Peanut Butter Ice Cream Pie

Well, you and your family and/or guests are in for a very special treat, when you make this very easy dessert. Perfect for sizzling summer evenings!

Recipe of the Week: Peanut Butter Ice Cream Pie

Crust:
1 pack of cinnamon graham crackers, crumbled
2 tsp. sugar
1/4 c. butter, melted

Filling:
1 qt. vanilla ice cream
1/2 c. light corn syrup
1/3 c. cream peanut butter
2/3 c. chopped dry roasted peanuts

Directions:
1. Mix the crust ingredients together, press into pie plate*, and set aside to cool.
2. Mix the corn syrup and the peanut butter in a glass, two-cup measuring cup with a spout until smooth.
3.  When the crust has thoroughly cooled, carefully press half of the ice cream on top of the crust. Pour half of the pb/syrup mixture over the ice cream and spread around as much as possible. Sprinkle half of the nuts on top of this.
4. Repeat with the remaining ice cream, peanut butter mixture, and nuts.
5. Freeze for two or three hours. Before serving, set pie in a shallow dish of hot water for a few minutes to slightly loosen the crust.

*As much as I dislike metal pie pans, for this pie you might one to use one because of the possibility of a glass one cracking or being dropped and broken. And the tastiness of this pie might have someone trying to eat it off the floor, crunchy glass and all. (Does that happen to sound like “been there, done that?” 🙂 )

Thought of the Week: Although it has been 52 days since the summer solstice (longest day of the year), sunrises have just begun to occur a little later and sunsets slightly earlier. Though the heat has not abated, it seems like there are a couple hours less of its intensity, which is definitely a blessing.

 

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About Cyranette

I have been writing since I was 11 and am now a grandmother of 9. Aside from my family, I love writing, reading, movies, gardening, genealogy, and travel. I met my soulmate online and we've been married 19 years. I am a survivor of rape, abuse, and cancer. I believe in love, kindness, and common sense. I was born/raised in Indiana and have lived in Massachusetts, Texas, and California. I have visited: most of the United States, British Columbia, Germany, Austria, and Costa Rica. My husband and I would like to visit England, Europe, and New Zealand and to take a train ride along the Canadian/American border. I have written essays, articles, short stories, a romance novel, a self-help book, and several children's books.
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4 Responses to Peanut Butter Ice Cream Pie

  1. Oh my goodness, this sounds like pie heaven. Thank you for the recipe!

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  2. sounds delish, if not very moreish!

    Like

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