2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened to room temperature
2 cups powdered sugar
2 tablespoons vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups whipped topping
8 ounces semisweet chocolate, divided
1 tablespoon milk
1 (10-inch) baked pie crust
1/2 cup salted peanuts
2 (2.07 ounce) Snickers candy bars, divided
6 caramels, melted
1 ounce semisweet chocolate, melted
In a large bowl, beat together cream cheese, powdered sugar and
vanilla extract. Gently fold in whipped topping. Transfer 1/3 of
mixture to medium bowl; set aside.
Melt 4 ounces semisweet chocolate in microwave or in top of double
boiler. Blend chocolate into cream cheese mixture in large bowl.
Melt caramels in top of double boiler or in microwave. Remove from
heat; stir in milk to thin slightly. Spread melted caramel mixture
on bottom of baked pie crustablespoon Sprinkle 1/2 cup peanuts over
caramel layer. Spread half of chocolate cream cheese mixture over
Set aside half of 1 Snickers bar. Chop remaining Snickers into small
pieces. Sprinkle over chocolate mixture.
Next, spread plain cream cheese mixture into pie pan. Top with a
layer of the remaining chocolate cream cheese mixture.
Melt remaining 4 ounces of semisweet chocolate. Spread a thin layer
over the top of the pie, smoothing to reach the edges.
To garnish, pipe whipped topping around the edges and place a dollop
in the center. Sprinkle with chopped peanuts. Drizzle with melted
caramels and semisweet chocolate.
Cut remaining Snickers bar into 1/8-inch thick slices. Place decoratively