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Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie VI

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Sweet, chewy chunks of peanut butter lie like buried treasures under a layer of chocolate custard. You can top this pie with meringue to make it extra spectacular.

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  • Calories:
  • 376 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 15.8 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 54.4g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 7.3 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 111 mg
  • 37%
  • Sodium:
  • 264 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine milk, butter, and salt. Place over low heat and bring to a simmer. In a medium bowl, beat together egg yolks, cocoa powder, white sugar, and cornstarch.
  2. Slowly whisk 1/2 cup of hot milk mixture into egg yolk mixture, blending well. Gradually add egg yolk mixture to remaining milk mixture, whisking constantly. Return to heat and allow to boil 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  3. In a small bowl mix together confectioners' sugar and peanut butter until thoroughly combined. Crumble mixture into pastry shell. Pour cooled chocolate mixture over peanut butter crumbles. Chill 2 hours before serving.
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Overall, a good recipe. The corn starch made the chocolate filling quite lumpy, but the chocolate itself tasted magnificent. The peanut butter crumbles didn't melt, to my joy, and were a very novel (and delicious) idea. I used a pre-made graham cracker crust, and it tasted just as good.


The pie was good, especially the peanut butter. I had read the other reviews before making it and very glad I did. The chocolate does not have to be lumpy as mine was not. I mixed the sugar, cornstarch and cocoa together and then added the milk. I then heated and brought to a boil, pour 1/2 in the egg yolks, and then back into the kettle and back to a boil. This will eliminate the lumps. This is how I make all my puddings, it turns out perfectly and I got rave reviews from all those eating the pie!!


I love love loved this recipe! My chocolate was pretty lumpy but who cares... I will make this one again for sure!