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You Asked For It: Decadent Peanut Butter Pie recipe

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I would love to have a recipe for peanut butter pie. Thank you.

Cindy Roe, St. Petersburg.

We got many recipes for peanut butter pie but most of them were the same except for slight variations (like smooth or crunchy). New Port Richey resident Keith Winsch uses a graham cracker crust. Mary Kent of Pinellas Park uses a bit of milk in the recipe she says was her husband's favorite pie, the one he always asked her to make. Marilyn Kull of Largo uses crunchy peanut butter. We used the recipe submitted by Herbert Graham of Chiefland, who put the pie over the top with the addition of a hot fudge topping. I was unable to find spreadable hot fudge so I used regular, which was difficult to drizzle over the top. If you don't use the spreadable kind, you might want to use chopped-up peanut butter cups as a garnish. It's the perfect summertime pie since you don't have to bake it. It's served chilled, making it the ideal end to a hot Florida day.

Recipe requests

Stella Skuza of Tierra Verde would like the recipe for the cheese-stuffed shrimp that used to be on Frenchy's Rockaway menu.

Recipes tested by Times correspondent Ellen Folkman unless otherwise noted. Send requests to You Asked For It, P.O. Box 1159, Crystal Beach, FL 34681 or email [email protected] Include your name, city and phone number.

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