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Peanut Butter and Banana Pie
2 chocolate cookie crumb pie shells
11â�„2 cups brown sugar
8 oz. cream cheese
1 cup good peanut butter (you chose, smooth or creamy)
1 tsp. vanilla
1 large container (16oz.) whipped topping
Extra whipped topping and chopped peanuts for garnish, optional
Beat brown sugar, cream cheese, peanut butter and vanilla until well combined. Beat in half the whipped topping, then fold in the remaining whipped topping. Slice bananas and divide equally between pie shells, covering the bottoms. Pour peanut butter mixture over bananas. Drizzle with chocolate syrup. Cover and freeze.
Remove from freezer and let sit at room temperature for 15 minutes before slicing and serving. Serve with extra whipped topping and chopped peanuts as garnish (optional).
(This recipe was contributed as part of a "Cook of the Week" feature.)