Rating: 4 stars
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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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Recipe Summary

additional:
2 hrs
total:
2 hrs 20 mins
prep:
20 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 - 9 inch pie
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

376 calories; protein 7.3g; carbohydrates 54.4g; fat 15.8g; cholesterol 111.1mg; sodium 264.3mg. Full Nutrition
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