Creamy Peanut Butter Pie With A Peanutbutter Crust Recipe

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Creamy Peanut Butter Pie with a peanutbutter crust

Joan Hunt

By
@vegancook

You must love peanut butter for this one the crunchy peanut butter crust goes well with the creamy peanut butter filling. It is a fluffy cloud of peanut butter goodness. and vegan to boot.


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Ingredients

CRUST

1 1/2 c
graham cracker crumbs
1/3 c
natural crunchy peanut butter
1/4 c
granulated sugar

PIE

1 c
vegan margarine
1 c
packed brown sugar
1 c
natural peanut butter
1
container (12 oz.) frozen whipped topping, thawed

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

In a small saucepan or microwave, melt the peanut butter.

In a medium-sized bowl or a food processor, combine graham crackers, sugar, and melted peanut butter; blend until the texture of coarse meal.
2
Press into a 9- or 10-inch pie pan. Try to make the crust about 1/8 inch (1/3 cm) evenly all around. If the crumb mixture won't stick where you press them, just add another tablespoon of water to the mix. Even the crumbs up and make sure there are no gaps or holes. NOTE: If you chill the crust for an hour before you bake it, this will help prevent crumbling when you want to serve it.
3
Bake approximately 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool before filling. TIP: Before serving loosen pie crust from pan; dip bottom in hot water for a few seconds.
4
while the crust is cooling;
In a medium saucepan, combine butter and brown sugar. Cook over medium heat until butter is melted and mixture is smooth; stir frequently. Refrigerate 10 minutes.
5
In large bowl, beat peanut butter and brown sugar mixture at LOW speed until blended. Increase speed and beat 1 minute at HIGH speed. Reduce speed to LOW and add whipped topping; beat one additional minute.
6
Pour into graham crust and refrigerate for several hours before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #peanut, #butter, #Vegan