Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie VI

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"Sweet, chewy chunks of peanut butter lie like buried treasures under a layer of chocolate custard. You can top this pie with meringue to make it extra spectacular."
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Ingredients

2 h 20 m servings 376 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 376 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 15.8 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 54.4g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 7.3 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 111 mg
  • 37%
  • Sodium:
  • 264 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. In a medium saucepan, combine milk, butter, and salt. Place over low heat and bring to a simmer. In a medium bowl, beat together egg yolks, cocoa powder, white sugar, and cornstarch.
  2. Slowly whisk 1/2 cup of hot milk mixture into egg yolk mixture, blending well. Gradually add egg yolk mixture to remaining milk mixture, whisking constantly. Return to heat and allow to boil 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  3. In a small bowl mix together confectioners' sugar and peanut butter until thoroughly combined. Crumble mixture into pastry shell. Pour cooled chocolate mixture over peanut butter crumbles. Chill 2 hours before serving.

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Most helpful positive review

Overall, a good recipe. The corn starch made the chocolate filling quite lumpy, but the chocolate itself tasted magnificent. The peanut butter crumbles didn't melt, to my joy, and were a very no...

Most helpful critical review

I tried to make this pie on 2 different occassions... both times resulting in horrible failure. I double checked the ingredients and amounts as well as time but somewhere something went terribly...

Overall, a good recipe. The corn starch made the chocolate filling quite lumpy, but the chocolate itself tasted magnificent. The peanut butter crumbles didn't melt, to my joy, and were a very no...

The pie was good, especially the peanut butter. I had read the other reviews before making it and very glad I did. The chocolate does not have to be lumpy as mine was not. I mixed the sugar, ...

I love love loved this recipe! My chocolate was pretty lumpy but who cares... I will make this one again for sure!

This recipe was easy to follow and turned out terrific on the first try! My coworkers and family absolutely loved the suprise peanut butter confection on the bottom! The chocolate required a l...

I tried to make this pie on 2 different occassions... both times resulting in horrible failure. I double checked the ingredients and amounts as well as time but somewhere something went terribly...

The egg yolks are not enough liquid to add the sugar and corn starch to. It just made chunks that would not dissolve. I had to strain out the lumps and still the pudding was not very creamy. Ta...

I didn't have any graham crackers to make a crust for this pie, but I still really wanted a chocolate/PB dessert so I turned this recipe into custard cups. I made the custard just as the recipe ...

The chocolate custard filling was very chunky, even after I cut the amount of cornstarch as some of the other reviews recommended. While the pie tasted very good, the textures were just too off ...

Except for the lumpy chocolate it was a great recipe.