Cinco De Mayo Peanut Pie

9
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

I have had this recipe for about 50 plus years...This is a wonderful pie...so creamy and delicious..you 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 there...now I make here in Las Vegas, NV..every year..My family loves it-- I am pretty sure you will too!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 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
    cornstarch
  • 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
    margarine
  • 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

Step-by-Step

  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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