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Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Promised Sweetness

Here's the recipe I promised you several weeks ago for the Bluebonnet Cafe's Peanut Butter Pie. Do you remember "Happy Hour Pie?" Well, check it out at the original post here. This pie is amazing!!

Pastry pie shell                                   
4 eggs, separated
½ c. sugar
½ c. flour or ¼ c. cornstarch
½ t. salt
3 cups milk
¼ creamy peanut butter
¼ c. coarsely chopped peanuts

In saucepan,  combine sugar, flour, or cornstarch, and salt. Gradually stir in milk. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 minutes more. Remove saucepan from heat. Separate egg yolks from whites; set aside whites for meringue. Beat yolks slightly. Gradually stir 1 cup of the hot mixture into yolks. Return mixture to saucepan; bring to gentle boil. Cook and stir 2 minutes more.

Remove saucepan from heat. Stir in peanut butter until smooth. Pour hot mixture into baked pastry shell. Make meringue for pie using the 4 reserved egg whites. Spread meringue over filling; seal the edges. Top with chopped peanuts.

Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes. Cool.

For cream pie, top cooled pie with whipped cream instead of meringue.

Always Nesting


  1. Okay--this is NOT good for my diet! Thank you though...tee-hee-hee!!!!!!

  2. Oh, my oh my, that pie looks sooooo good! The photo makes me want to dig right in. Hubby loves peanut butter chocolate anything.

    I'm kicking off Woo Hoo! Wednesday this afternoon and I'd love for you to link this pie recipe and join us in the celebration.

  3. I've had that recipe (or one similar) and it's delish, but very rich. Makes me wish I had some for breakfast!

  4. I can almost taste it now!! Sounds so good!

  5. Oh My Gosh!!!
    I love peanut butter enought to eat it out of the jar.Shhhh don't tell my grandson. Thanks for the recipe. Where is the Blue Bonnet Cafe? I would like to go there.

  6. I love it...thanks for sharing it! I have been visiting but not commenting much til now...come say hi :D

  7. looks yummy....glad no calories for looking

  8. Yea!!! You linked to Woo Hoo! Wednesday and joined the fun. I'm so glad. I could sure use a piece of that pie about now :)

  9. Oh my goodness, you really posted the recipe! This looks incredible. Kathy

  10. I can not look at this.
    I want it NOW.
    It looks amazing!


  11. That looks so good. Im sitting here thinking it's almost midnight, I have to work tommorrow but dang that looks good...and I do have peanut butter...

  12. Love your new blog look, and that pie looks delish, I will have to try it ;-) YUM!

  13. Thanks for joining me! I'm returning the favor. See your from TX. That's where I'm from but live in GA now. Try to go as much as I can to see all the family. No place like TX! Nice to meet you!

  14. I'm wondering how close you live to the Blue Bonnet Cafe. I'm 1 1/2 hours away.....hmmmm

  15. My daughter loves peanut butter and I can't wait to make this for her when she gets home from college. Thanks for sharing the recipe. Love & blessings from NC!