Peanut Butter Parfaits

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + cooling


2 servings

Updated: May. 31, 2022
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
Peanut Butter Parfaits Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

1 parfait: 514 calories, 22g fat (6g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 172mg sodium, 77g carbohydrate (67g sugars, 2g fiber), 9g protein.