Chocolate Bacon Peanut Butter Pie

Patrick Meyer


This a recipe from Francine Bryson. She made it on 'The American Baking Competition' and has since become famous. Here is the recipe from her cookbook, Blue Ribbon Baking from a Redneck Kitchen. Happy Baking!

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1 Hr 30 Min


20 Min




5 Tbsp
uslted butter, plus more for the pan
16 oz
chips ahoy! cookies, finely crushed
1/2 c
evaporated milk
3/4 c
granulated sugar
12 oz
semisweet chocolate chips
1 1/2 Tbsp
vanilla butter and nut flavoring
8 oz
cream cheee, at room temperature
1 c
confectioners' sugar
2 1/2 c
heavy cream
1 c
peanut butter
1 pinch
cream of tartar

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 10-inch deep dish pie pan.
Cook bacon in microwave for 3 ½ minutes till crispy. Drain the bacon on paper towels, then cut it into small pieces.
Melt 3 tbls butter (melted) and mix in crushed cookies. Then press it into a pie plate and bake at 350 degrees for 8-11 minutes, then let it cool.
In a 2qt saucepan, heat milk and white sugar and add chips. Stir over a medium heat until the contents are melted and thick. Then add remaining butter and flavoring and let it all cool. Cool for 15 minutes.
Spread 1 1/2 cup of chocolate sauce over crust and sides and let it set.
Place cream cheese and 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar sugar in a mixer till it's smooth. Then add one cup of whipping cream. Whip until the mixture is fluffy, then add peanut butter, and whip it once more.
Sprinkle half the contents of the chopped bacon over the chocolate covered crust and then pour in the creamy mixture. Then sprinkle the half remaining chopped bacon bits over the peanut butter middle. Spread half of the remaining chocolate sauce over the creamy middle. Chill 30 mins.
Whip 1 ½ cup of heavy cream and remaining confectioners' sugar sugar. Add a dash of cream of tartar. Whip till stiff but not till it is too stiff. Spread over pie and pipe edges sprinkle with rest of bacon and pipe rest of chocolate sauce. Refrigerate at least 1 hour or overnight.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Chocolate, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids