STREAMING NOW: Simply Nigella

Southern Peanut Butter Cream Pie

sparkle sparkle

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“This is a very rich pie with a peanut butter pudding filling and a meringue topping. Sometimes I use whipped cream instead of the meringue. This pie is as southern as it gets.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Filling:
  2. Mix cornstarch, yolks, salt, butter, and brown sugar together in medium saucepan; whisk in milk.
  3. Cook and stir over medium heat until thick.
  4. Remove from heat and let cool for 15 minutes.
  5. Stir in vanilla and peanut butter.
  6. Pour into crust and cover with whipped cream or meringue.
  7. Store in refrigerator.
  8. Meringue:
  9. In mixer bowl beat egg whites and cream of tarter until foamy.
  10. Slowly add sugar and beat until stiff peaks form.
  11. Beat in vanilla.
  12. Spread over peanut butter filling.
  13. Bake in a 400°F oven for 10 minutes until meringue is evenly golden brown.
  14. Cool before serving.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a