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Worth The Effort Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

Worth The Effort Peanut Butter Pie
Posted by: Tuddles Wed, 26 May 2004, at 3:47 a.m.


1/3 cup peanut butter
3/4 cup confectioners sugar
1/3 cup flour
2 cups milk; scalded
1/2 cup white sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
3 egg yolks
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1 baked 9 inch pie shell

Combine peanut butter with confectioners sugar and mix until mealy. Sprinkle 2/3 of this mixture on baked pie shell. Combine flour, white sugar (1/2 cup) and salt in top of double boiler and stir into this mixture scalded milk. Cook over boiling water stirring constantly until thickened. Stir small amount of cooked filling into egg yolks and combine with remaining mixture. Cook several more minutes.
Add melted butter and vanilla; pour into pie shell.
Beat 3 egg whites until stiff and shiny; add 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar, 1/2 cup sugar and 1 teaspoon cornstarch. Continue beating until peaks form. Cover pie sealing edges well and sprinkle with remaining crumbs. Brown.

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