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Peanut Butter-Banana Pie

Yield 1 (10-inch) pie

Ingredients

  • 40 NILLA Wafers
  • 1/3 cup honey-roasted peanuts
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 1/3 cups firmly packed dark brown sugar, divided
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup whipping cream, divided
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 bananas
  • Chopped honey-roasted peanuts (optional)

How to Make It

  1. Process first 3 ingredients and 1/3 cup brown sugar in a food processor until crumbly. Press mixture into bottom and up sides of a 10-inch deep-dish pieplate.

  2. Bake at 350° for 5 minutes. Set piecrust aside.

  3. Beat remaining 1 cup brown sugar, cream cheese, peanut butter, and 1 tablespoon whipping cream at medium speed with an electric mixer until mixture is light and fluffy.

  4. Beat remaining whipping cream and vanilla until stiff peaks form. Fold one-third whipped cream into peanut butter mixture; fold peanut butter mixture into remaining whipped cream.

  5. Slice bananas, and place on crust. Spread peanut butter mixture evenly over bananas. Sprinkle with chopped peanuts, if desired. Chill 2 hours.