Palma Maria Peanut Butter Pie

Palma Maria Peanut Butter Pie

2/3 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
5 1/2 cups milk
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
3/4 cup peanut butter
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 (9-inch ) baked pie shells
Whipped cream

In a saucepan mix together sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Stir in the milk and bring to a boil over low heat. Cook until thickened, stir in the vanilla extract, butter and peanut butter. Let cool slightly, mix together on high speed in blender or with a plastic blade in a food processor. Pour into pie shells. Chill well.

To serve, top with fresh whipped cream.

Makes two pies.