Georgia boy's peanut butter pie

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Sifted confectioners' sugar
¼ cup Crunchy peanut butter
1 \N Baked 9-inch pastry shell
⅔ cup Sugar
2 tablespoons Cornstarch
1 tablespoon Martha White All-Purpose; flour
¼ teaspoon Salt
2¼ cup Milk
3 \N Egg yolks; lightly beaten
1 tablespoon Butter or margarine
1 teaspoon Vanilla
\N \N Meringue for one 9-inch pie

Preheat oven to 350. Combine confectioners' sugar and peanut butter in small bowl. Sprinkle half of peanut butter mixture on bottom of pastry shell. Stir together sugar, cornstarch, flour, and salt in medium saucepan; gradually stir in milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook for an additional 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove pan from heat. Gradually stir one cup hot mixture into egg yolks; return egg mixture to saucepan. Return mixture to a boil over medium-low heat and cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.

Remove pan from heat; stir in butter and vanilla. Pour filling over peanut butter mixture in pastry shell. Spread meringue on hot filling. Carefully sealing to edge of crust to prevent shrinking. Sprinkle remaining peanut butter mixture over meringue. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely on wire rack before serving or refrigerating.

Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #764 by Nancy Berry <nlberry@...> on Aug 29, 1997

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