Tastykake Peanut Butter Kandy Kakes Chess Pie


TastyKake Peanut Butter Chess Pie

Football season is here! We now have college football on Friday night and Saturday; professional on Sunday, Monday, and sometimes Thursday. But we also have 3rd grade flag football on Sunday with practice during the week. I think it is pretty safe to say that football has taken over our lives. Aside from getting to sit on the couch and browse Pinterest while the boys watch football, the upside is the food! I am all about having friends over to enjoy some good food, and have football on … in the background.

TastyKake Party When Tastykake contacted me about their “Game Day Traditions with a Tasty Twist,” I was excited to get on board. I love easy entertaining, and Tastykake makes it a no brainer. You can simply open a box of their treats, and you have dessert. Or you can turn them into all sorts of other desserts, like this pie, using Peanut Butter Kandy Kakes. With the help of a 2-year-old, I had this pie in the oven in 10 minutes.

TastyKake Party kids

Did you know that Tastykake has been around since 1914. They bake their treats fresh each day, and have lots of great flavors for the whole family. Traditional Butterscotch Krimpets, creamy Peanut Butter Kandy Kakes, and even Rich Chocolate Frosted Mini Donuts. Everything is made with quality ingredients and delivered fresh to the store; so you know you are getting the best. Be sure to check out the recipe section on their website for other great ideas.

TastyKake Party adults

No party is complete without decorations, and this one wasn’t complete without tattoos for the kids! How cute are these boys?! They had such a great time picking out what tattoos they wanted. That and eating chocolate mini donuts. I think these 4 would have polished off the entire bag in about 5 minutes if we had let them :)

TastyKake Party tatoos

To get you ready for game day parties, just let me know, “What traditions do you share with your friends?” 

Tastykake Peanut Butter Kandy Kakes Chess Pie

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  • 6 packs of Peanut Butter Kandy Kakes (the entire box)
  • 1 unbaked pie crust
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 Tbls flour
  • 1 Tbls vinegar
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Spread the unbaked pie crust into a 9 inch pie plate.
  2. Cut the Tastykakes into quarters. Spread evenly on top of the unbaked crust.
  3. In a bowl whisk together melted butter, sugar, eggs, flour, vinegar, and vanilla. Pour over the top of the Tastykakes. Using a spatula, make sure all of the Kakes are covered.
  4. Bake for 35-40 minutes until golden brown. Set aside for at least 5-10 minutes before slicing


Recipe from Something Swanky



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  1. Oh heavens! This pie looks so decadent! I want it all to myself :)

  2. If only one could find Tastykakes in Colorado!

  3. I have no words to describe the deliciousness that is this pie. You’re a genius!

  4. I love that pie is coming back now because of the seasons! WOOO

  5. What a decadent pie!

  6. Lora @cakeduchess says:

    What a great creative twist you did for TastyKakes. I adore pies and love when the temps drop to get baking them again!

  7. This pie was delicious!

  8. What a fun party! Not typically a pie enthusiast – but this one looks awfully tasty!

  9. cute party for the boys and that pie looks like it was a hit!

  10. Love the pics and the pie looks wonderful!

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