November 7, 2009

PEANUT BUTTER PIE

1 (9 inch) pie shell, baked
1/3 c. peanut butter
3/4 c. powdered sugar
1/3 c. plain flour
1/2 c. sugar
8 oz. Cool Whip
1/8 tsp. salt
2 c. milk, scalded
2 egg yolks, slightly beaten
2 tbsp. butter
1/2 tsp. vanilla

Blend peanut butter with powdered sugar until mealy. Sprinkle 2/3 of mixture over baked pie shell. Combine flour, 1/2 cup sugar and salt in top of double boiler or cook in microwave. Stir in scalded milk; cook until thick. Stir a small amount of cooked filling into the egg yolks. Combine and cook several minutes longer. Add vanilla. Pour into pie shell. Top with Cool Whip. Sprinkle the remaining peanut butter and powdered sugar mixture over the top. Chill and serve.

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