Friday, January 8, 2010

Mile-High Peanut Butter-Brownie Pie

In April I'll be competing with 99 other home cooks at the 44th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest in Orlando, FL. One of us will win the grand prize of ONE MILLION DOLLARS! Just typing that makes butterflies in my tummy!! and have just posted our recipes and recipe photos. I hope you'll stop by, check out the recipes and if you feel there are some exceptionally wonderful looking recipes and knock-your-socks-off tasting recipes that you'll register at the website and give your favorite recipes a 5 star rating (and comments about the recipes if you'd like, but a comment is not required to give stars). Registration is quick and easy.

My recipe is "Mile-High Peanut Butter-Brownie Pie". The direct link is below --

Mile-High Peanut Butter-Brownie Pie


1 Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crust, softened as directed on box
1 box (15.5 oz) Pillsbury® Chocolate Chunk Brownie Mix
1/4 cup Reese's® peanut butter chips
1/3 cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
3 tablespoons water
1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup Jif® Creamy Peanut Butter
1 cup powdered sugar
1 container (8 oz) frozen whipped topping, thawed
2 tablespoons Fisher® Party Peanuts, chopped
2 tablespoons Hershey’s® mini chips semi-sweet chocolate


1. Heat oven to 350°F. Unroll pie crust; place in ungreased 9-inch glass pie plate as directed on box for One-Crust Filled Pie; flute edge.

2. In medium bowl, stir brownie mix, peanut butter chips, oil, water and egg 50 strokes with spoon. Pour batter into crust-lined pie plate.

3. Bake 30 to 40 minutes, covering edge of crust with strips of foil after 15 to 20 minutes, until crust is golden brown and center of brownie is set. Cool slightly, about 20 minutes. Refrigerate 1 hour or until completely cooled.

4. In medium bowl, beat cream cheese, peanut butter and powdered sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Fold in whipped topping. Spread mixture over brownie. Sprinkle with peanuts and chocolate chips. Refrigerate 30 minutes before serving. Store covered in refrigerator.


Joanne said...

Oh my that mile high pie looks great (couldn't think of anything to rhyme it with !) We love chocolate and peanut butter in our house - mmmmmm, mmmmmm
GREAT recipe! Good luck!

The Stephensons said...

I found a link to your blog from Rumor Queen. When I saw in your signature that you had a 16 year old daughter, I wanted to read a little about the story of your family. I really enjoyed looking at your blog and reading about your trip to China. Good luck in the cook off!

Kevin, Debbi and Sarah said...

Thanks Joanne and Lynn!! You're so sweet!!! Lynn, I'd love to check out your blog as well but it seems to be password protected. If it would be ok, please send me an email at . THANKS!

a Tonggu Momma said...

I totally rated it five stars on the site! Best of luck in the competition!

Tina said...

That pie looks awesome! Found your blog through RQ. Your daughter is gorgeous! Thanks for sharing your blog.