Peanut Butter Pie

The peanut-lover's pie!

Quick Facts

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Bake Time: 50 to 60 minutes
Yield: 1 (9-inch) pie


  • 1 (9-inch) unbaked deep dish pie crust
  • 6 tablespoons butter OR margarine
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 3/4 cup Karo┬« Dark Corn Syrup
  • 2 tablespoons bourbon whiskey
  • 1-1/2 cups salted dry roasted peanuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Melt butter in a large saucepan over low heat.  Add peanut butter and stir until smooth.  Mix in sugar and salt; continue to heat until sugars have dissolved.  Remove from heat.
  3. Combine eggs, corn syrup, and bourbon  in a mixing bowl.  Whisk  2 tablespoons of the peanut butter mixture into the eggs until thoroughly combined. Whisk the egg mixture back into the peanut butter mixture; constantly until smooth.   Remove from heat and stir in peanuts. 
  4. Pour into unbaked pie shell.  Bake for 50 to 60 minutes, until center is set.  Remove and allow to cool on a wire rack. 
  5. Serve with a dollop of whipped cream, if desired.