Peanut Butter Pie

BBQ Pit Boys Recipe

1 graham cracker pie shell, store bought or home made
4 oz. cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1 cup whipped topping, additional needed as topping to serve
unsalted peanuts, well toasted and chopped, to taste

To toast peanuts:  Preheat oven to 475 degrees. Into preheated oven place on a middle rack, in a lightly buttered tray, the unsalted peanuts for 4 minutes. Remove and cool.

To make filling:  Whip cream cheese until smooth and fluffy. Beat in sugar and peanut butter. Must be thoroughly and evenly combined. Fold in the whipped topping slowly. Do not stir.
Pour into pie shell. Refrigerate for 4 hours, tightly covered, until firm.

To serve:  Top with whipped topping and sprinkle with chopped, well toasted unsalted peanuts.