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One slice of peanut butter chess pie with whipped cream on top
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Peanut Butter Chess Pie

Peanut Butter Chess Pie is an easy pie recipe full of peanut butter! This is a twist on a classic chess pie and it's SO good - peanut butter lovers will love this pie.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword peanut butter, pie
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8 servings
Calories 493kcal
Author Dorothy Kern
Cost $8

Ingredients

  • 1 pie crust from scratch or from a refrigerated pack of two
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter butter , melted
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter (regular no-stir peanut butter)
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar or white distilled vinegar, or lemon juice in a pinch
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Place pie crust in 9” pie plate and crimp edges as desired. Chill until ready to fill.
  • Whisk together butter and peanut butter. If the peanut butter is too stiff to whisk, microwave it for about 20-30 seconds.
  • Whisk in eggs, sugar, cornmeal, flour, vinegar, and vanilla. Pour into prepared pie shell.
  • Bake for 35-45 minutes, until crust is browned and top of pie is browned. It will still jiggly slightly in the middle. Mine took 40 minutes. Cool completely before cutting.
  • Serve with whipped cream or ice cream, or chocolate sauce.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 493kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 124mg | Sodium: 199mg | Potassium: 168mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 490IU | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg