Peanut Butter Pie I

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups chocolate cookie crumbs
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese,
  • softened
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream

Instructions

1 _ Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

2 _ Combine 1 1/4 cup cookie crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar, and 1/4 cup butter; press into a 9-inch pie plate. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes. Cool on wire rack.

3 _ In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, peanut butter, 1 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon butter, and vanilla until smooth. Whip the cream, and fold into the peanut butter mixture.

4 _ Gently spoon filing into crust. Garnish pie with chocolate or cookie crumbs if desired. Refrigerate for several hours before serving.

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