March 5, 2011

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

This is a quick dessert to put together. It combines chocolate and peanut butter, the classic combination.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie
3 cups multi-bran chex cereal
3 Tbsp. butter or margarine
1 Tbsp. peanut butter
1 small box chocolate pudding (not instant)
2 cups milk
1/4 cup peanut butter

Preheat oven to 350ºF. Crush cereal. In ungreased 9-inch microwaveable pie plate, mix butter and 1 Tbsp. peanut butter. Microwave until melted, and stir together until blended. Stir in crushed cereal until evenly coated. Press evenly on sides and bottom of pie plate. Bake 10 minutes, and then place in freezer.

Make pudding as directed on package, except after cooling 5 minutes, add 2 Tbsp. of the peanut butter. Stir a few times until melted and marbled throughout pie filling. Pour into pie crust. 

In microwaveable dish, microwave remaining 2 Tbsp. peanut butter until melted. Drizzle over pie. Refrigerate until set, and then serve.

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