Upstate Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

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Upstate Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe
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Upstate Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

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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.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 15 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 graham cracker crust (9 inches), baked
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 egg yolks, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1 ounce semi-sweet chocolate, melted
  • Whipped cream
  • Chopped peanuts

Directions

Prepare crust, then cool to room temperature. In the top of the double boiler, over hot but not boiling water, combine sugar, flour and salt. Slowly add milk and cook 10 minutes, stirring constantly. Pour a little hot milk mixture into the egg yolks. Immediately add egg yolk mixture to double boiler. Cook 4 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in vanilla. Cool about 10 minutes. Divide mixture in half. To one half add peanut butter; stir well. to the remaining half add the melted chocolate. Allow mixtures to cool completely. Fill pie crust first with peanut butter mixture, then chocolate layer. Chill before serving. Top with whipped cream and nuts. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Upstate Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie in Country Extra January 1991, p47

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 325 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 88mg cholesterol, 320mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (39g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.

  • 1 graham cracker crust (9 inches), baked
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 egg yolks, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1 ounce semi-sweet chocolate, melted
  • Whipped cream
  • Chopped peanuts
  1. Prepare crust, then cool to room temperature. In the top of the double boiler, over hot but not boiling water, combine sugar, flour and salt. Slowly add milk and cook 10 minutes, stirring constantly. Pour a little hot milk mixture into the egg yolks. Immediately add egg yolk mixture to double boiler. Cook 4 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in vanilla. Cool about 10 minutes. Divide mixture in half. To one half add peanut butter; stir well. to the remaining half add the melted chocolate. Allow mixtures to cool completely. Fill pie crust first with peanut butter mixture, then chocolate layer. Chill before serving. Top with whipped cream and nuts. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Upstate Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie in Country Extra January 1991, p47

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slye10001000 User ID: 5787172 246906
Reviewed Apr. 11, 2016

"very tasty. Has just the right amount of peanut butter and chocolate. Not over powering,

Very light."

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