Peanut Butter Pie With Meringue Topping

Recipe by SilentCricket
READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 6-8

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine powdered sugar and peanut butter.
  • Blend with fork or pastry blender until coarse crumbs form.
  • Spread half of crumbs onto cooled pie shell.
  • Set aside.
  • Combine cornstarch, sugar, and salt.
  • Add scalded milk and mix well.
  • Pour small amount slowly over beaten egg yolk and mix.
  • Cook on top of double boiler until mixture thickens.
  • Add butter and vanilla; pour into prepared pie shell.
  • Beat egg whites until soft peaks form a meringue.
  • Spread on filling, sealing sides by crust.
  • Sprinkle with remainder of peanut butter crumbs.
  • Brown slightly under broiler-- WATCH!
  • to avoid crumbs burning.
  • Allow to cool and chill until ready to serve.
  • NOTE: If you're in a rush and need a shortcut, you could substitute vanilla or French Vanilla pudding mix for the filling made from scratch-- either the kind you cook or instant should be okay-- Prepare according to package directions.
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