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Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Recipe

Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Recipe

Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse from Maria Regakis of Somerville, Massachusetts combines favorites chocolate and peanut butter perfectly. It's a delicious, rich dessert ideal for summer night entertaining and a nice alternative to ice cream.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 milk chocolate candy bar (5 ounces), chopped
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup chocolate-covered peanuts, chopped

Directions

  • 1. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the candy bar, cream and peanut butter. Microwave at 50% power for 2-3 minutes or until smooth, stirring twice. Transfer to a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until chilled.
  • 2. Beat until soft peaks form. Spoon into dessert dishes; sprinkle with chocolate-covered peanuts. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 554 calories, 46 g fat (19 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 237 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 14 g protein.