State Fair Winner Peanut Butter Cream Pie

Recipe by Southern Lady
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 8-10
YIELD: 1 pie
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Prepare pie shell as directed.
  • Cut peanut butter into powdered sugar until appearance of pie dough.
  • Place half of mixture in cooled pie shell.
  • Combine cornstarch, sugar, salt and scalded milk, mixing well in a medium bowl.
  • In smaller bowl, beat egg yolks well.
  • Pour small amount of milk mixture over beaten egg yolks and mix together.
  • Combine egg mixture into milk mixture and cook in double boiler until thick.
  • Add butter and vanilla and mix.
  • Pour into prepared pie shell.
  • Top with meringue made from the remaining 3 egg whites and 6 tablespoons sugar, adding sugar one Tbs at a time, beating between each addition until fluffy.
  • Spread meringue over PB mixture and make a few peaks with spatula.
  • Sprinkle remainder of peanut butter mixture over meringue.
  • Bake at 325-degrees for 30 minutes, or until brown.
  • Can be served warm or cold. I prefer warm.
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