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Peanut butter cream pie

Peanut butter cream pie
Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

DEAR SOS: After my nephew's graduation from UC Santa Barbara, we had dinner at The Brewhouse on Montecito Street. It was a most memorable meal. I hope you can get the recipe for the incredible Peanut Butter Cream Pie. It ... Read more

Total time: 30 minutes plus 3 hours chilling | Serves 8

Crust

  • 1 1/2 cups Oreo cookie crumbs
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter

Step 1Heat the oven to 350 degrees.

Step 2Combine the cookie crumbs and peanut butter and mix well. Shape the mixture into a 9-inch pie pan. Bake until set, 7 minutes. Cool completely.

Filling

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 3/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 cups whipping cream

Step 1Mix together the cream cheese, peanut butter and powdered sugar until there are no lumps.

Step 2In a separate bowl, whip the cream to form stiff peaks, then fold it into the cream cheese mixture and pour it into the pie crust. Chill the pie 3 to 4 hours before serving.

Each serving:
737 calories; 324 mg sodium; 153 mg cholesterol; 59 grams fat; 30 grams saturated fat; 46 grams carbohydrates; 11 grams protein; 2 grams fiber.
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