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Peanut butter pie recipe

Rach5138 Aug 24, 2013 06:33 AM

When I was a teenager, I waitressed at a restaurant that served peanut butter pie. It was served warm, was baked, and had the texture of say, a buttermilk pie or a soft cookie pie. Ive never been able to replicate it or find a similar recipe and everything that I've found tend to have cream cheese and whatnot (nothing against cream cheese!). Has anyone had something similar and do you ave a recipe?

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    BangorDin Aug 24, 2013 12:39 PM

    I would use the "Toll House Cookie Pie" as a guide, but sub peanut butter cookie ingredients instead of chocolate chip cookie ingredients.
    I'm pretty sure some experimentation will be needed unless someone can say how to do this. (Turn cookie into a cooked custard-cookie concoction that isn't just a raw dough copy?)

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    1. re: BangorDin
      magiesmom Aug 24, 2013 02:42 PM

      This will not give the light texture requested.

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      foodieX2 Aug 24, 2013 12:58 PM

      The only PB pie I had that didn't have cream cheese was a no-cook one made with cool whip. Ill take the cream cheese any day, LOL.

      I know you said no to the cream cheese but if all else fails you should really try this recipe. A friend made it for my son and we all loved it. Great texture and just the right ratio of chocolate to PB.
      Warning-the link starts with a sad story..

      And I booked marked this one early this spring and have been dying to make for my son, the PB freak. Again, it does have cream cheese.

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        shaja Aug 24, 2013 01:15 PM

        Pillsbury: The Complete Book of Baking has a very good recipe called "Peanut Butter Lovers' Pie." My peanut-butter loving husband adores this, and me (the peanut-butter tolerating wife) likes it too. It's a one-crust pie with a texture a bit firmer than a buttermilk pie but still soft. The ingredients are eggs, brown sugar, peanut butter (creamy or chunky, your choice; I prefer creamy), corn syrup, vanilla and evaporated milk. The key to the method is beating the egg whites to stiff peaks and folding them into the rest of the filling.

        Edited to say that I found the recipe online: http://www.pillsbury.com/recipes/pean...
        I use light corn syrup instead of dark.

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        1. re: shaja
          BangorDin Aug 24, 2013 01:28 PM

          I'll bet that's probably exactly what the OP is looking for. I hope Rach5138 sees this.

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          Jambie Aug 24, 2013 01:55 PM

          I found this recipe online but have never tried it:


          I am not a fan of cream cheese in desserts so I will definitely add this to my recipe collection to try for a work event. Also, if you do an internet search for peanut butter custard pie, you'll come up with more options that don't have cream cheese.

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          1. re: Jambie
            Rach5138 Aug 24, 2013 05:47 PM

            Thank you everyone! I will give this a try and report back. My husband loves peanut butter but I will confess, this particular obsession is mine. Thanks again!

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