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What's a delicious dessert I can make with peanut butter?

asked by Bridgit over 3 years ago
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Amanda Hesser

Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.

added over 3 years ago

Here are two great cookie recipes: http://www.food52.com/blog... AND http://www.food52.com/recipes... . And here's a dessert: http://www.epicurious.com...

added over 3 years ago

Theres is a wonderful collection of peanut butter pies that were made as a tribute to Mike Perrillo

added over 3 years ago

Just google Jif decadent peanut butter pie! Its definitely a keeper! I use a homemade pie crust instead of the chocolate crust.

added over 3 years ago

i agree with Patty C. a good peanut butter pie is awesome. I had one at Tom Douglas's "Ettas" in seattle and i couldn't believe how light it was. Its a little extra work, but a peanut butter chiffon pie is amazing and will serve a lot of people. Ettas even had thing layer of chocolate between the filling and the crust...so it was even more amazing. The only recipe I know of for a chiffon version of a peanut butter pie is the Williams-Sonoma "Pies & Tarts" one, which you can find here.


A treat a friend's mom used to make for us when I was growing up was rice crispy treats, but mixed together chunky peanut butter and chocolate and spread that over the top when they had cooled. Its not for the faint of heart...you have to really be committed to your love of peanut butter to eat them!

I hope this helps and you turn out some excellent desserts!

added over 3 years ago

Tiger butter ! Although not a plated dessert, a great hit for both young and old.

added over 3 years ago

Pardon the pictures (it was early in my blogging career and I was clueless) but this Peanut Butter Chocolate Cloud Pie from Tish Boyle/Lisa Yockelson is AWESOME and quite easy.