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Peanut Butter Parfaits Recipe

Peanut Butter Parfaits Recipe

NOW THAT our nest holds only two of us, I've had to develop many dishes for two. My husband and I love this dessert, and it also makes an elegant finish to a meal when company comes. You'll hear lots of "oohs" and "aahs"! —Mildred Sherrer Bay City, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + cooling YIELD:2 servings


  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • Vanilla ice cream
  • 1/4 cup peanuts


  • 1. In a small heavy saucepan, combine the brown sugar, milk, corn syrup and butter. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved and mixture is smooth, about 4 minutes.
  • 2. Remove from the heat; stir in peanut butter until smooth. Cool to room temperature. Spoon half into two parfait glasses; top with ice cream. Repeat layers. Sprinkle with peanuts. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 514 calories, 22 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 172 mg sodium, 77 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 9 g protein.