Peanut Butter Pretzel Ice Cream Pie

By Maria Lichty

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Peanut Butter Pretzel Ice Cream Pie-A salty pretzel crust filled with Moose Tracks ice cream then topped with peanut butter cups and drizzled with peanut butter hot fudge sauce! Peanut butter lovers will go crazy for this pie! 

Peanut Butter Pretzel Ice Cream Pie Recipe

My peanut butter obsession is STRONG right now. I have been stirring peanut butter into my oatmeal, slathering it on my toast, and eating it by the spoonful from the jar. Yep, I am classy like that.

I also made the ultimate peanut butter summer dessert, Peanut Butter Pretzel Ice Cream Pie. If you are a peanut butter lover, you might need to sit down to read this post, this recipe is going to blow your mind!

Peanut Butter Pretzel Ice Cream Pie Recipe

Are you sitting down? Good. Now let’s talk about this crazy delicious ice cream pie!

Peanut Butter Pretzel Ice Cream Pie Recipe

I love all things sweet and salty so for the base of the ice cream pie I made a pretzel crust. That’s right, crushed pretzels with sugar and butter. Mmmm, the BEST pie crust!

Peanut Butter Pretzel Ice Cream Pie Recipe

I filled the pretzel crust with softened Private Selection Denali Moose Tracks Ice Cream, one of my favorite ice cream flavors. Creamy vanilla ice cream with peanut butter cups and swirls of chocolate fudge, oh yeah! I stirred in a few tablespoons of peanut butter into the ice cream because why not? Bring on the peanut butter!

Peanut Butter Pretzel Ice Cream Pie Recipe

I topped the pie with chopped up peanut butter cups and put it in the freezer to chill.

When the pie was set up, I removed it from the freezer and drizzled it with peanut butter hot fudge sauce. Yes, yes, I did! I told you my peanut butter obsession was STRONG!

Peanut Butter Pretzel Ice Cream Pie Recipe

I cut the pie into slices and enjoyed every single bite of my piece. I think I said WHOA after every bite. Vanilla ice cream with lots of peanut butter and chocolate going on AND a pretzel crust. Yep, this pie deserves a WHOA after every bite. The sweet and salty combo is incredible!!

Peanut Butter Pretzel Ice Cream Pie Recipe

If you are a peanut butter lover, promise me you will make this Peanut Butter Pretzel Ice Cream Pie. It is seriously the best thing you will ever eat. And the best part? It is easy to make and you can keep it in the freezer for up to 2 weeks. You can eat a piece of ice cream pie whenever that peanut butter craving comes along. I think I am going to go have a few bites right NOW!

Peanut Butter Pretzel Ice Cream Pie Recipe

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Peanut Butter Pretzel Ice Cream Pie

This easy ice cream pie is sweet, salty, and the perfect dessert for summertime! Peanut butter lovers will LOVE it!
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For the pretzel crust:

For the pie:


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place the crushed pretzels, sugar, and melted butter in a bowl. Stir until combined. Press the pretzel mixture into the bottom and up the sides of a 9-inch pie pan. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool completely.
  • In a large bowl, stir together the ice cream and peanut butter. Pour the ice cream mixture into the cooled pretzel pie crust. Smooth with a spatula and top with the chopped up peanut butter cups. Place pie in freezer and freeze until ice cream hardens, at least 2 hours.
  • When ready to serve, remove pie from freezer. Drizzle pie with Peanut Butter Hot Fudge Sauce. Run a sharp knife under hot water. Cut the pie into slices and serve immediately.
  • Note-to make the pretzel pie crust, you will need about 4 cups whole pretzels. To crush them, you can place the pretzels in a zipped plastic bag and crush with a rolling pin. Alternately, you can use a food processor. The pie will keep in the freezer for up to 2 weeks. Keep the pie covered with plastic wrap. You can find Private Selection ice cream at Kroger stores.

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I'm Maria and my husband is Josh. We share a love of cooking, baking, and entertaining. We enjoy creating recipes that are simple, fresh, and family friendly. We love sitting around the table with good food, good conversation, and good friends and family! Our kitchen is always open!
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  1. Uh oh, I’m on a peanut butter kick lately. Now I’m going to have to try this. Thanks for sharing 🙂

  2. I could cry looking at all of my favorite things in the world in one pie- I mean peanut butter cups!!! Its pure torture!

  3. That ice cream pie looks really fancy, but still seems easy enough to make. Right now, we’re eating celery with peanut butter.

  4. Oh wow what a dessert! I don’t have too much of a sweet tooth, but I’d still love to try this, plus the pretzel and peanut butter probably adds a nice salty contrast!

  5. I’m a serious peanut butter fan! Looks delicious! I really like the pretzel crust!

  6. Peanut butter + chocolate + pretzels is where it’s at! Posted something similar a few weeks ago and it was so good. Love the way you think!

    – MAK

  7. 5 stars
    I made this pie and it was to die for!!!! Thank you for the recipe..its almost as fun to make as it is to eat!!! My company loved it. The sweet with the salty was divine.

  8. I HAVE to make this sometime. Sadly, though, it will have to be at the end of the summer since my cousins are staying with us for the summer, and one of them has a severe milk allergy. Unless you have some way to make this without dairy? If so, please tell me! This looks to die for.

  9. What’s the method you use to crush pretzels? Every time I do, they either turn out too fine & powdery or too big.