Peanut Butter Praline Pie Recipe
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Peanut Butter Praline Pie Recipe

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The peanut butter flavor comes through nicely in this pie, and it has a creamy consistency. My whole family loves it.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min. + cooling
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min. + cooling
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups crushed vanilla wafers (about 45 wafers)
  • 6 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • PRALINE LAYER:
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • FILLING:
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cook-and-serve vanilla pudding mix
  • 2 cups 2% milk
  • 1 package (10 or 11 ounces) peanut butter chips
  • 1 cup whipped topping
  • Pecan halves and additional whipped topping

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 613 calories, 36 g fat (17 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 389 mg sodium, 66 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 11 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the wafer crumbs, cocoa and confectioners' sugar; stir in butter. Press into a 9-in. pie plate. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
  2. In a large saucepan, combine the sugars and cornstarch. Add butter and water. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Stir in pecans. Pour into crust; refrigerate.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine pudding mix and milk. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Remove from the heat. Stir in peanut butter chips until smooth. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  4. Fold in whipped topping; spoon over praline layer. Refrigerate until set. Garnish with pecans and additional whipped topping. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Peanut Butter Praline Pie in Country Extra September 2004, p51

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 613 calories, 36 g fat (17 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 389 mg sodium, 66 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 11 g protein.

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Reviewed Sep. 18, 2014

This was a good pie, but it just wasn't as fabulous as I was expecting it to be. The crust might have gotten a little over-done at 10 minutes in my oven. I think I would have enjoyed it more if the peanut butter filling had a more "homemade" taste to it. Something just wasn't rich in that part. I would make the crust again to use with a different filling.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 15, 2009

Sounds yummy! I love Reese's candy anway it comes, pralines & carmel are my favorite, also! Sometime I'll follow original

recipe & sometimes dalamy's recipe. Not sure if my husband will eat this. Doesn't like his chocolate & peanut butter mixed but the girls at cards will love it!

Dar

Gold Canyon, AZ

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 13, 2008

The Peanut Butter Praline Pie was FABULOUS - and CREAMY - every time I made it! I used a Nutter Butter crust (24 crushed Nutter Butters mixed with 5 Tablespoons melted butter) and a peanut butter graham cracker crust (1/4 cup melted peanut butter, 3 Tablespoons melted butter, 1-1/4 cups crushed graham crackers, 2 Tablespoons sugar). I topped the pie with a ganache sauce (8 ounces of chopped Hershey's Symphony bar with Almonds and Toffee Chips melted in 3/4 cream) - just beacuse I love the peanut butter and chocolate combination! Betcha couldn't guess that my favorite candy bar is the Reese's Peanut Butter Easter Egg!

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