Southern Peanut Butter Pie

"Recipe from Southern Living Magazine, May 1974."
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Ready In:
1hr 30mins
1 pie




  • Combine corn syrup, sugar, eggs, vanilla, and peanut butter; blend well.
  • Pour into pie shell and bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake an additional 35 minutes; cool.
  • To serve, top with whipped cream.

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  1. This was a good pie. It didn't have quite enough of a distinct peanut butter flavor for my family's liking (maybe more peanut butter next time or less corn syrup/sugar), but it is still really good. I served with whipped cream on top. I think vanilla ice cream would be delicious on the side also!
  2. Delicious recipe! Only problem I had was the baking time. Followed the directions exactly, but mine was overdone at 30 min at 350. I will watch it more carefully next time and check at 20 minutes. Still wonderfully good. I also prefer the smooth peanut butter and real whipped cream. Good stuff, and so easy to make. Thanks, Tina, for sharing!
  3. I followed the directions exactly, pie blew up in oven! I'll try again because the batter was delicious...think I'll try 350 degrees for 40 minutes though instead of the confusing two-stage method.
  4. This is the best peanut butter recipe and the same recipe my Mom used. Now I know the source of the recipe. An American classic and soooo goooood!! I prefer the smooth peanut butter for this. For best results, homemade pastry shell and real whipped cream! Yep!


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