Cinco De Mayo Peanut Pie

Pat Duran


I have had this recipe for about 50 plus years...This is a wonderful creamy and will love this peanut butter pie that is baked and is also a beautiful pie for presation...
I got this ]recipe many years ago when I was Missioned in Albuquerque, New Mexico.. I use to make it every year for Cinco De Mayo for the Sister I make here in Las Vegas, NV..every year..My family loves it-- I am pretty sure you will too!


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10 Min
20 Min


  • 1
    9-inch baked classic crisco pie crust
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt, optional
  • 3 c
    2 percent milk
  • 3/4 c
    peanut butter chips
  • 4 large
    egg yolks, reserve whites for breakfast scramble
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 bag(s)
    7 1/4 oz. chocolate covered peanuts, chopped for garnish

How to Make Cinco De Mayo Peanut Pie


  1. Make pie crust using this recipe:
    Classic Crisco Pie Crust
    or use store bought and bake. Preheat oven to 350^.
  2. Filling:
    Combine both sugars, flour, cornstarch, and salt in a medium saucepan. Stir to blend ingredients.
  3. Slowly pour in the milk 1 cup at a time. Add the peanut butter chips. Cook and stir over medium heat until thick and bubbly. Reduce heat and continue to stir for 2 minutes.
  4. Beat the yolks in a small bowl and slowly stir some of the hot mixture into the yolks, until you have about 1 cup in the yolks, then return yolk mixture to the saucepan.
  5. Bring mixture to a gently boil. Stirring on low for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the margarine and vanilla.
  6. Pour mixture into cooled pie shell. Sprinkle with the chopped chocolate peanuts.
    Bake in 350^ oven for about 20 minutes.
    Cool to room temperature,then refrigerate , before serving.
    Keep leftovers in refrigerator...

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About Cinco De Mayo Peanut Pie

Course/Dish: Pies Puddings
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Mexican

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