- Garnish with additional sugared pretzels by following the recipe for the pie crust, only don't crush the pretzels. Mix together the melted butter and sugar and toss with whole pretzel sticks (or traditionaly shaped pretzels). Place, in a single layer, on a lightly greased baking sheet and bake at 350 for 8 minutes. Let cool and break up into bite sized pieces and sprinkle on top of pie just before serving.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie in a Pretzel Crust
2 cups finely crushed pretzels
2/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon light corn syrup
In a microwave safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and butter for 30 seconds and stir. Continue to microwave and stir at 15 second intervals until all chips are melted. Add cornsyrup and stir to combine. Pour warm chocolate mixture over cooled pretzel crust, spreading evenly with a spatula. Let chocolate cool in pan before adding the mousse layer.
Peanut Butter Mousse
1 package cream cheese, softened
1 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup heavy cream, whipped