American Pie Council

2017 Professional Entry

 

Gotta Have Peanut Butter Pie


Gotta Have Peanut Butter Pie
Dionna Hurt, Longwood, FL
2017 APC National Pie Championships Professional Division
1st Place Peanut Butter

Crust
3 c Peanut butter sandwich cookies, crushed
½ c butter, melted
2-3 Tbl sugar
Crush cookies in food processor, grinding into crumbs. Transfer crumbs to lg mixing bowl, add butter and sugar, toss with fork. Pour into pie dish and press into bottom and up sides. Bake for 15 mins. Let cool.

Filling
½ cup Chocolate hazelnut spread
¼ cup Honey Roasted Peanuts chopped
8 oz. cream cheese
small jar marshmallow fluff
1 cup peanut butter
2 cups whipped cream

For the filling, blend the cream cheese, marshmallow cream and peanut butter with an electric mixer until smooth. Add in the whipped cream and mix with an electric mixer until blended.
Place ½ of filling in crust. Spread chocolate spread over filling and sprinkle with chopped honey roasted peanuts.
Spread remaining filling over chocolate spread and nuts.
Garnish with additional chopped nuts, chocolate spread and whipped cream.