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Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

by BnB Finder | August 5th, 2014 | Best BnB Bites, Recipes
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Chocolate Peanut Butter PieHere’s a cool pie for those hot days. This time the crust’s made of pretzels! You crush them and blend with butter and sugar for an easy press-in pastry that’s both sweet and salty, and only takes a few minutes to bake. Next comes a layer of ganache — if you’re not familiar with that, it’s a simple filling made with two parts chocolate to one part cream. Just heat the cream, pour it over the chocolate, and stir till smooth.  Finally there’s a rich peanut butter-based filling, which you can even garnish with peanut butter cups. From Whitestone Country Inn in Kingston, Tennessee.

 

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie


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Crust
  1. 1¼ cups of crushed pretzels
  2. ¼ cup of sugar
  3. 3 oz of butter
  4. 2oz of chocolate ganache
Filling
  1. 8 oz of milk
  2. 8 oz of heavy cream
  3. ½ tsp of salt
  4. 4 oz of sugar
  5. 5 oz of egg yolks
  6. ½ tbsp of vanilla
  7. 6oz of peanut butter
Method of production for crust
  1. Combine pretzels, sugar, and butter and press into a 9-inch pie pan.
  2. Bake for 6-8 minutes and cool.
  3. After cooled, pour in ganache and let set in cooler until firm.
Method of Production for Pie Filling
  1. Makes 24 oz
  2. Combine the milk and cream with 2 oz of sugar and bring to a boil. Meanwhile blend the egg yolks and remaining 2oz of sugar together.
  3. Add the eggs to the hot milk slowly to temper the eggs and cook until thick enough to set up like pudding and then add extract. Add the 6oz of Peanut Butter to it.
  4. Pour this mixture onto the set up Ganache and pretzel crust. Let pie set 6-8 hours and top with crumbled peanut butter cups.
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