Peanut Pie

Peanut Pie

Tags: Dessert/Sweets, Pies

  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 40 min
  • Ready Time: 105 min
  • Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • Single Crust Classic Crisco Pie Crust
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter chips
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 (7 oz.) bag chocolate-covered peanuts, chopped

Preparation Directions

  • HEAT oven to 452°F. Prepare and bake single pie crust according to recipe directions, using a 9-inch pie plate.
  • REDUCE oven temperature to 350°F.
  • COMBINE granulated sugar, brown sugar, flour, cornstarch and salt in saucepan. Add milk and peanut butter chips gradually. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil and thickens. Reduce heat. Cook and stir 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • BEAT egg yolks lightly with a fork in a small bowl. Stir 1 cup hot mixture slowly into yolks, mixing thoroughly. Return mixture to saucepan. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir over low heat 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in butter and vanilla. Pour mixture into baked pie crust.
  • BAKE 12 minutes. Sprinkle with chocolate covered peanuts immediately. Cool to room temperature before serving. Store in refrigerator.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1 slice, 1/8 of pie), Calories 580 (Calories from Fat 290), Total Fat 32g (Saturated Fat 13g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 125mg, Sodium 340mg, Total Carbohydrate 62g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 37g), Protein 12g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 10%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 15%, Iron 10%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.