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Chocolate-Peanut Butter Fondue

Makes: 5 servings
Serving size: 1/4cup Yield: about 1 1/4 cups
Start to Finish 15 mins
Chocolate-Peanut Butter Fondue
Ingredients
  • 1 11 1/2 ounce package  milk chocolate pieces
  • 1/4  cup  milk
  • 1  tablespoon  crunchy peanut butter
  •  Milk
  •  Dippers: Star fruit (carambola) slices, kumquats, orange sections, whole strawberries, pear slices, banana slices, and/or apple chunks; angel cake or pound cake cubes; assorted cookies; marshmallows
Directions

1. In a heavy small saucepan (or the top of a double boiler placed over gently simmering water), combine chocolate pieces and the 1/4 cup milk. Cook, stirring constantly, over low heat until chocolate is melted and smooth. Stir in peanut butter. Cook and stir until heated through. Stir in additional milk, 1 tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency.

2. Pour mixture into a fondue pot; keep warm over a fondue burner. Serve with dippers. (Fondue will thicken as it stands. Stir in additional milk, 1 tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency.)

From the Test KitchenChocolate SMores Fondue:
  • Prepare as directed in step 1, except omit peanut butter. Pour mixture into a fondue pot; keep warm over a fondue burner. Add 1 tablespoon marshmallow creme to the center; do not stir. Slowly pour 1 tablespoon rum into fondue pot. Ignite rum by touching lighted match to edge of pot. (Cooking or flambeing with an open flame should be done with great care. It will take about 11/2 minutes for the flame to burn down.) After the flame burns down, carefully swirl the mixture. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon graham cracker crumbs over the top; do not stir.
Flaming Caramel-Pecan Fondue:
  • Prepare as directed in step 1, except omit peanut butter. Stir in 2 tablespoons caramel ice cream topping. Cook and stir until heated through. Pour mixture into a fondue pot; keep warm over a fondue burner. Slowly pour 1 tablespoon rum into fondue pot. Ignite rum by touching lighted match to edge of pot. (Cooking or flambeing with an open flame should be done with great care. It will take about 11/2 minutes for the flame to burn down.) After the flame burns down, sprinkle 1 tablespoon finely chopped pecans over the top; do not stir.
Nutrition Facts (Chocolate-Peanut Butter Fondue)
  • Servings Per Recipe 5,
  • cal. (kcal) 374,
  • Fat, total (g) 21,
  • chol. (mg) 12,
  • sat. fat (g) 11,
  • carb. (g) 40,
  • pro. (g) 6,
  • sodium (mg) 61,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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