Barge Pie



  • 1 1/2 cups peanut butter sandwich cookie crumbs i.e. Nutter Butter

  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter melted
  • 2 tbsp sugar


  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup scant confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups whipped topping


  • 1 pkg 4-serving size instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 1 3/4 cups milk


  • 1-2 cups whipped topping
  • 1/4 cup toffee pieces chopped peanuts or chopped peanut butter cups (optional)


  • Spray the bottom of an 8×8-inch square baking pan with non-stick spray.
  • Mix all the crust ingredients and pack firmly in the bottom of the prepared pan.
  • In a medium bowl, combine all the Layer #1 ingredients, and beat well to incorporate. Spread on top of the crumbs in the pan.
  • In a large bowl, beat the milk and pudding mix for 1-2 minutes. Pour on top of the cream cheese layer, spreading it to even it out.
  • Chill for about 30 minutes, then top with whipped topping.
  • Chill thoroughly–at least 2 hours.
  • Sprinkle additional optional toppings on top. May also be served with caramel sauce and/or chocolate syrup.