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Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

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This peanut butter pie recipe is decadently delicious. A two layer pie, it has peanut butter in the bottom then topped with chocolate and whipped cream. This is an all time favorite pie recipe, it's a hit at every family gathering!

Peanut Butter Pie

Ingredients:

1 9-inch frozen unbaked pie shell, baked and cooled (recipe here)
1 1/3 cups creamy peanut butter (do not use chunky)
1/2 cup half-and-half
2/3 cup plus 2 Tablespoons powdered sugar
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/3 cup granulated white sugar
1 large egg, room temperature
3 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted and cooled
1 cup cold whipping cream
2 Tablespoons chopped peanuts

 

Directions:

1. In a small bowl, mix peanut butter with half-and-half and 2/3 cup of the powdered sugar until smooth.

2. Spoon into pie crust.

3. Beat 1/3 cup granulated white sugar with butter and vanilla until fluffy. Add the egg and beat until light and fluffy, then beat in the melted chocolate.

4. Spread mixture over peanut butter filling. Refrigerate 1 hour.

5. Beat whipping cream with remaining 2 tablespoons powdered sugar until peaks form. Spread on top of pie, garnish with chopped peanuts.