How to make it

  • *Purchase a large graham cracker crust or make your own:
  • Mix 1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs with 1/4 cup sugar and 1/3 cup melted butter or margarine; pat into a 9-inch pie plate and chill for about 30 minutes before filling. If a crispier crust is desired, bake at 375° for about 7 minutes before filling.
  • In a medium saucepan, cook sugar, chocolate, milk, corn syrup together, stirring occasionally, to the soft ball stage (see below), or about 234° to 240° on a candy thermometer. Remove from heat; stir in peanut butter. Beat lightly for a few minutes; pour into bottom of pie crust. Chill thoroughly before filling.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese with peanut butter, powdered sugar and milk. Fold in whipped topping until well blended. Spoon into fudge-layered pie crust and garnish with chocolate curls and/or chopped peanuts. Chill thoroughly before serving.
  • To test for soft ball stage:
  • Use fresh cold water each time you test the candy. In about 1 cup of cold water, spoon about 1/2 teaspoon of hot candy. Put you hand into the water and push the candy to form a ball. Gently pick the formed ball up (if it will not form a ball, it is not done) - the soft ball will flatten slightly when removed from water.

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    " It was excellent "
    mumtazcatering ate it and said...
    thanks crossfire.......peanut butter in a cheesecake
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  • carolinacin 12 years ago
    Sounds good, thanks
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    " It was excellent "
    tinam ate it and said...
    Saved it...tired it and will definitely make it over and over again!!!!! Wonderful!
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  • kukla 12 years ago
    You're hurtin' me here.....I'm supposed to be on a diet!!! Great post, yet again, CrossFire :)
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  • judypatterson 12 years ago
    looks good. will try .
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  • jenniferbyrdez 12 years ago
    Oh, baby. I'm salivating just reading this. Saved. TY.
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  • mcgg1394 12 years ago
    I've been looking for more peanut butter recipes thanks,it looks delicious!
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