I have been married to a wonderful Christian man since 1976. The Lord has blessed us with two daughters and two sons. I consider each day the Lord gives me on the earth yet another chance to serve Him.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Peanut Butter Pie

Sometimes I really crave peanut butter & chocolate, and this pie really takes care of that craving.



PEANUT BUTTER PIE
(makes 2 pies)

Ingredients:
*3 cups finely crushed Oreo cookie crumbs
*6 tablespoons butter, melted
*1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
*1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
*1 cup peanut butter
*1 cup whole milk
*1 (16 ounce) package cool whip, thawed
*2 peanut butter cups, chopped
*1/4 cup chocolate syrup

Directions:
~Spray two 9" glass pie pans with cooking spray.
~In a large bowl, stir together the cookie crumbs & melted butter.
~Divide crumb mixture into two equal parts.
~Using your fingertips, firmly press the mixture evenly into the bottom and sides of pie plates.
~In a large bowl, cream together cream cheese & powdered sugar.
~Mix in peanut butter & milk, until smooth.
~Fold in cool whip.
~Spoon evenly into oreo crusts.
~Sprinkle peanut butter cups over top of pies.
~Drizzle chocolate syrup evenly over pies.
~Freeze until firm.

Variations:
-substitute oreo crusts for graham cracker crusts.
-substitute oreo crusts for nutter-butter crusts.
-substitute oreo crusts for vanilla wafer crusts.
-substitute peanut butter cups for milk chocolate candy with almonds
-drizzle caramel sauce over pies.
-substitute creamy peanut butter for crunchy peanut butter.

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