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peanut butter cream pie

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Theresa Poma
Rock Island, IL

A simple peanut butter layer under a vanilla custard with sweet meringue on top ! This is for anyone who likes peanut butter :)

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 40 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For peanut butter cream pie

  • 1/2 c
    peanut butter
  • 3/4 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1
    9 inch baked pie shell
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 1/2 c
    whole milk
  • 3
    eggs, seperated
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 6 Tbsp
    granulated sugar

How To Make peanut butter cream pie

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degree.
  • 2
    In bowl, mix peanut butter and powdered sugar until crumbly. If it's sticky, add powdered sugar 1 tablespoon at a time until it turns crumbly. Reserve 1/4 cup of crumb mixture. Sprinkle remainder of crumbs in the bottom of pre baked pie shell.
  • 3
    For Filling: In a medeium saucepan combine 1/2 cup granulated sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Stir in milk and 3 egg yolks until well mixed. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Boil 1 minute, remove from heat, add vanilla and set mixture aside.
  • 4
    For Meringue: In large bowl beat the 3 egg whites and cream of tartar with an electric mixer on medium speed. Gradually add 6 tablespoons of granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating on high speed to stiff peaks.
  • 5
    Pour filling onto pastry shell over peanut butter layer. Spread meringue over top and seal to pastry. Sprinkle with reserved peanut butter crumbs. Bake for 15 minutes. Cool pie for 1 hour and refrigerate. Chill for 3 hours. Serve...

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