Monday, 22 August 2011

Peanut butter pie (For Mikey)

Last week among the many food blogs that I read on a regular basis one in particular stood out.  In Jennie's Kitchen Author, Jennifer Perillo had the courage to write about the tragic and sudden loss of her husband Mikey. The post was beautiful and it brought me to tears.

her request was so simple.....Peanut butter pie was his favorite dessert. Make a peanut butter pie and share it with someone you love.
what you need:

1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
1 cup peanut butter
1 cup milk
1 (16 ounce) package frozen whipped topping, thawed
2 (9 inch) prepared graham cracker crusts
 What you do:
1.  Beat together cream cheese and confectioners' sugar. Mix in peanut butter and milk. Beat until smooth. Fold in whipped topping.
2.  Spoon into two 9 inch graham cracker pie shells; cover, and freeze until firm.

I chose this recipe to start off with because of it's simplicity......and it really is simple although I think next time I'll drizzle chocolate on top and garnish with chopped nuts to make it look a little more polished.
I hope that those of you who try this recipe love it and pass it on.  My heart aches for Jennifer Perillo and her two young daughters.  This was my Peanut butter pie for Mikey.

1 comment:

  1. Did this not break your heart? I was sobbing. Still have to make my pie, and will definitely share it with you when I do!