gProtein: 10.5gFat: 26.9gSaturated Fat: 5.7gCholesterol: 0.3mgSodium: 353.7mgFiber: 2.6gSugar: 9.5g
Keyword Dairy Free, Dessert, Easy, Egg-free, Free Of..., Lactose-free, Pie
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Recommended Recipes Just For You

None found