DIY

Peanut Butter Banana Cream Pie Is About To Become Your Favorite New Dessert

by Rebecca Endicott
Becca is a writer and aspirational dog owner living in NYC.

In the deep, dark days of winter, there’s nothing that I love more than a yummy slice of homemade pie!

Right now, we’re loving this scrumptious recipe for peanut butter banana cream pie. Like this twist on old-fashioned apple, it’s a tasty new take on the classic banoffee pie, with a delicious comfort-food quality that’s all its own!

Ingredients:

  • 22 peanut butter sandwich cookies
  • ½ cup dry-roasted peanuts
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup corn starch
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • Sliced bananas
  • Heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F.
  2. In a food processor, pulse sandwiches cookies and peanuts into a fine, crumb-like mixture.
  3. Mix in melted butter.
  4. Press mixture securely into bottom of pie plate.
  5. Bake at 350 °F for 12 minutes.
  6. Combine sugar, cornstarch, and half-and-half, then whisk gently.
  7. Add egg yolks, whisk thoroughly.
  8. Bring mixture to a boil over medium heat, stirring until it turns into a pudding.
  9. Cover and chill until cool to the touch.
  10. Line the pie crust from earlier with sliced bananas.
  11. Once cool, spoon the pudding onto the bananas, and spread into one smooth layer.
  12. Whisk heavy whipping cream for topping, adding vanilla extract as you whisk.
  13. Top the pie with a generous layer of whipped cream.
  14. Slice, plate, and add a cookie for garnish if desired. Enjoy!

Check out the video below to see how to make your very own pb&b pie.

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