Recipe: Peanut Butter Cream Pie


Active Work and Total Preparation Time: 30 minutes plus 3 hours chilling

CRUST

1 1/2 cups Oreo cookie crumbs

1/4 cup creamy peanut butter

Heat the oven to 350 degrees.

Combine 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

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

In 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.

8 servings. 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.