Southern Peanut Butter Pie

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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • To prepare the Custard:
  • Scald 1 1/2 cups of the milk in double-boiler.
  • Combine sugar, salt, cornstarch in mixing bowl.
  • Add remaining 1/2 cup milk to that mixture; pour into scalded milk.
  • Cook (stirring) until thick.
  • Slightly beat egg yolks.
  • Add a little of the hot mixture to the egg yolks first then add the yolks to the custard mixture and cook 2 minutes longer.
  • Remove from heat and add butter and vanilla.
  • Custard should be pretty thick.
  • Chill well.
  • To prepare Peanut Butter Crumbs:
  • Mix together confectioner's sugar and peanut butter until crumbly.
  • Sprinkle half (better if a little under half than over) of the crumb mixture in bottom of baked pie crust.
  • Add chilled custard, top with whipped cream and remainder of peanut butter crumbs.
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