BEST PEANUT BUTTER CRUNCH PIE
1 (9-inch) frozen deep-dish pie crust
1 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
2 cups whole milk
1/2 cup granulated sugar
3 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 egg yolks
1/4 cup butter, cut into pieces
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Bake pie shell according to package directions. Cool completely.
In a bowl, mix powdered sugar and peanut butter together until crumbly. Set aside.
In a heavy saucepan, whisk together milk, granulated sugar, cornstarch, salt, and egg yolks. Heat over medium heat, stirring constantly. Bring to a simmer for a few minutes, until thickened.
Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract and butter. Stir until all of the butter is melted.
Sprinkle 1/2 of the peanut butter crumb mixture into the pie crust …