Bacon-Peanut Butter Pie

Christine Fernandez Recipe

By Christine Fernandez SuperMom77

Calling all bacon lovers! This is a tasty treat that is sure to please the whole crowd. I found this recipe and made this last weekend for the family and they devoured it! It is a little time consuming because the pie has to be frozen after it is prepared, but it was definitely worth the wait.


Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings

Ingredients

chocolate pie crust; store bought
8 slices bacon;candied & cooked
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/8 tsp cinnamon
1 cup milk
1 cup peanut butter; creamy
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup dry roasted salted peanuts; chopped
1 1/4 cup heavy cream
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400. Coat bacon with brown sugar and cinnamon mixture. Place on a cookie sheet covered with foil and cook for 12 minutes on each side or until done. Remove and place on wax paper.
2
Heat 1/2 cup sugar and milk in a small heavy saucepan over medium heat, stirring until sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat and whisk in peanut butter and vanilla until combined well, then transfer to a bowl and cool completely in an ice bath, stir.
Beat cream with an electric mixer until it just holds stiff peaks, then fold into peanut butter mixture with peanuts and 5 slices of chopped bacon gently but thoroughly. Transfer filling to pie shell, smoothing top.
Cut remaining 3 bacon slices into 2-inch-long pieces and arrange in a decorative starburst shape in center of pie. Freeze pie, uncovered, until frozen hard, about 5 hours. Let pie soften slightly in refrigerator before serving, about 30 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Collection: Bring on the Bacon!
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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