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Black Bottom Peanut Butter Chiffon Pie

Servings 1 pie

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 Tbs. cornstarch
  • 2 cups milk
  • 4 beaten egg yolks
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 baked 9" pie shell
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cups Cool Whip
  • chocolate curls optional

Instructions

  • Mix first 4 ingredients in heavy saucepan. Bring to boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  • Dip 1 cup out in a bowl and add chocolate and vanilla. Stir till chocolate melts.
  • Pour chocolate filling in bottom of pie shell. Chill in refrigerator.
  • Add gelatin to 1/4 cup cold water. Let sit 1 minute.
  • Add gelatin water to hot custard. Stir till dissolved.
  • Stir in 1/2 cup peanut butter till well mixed and smooth.
  • Beat egg whites with electric mixer, gradually adding 1/4 cup sugar. Mix till stiff peaks form.
  • Fold in peanut butter custard and Cool Whip.
  • Pour peanut butter layer on top of chocolate layer. Chill in refrigerator.
  • Garnish with chocolate curls, if desired.