Chocolate Peanut Sundaes
I stumbled upon the recipe for this sauce in an old farm cookbook years ago and have been using it ever since. I've shared the recipe many times with friends.—Karen Ellinwood, Liberty Center, Ohio
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
Makesabout 1-2/3 cups sauce
- 1 package (3.4 ounces) cook-and-serve chocolate pudding mix
- 3/4 cup water
- 3/4 cup corn syrup
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/3 cup peanut butter
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Vanilla ice cream
- Chopped peanuts, optional
- In a large saucepan, combine the pudding mix, water, corn syrup and salt. Cook and stir until mixture comes to a boil. Remove from the heat; stir in the peanut butter, butter and vanilla until smooth. Serve warm with ice cream. Sprinkle with peanuts if desired.
Nutrition Facts2 tablespoons: 165 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 183mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
Originally published as Chocolate Peanut Sundaes in Quick Cooking March/April 2002