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PB2 Peanut Butter Pie

PB2 Peanut Butter Pie


  • Author: Regan Jones, RD
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings

Description

No peanut butter on hand? No worries! This PB2 Peanut Butter Pie is a wonderful alternative. Your whole family will love the taste and you’ll love how easy it is! This peanut butter dessert is a peanut butter lovers dream!


Ingredients

Filling

  • 1 cup sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup powdered peanut butter, such as PB2
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp. cornstarch or arrowroot
  • 1 (12-oz.) can evaporated milk (about 1 1/4 cups)

Crust

  • 1 (6-oz.) ready-to-use graham cracker piecrust or pre-made crust*

Meringue**

  • 3 large egg whites, room temperature
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 6 tablespoons sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Prepare the Filling: Whisk together sugar, salt, powdered peanut butter and cornstarch in a small saucepan. Whisk in milk until smooth.
  3. Bring to a boil, and cook until thickened, stirring constantly, about 5 minutes. Pour into Crust.
  4. Prepare the Meringue: Beat egg whites with an electric hand mixer in a clean, dry separate bowl until soft peaks form. (Alternatively, use a stand mixer with whisk attachment.) Sprinkle with salt, cream of tartar, and sugar. Beat until stiff peaks form.
  5. Spread Meringue evenly over Filling in prepared pie crust using a silicone spatula, sealing to edges of Crust.
  6. Bake in preheated oven until the top of the pie is lightly browned, about 15 minutes. Remove from oven, and let cool completely. Cover, and chill in refrigerator until ready to serve. Store chilled pie in an airtight container up to 3-4 days.

Notes

*If you’re not a fan of a meringue topping, feel free to use Cool Whip whipped topping here or real whipped cream.

**To prepare a homemade piecrust using graham cracker crumbs, follow this recipe. It would also be yummy to try this in an Oreo cookie crust.

  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 slice
  • Calories: 470
  • Sugar: 60 g
  • Sodium: 365 mg
  • Fat: 13 g
  • Carbohydrates: 82 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 7 g

Keywords: PB2 Peanut Butter Pie