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Peanut Butter Chiffon Pie

Published On: Jan 20 2014 04:31:22 PM CST
Peanut Butter Chiffon Pie

Peanut Butter Chiffon Pie

In 1973, WISC – TV 3 sponsored a recipe contest for dairy dessert pies. This was a winning recipe created by Norma Radke. Her husband Jerry and her daughter Lorie remember her wonderful family dinners and special desserts. They lived on a farm in Loganville, Wisconsin.

Crust

  • 1 cup crushed pretzels
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted

Filling

  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 2 egg yolks*
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 2 egg whites*
  • 1/4 cup sugar, divided
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • Garnish options: grated chocolate, chocolate syrup, chopped peanuts

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a 9 inch pie plate, combine crushed pretzels, sugar, and melted butter. Mix well and press firmly in bottom of pie plate. Bake for 8 minutes. Remove from the oven and cool.

In a heavy medium sized saucepan, mix gelatin, 1/4 cup sugar and salt. In a small bowl, beat milk and egg yolks together. Pour gradually into gelatin and sugar mixture while stirring. Cook over medium heat while stirring constantly. Cook until mixture just comes to a boil. Add peanut butter and stir until well mixed. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.

In a small bowl, beat egg whites until stiff and add 2 tablespoon of sugar. Fold into peanut butter mixture. Beat cream until stiff and add 2 tablespoon of sugar. Fold whipped cream into peanut butter mixture. Pour into crust. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate.

When ready to serve, sprinkle with grated chocolate, drizzle with chocolate syrup and top with chopped peanuts if desired.

*Use pasteurized eggs.

Nutritional information per serving:

Calories: 330
Fat, gm.: 21
Protein, gm.: 6
Carbs, gm.: 30
Cholesterol, mg.: 80
Fiber, gm.: 0.9

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