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Chocolate Peanut Pie

This easy to make pie is fudgy and rich, with salty notes from the dry-roasted peanuts. If you love chocolate and peanuts, you will LOVE this pie!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Tricia

Ingredients

  • 1 single, unbaked pastry crust (see link in notes for our best crust recipe)
  • 4 ounces good quality semi-sweet chocolate chopped (not chocolate chips)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups salted, dry-roasted peanuts

Instructions

  • Prepare a single pastry crust and place in a 9-inch pie plate. Crimp and refrigerate until needed or if using frozen, follow package directions.
  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • In a large microwave safe mixing bowl, combine the chopped chocolate and butter. Heat on HIGH for 1 then stir. Repeat with 30-second intervals stirring after each, until the butter is melted. Stir until all the chocolate is melted.
  • Add the granulated sugar, corn syrup, eggs and vanilla. Stir until well blended. Add the peanuts and stir gently until well blended. Pour the filling into the prepared, unbaked crust.
  • Bake the pie for 50 minutes or until the filling is firm to the touch, 2-inches from the edge. Cool on a wire rack.

Notes

Click HERE to get our recipe for Perfect Pie Crust in 3 Easy Steps