Peanut Butter Pie

Mini Peanut Butter Pie

This isn’t just any Friday.

I’m writing this post with tears in my eyes and a lump in my throat.

Since I started writing Created by Diane, I’ve met so many wonderful people, in real life and online. The food blogging community has brought me many joys, and sadly sorrow mixed within. Jennifer Perrillo who writes In Jennie’s Kitchen lost her husband Mikey on Sunday to a massive heart attack. I’ve been reading lots about Jennie this week. My heart is breaking for her and her girls. Jennie wrote a goodbye post in it she said what we could all do to help her healing process. Make a peanut butter pie and share it with someone you love. It sounds simple, I only wish she would have had the chance to make Mikey one last peanut butter pie. Today is a day to hold on tight to the ones we love and share a little pie with them.

Peanut Butter Pie Recipe (2 mini pies)

crust:

1/4 cup crushed graham crackers

1/4 cup crushed chocolate cookies

3 Tablespoons melted butter

Mix and place into pie plate and press onto bottom and sides

Filling:

1/2 cup peanut butter

4 oz softened cream cheese

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

3/4 cup powdered sugar

1 cup whipped topping

Beat all ingredients together and pour over pie crust.

Freeze 2 hours or until ready to serve.

Every time I think of Jennies tweet  ”He’s gone. Any my heart is shattered in a million pieces.” The tears just roll down my face.

Take a moment to tell the ones you love how much they mean to you, with or without Peanut Butter Pie.

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  1. 1

    Omg, Diane, this looks so good, I really want to dive in, it looks so creamy! Delicious.
    Have a great weekend friend.♥

  2. 2

    I’m right there with you Diane. Beautiful post and gorgeous pies.

  3. 3

    Beautiful pie for a beautiful heartfelt story.

  4. 4

    I so agree. That post was the hardest and most rewarding ever, choked up during all the prep. Love the heart on your pie. Sending love to you and yours :D

  5. 6

    Love that you put a heart in the middle.

  6. 7

    Just beautiful. Love the addition of the hearts. So appropriate : )

  7. 9

    Thanks, Diane, I just happened to read Jennie’s post, and then saw yours. The blogging world really does create ties that connect us, lovely post.

  8. 11
    Kelsey/TheNaptimeChef says:

    This is so sweet Diane, we all feel for Jennie during this tough time.

  9. 13

    Love the heart! The pie is just perfect!

  10. 15

    I’m sure Jennie can feel the love and support from all the sweet blog postings about Mikey’s favorite pie. Love the hearts:)

  11. 17

    Love that you made this very special pie for Jennifer. Enjoy it with your loved ones Diane.

  12. 19

    A beautiful post with a beautiful message … thanks Diane.

  13. 21

    The pie is mesmerizing and the peanut butter is great for that luscious pie. I must try this one.

  14. 24

    What a beautiful post! I also, love the addition of the heart to the pie. Thanks so much for taking the time to link up at the memoriam link-up. We sure are part of an amazing community!

  15. 26

    Beautiful PB pies Diane. What happened to Jennie is so tragic & really encourages us all to slow it down & LOVE :)

  16. 28

    Beautiful post, Diane. Your pies are so appropriately sweet looking, honoring Mikey & Jennifer, and reminding all of us to love on the people in our own lives.

  17. 30

    i love how your pies turned out! the heart is just too cute. what a wonderful community we have here.

  18. 32

    What a beautiful post. The pies are gorgeous… love that you added the hearts. My prayers are with her and her family…

  19. 34
    Angie @ Bigbearswife says:

    lovely post Diane! Love the little pies and the heart on top!

  20. 35

    What a beautiful pie as a special tribute to Mikey, and in support of Jennie and her girls. Such a tragic event that reminds us how precious and delicate life is.

  21. 36

    Love your special ‘heart’ touch to this special pie

  22. 37

    looks crazy good – all of that cream cheeeeeese. I don’t know if my diet can handle it, tho – too many treats already :-(

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