Peanut Butter Ice Cream Topping

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


2-3/4 cups

Updated: Oct. 13, 2022
Reports Karen Buhr of Gasport, New York,"Whenever there's an ice cream social at church, this scrumptious topping is requested. It's easy to make."


  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • Vanilla ice cream
  • Peanuts, optional


  1. In a 1-1/2-qt. microwave-safe dish, combine the brown sugar, corn syrup, butter and salt. Cover and microwave on high for 2-1/2 minutes or until mixture boils, stirring twice. Add peanut butter; stir until smooth. Stir in evaporated milk.
  2. Serve warm over ice cream. Sprinkle with peanuts if desired. Cover and store in the refrigerator. To reheat, microwave at 50% power for 30-60 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 149 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 95mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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