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Upstate Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

 Upstate Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie
This is an old family favorite my mom made when I was a child. I've changed the recipe slightly, but it still brings back those delightful childhood memories.
8 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 15 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 egg yolks, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1 graham cracker crust (9 inches), baked
  • 1 ounce semisweet chocolate, melted
  • Whipped cream and chopped salted peanuts
  • Chopped peanuts

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, flour, salt and milk until
  • smooth. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until thickened and
  • bubbly, about 2 minutes. Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 minutes
  • longer. Remove from the heat.
  • Stir 1 cup of hot mixture into egg yolks; return all to pan, stirring
  • constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir 2 minutes longer.
  • Remove from the heat. Gently stir in vanilla. Cool slightly.
  • Divide mixture in half. To one portion, gently stir in peanut butter;
  • pour into prepared crust. Gently stir chocolate into the remaining

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Upstate Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • portion; pour over top. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours
  • or until set. Just before serving, garnish with whipped cream and
  • peanuts. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 325 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 88 mg cholesterol, 320 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.