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  • 3 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 6
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  • 37 Ratings

Try our peanut butter mousse recipe for your next dinner party. Made with cream cheese, powdered sugar and creamy peanut butter topped with a chocolate ganache, this easy peanut butter mousse is guaranteed to impress.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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prep:
30 mins
chill:
120 mins
total:
150 mins
Servings:
16
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Peanut Butter Mousse

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • For chocolate curls, with a vegetable peeler scrape along the edge of the chocolate bar to get small shavings; set aside.

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  • In a chilled small mixing bowl beat whipping cream with chilled beaters of an electric mixer on low to medium speed until soft peaks form; set aside.

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  • In a medium mixing bowl beat cream cheese, peanut butter, and milk with an electric mixer until combined. Beat in powdered sugar and vanilla until mixture is smooth. Gently fold in beaten whipped cream, half at a time, until mixture is smooth. Cover and chill for 2 hours or up to 24 hours.

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  • To serve, using a pastry bag* fitted with a very large star tip pipe peanut butter mousse into the bowl of 16 teaspoons. Using a pastry bag fitted with a small round tip, pipe Chocolate Ganache over peanut butter mousse on spoons. Sprinkle mousse with chocolate curls. Makes 16 servings.

*Test Kitchen Tip:

Instead of a pastry bag, fill a plastic sandwich bag with mousse. Snip one of the bottom corners and squeeze the mousse from the bag. The technique works for the ganache too.

Nutrition Facts (Peanut Butter Mousse)

146 calories; total fat 12g; saturated fat 5g; polyunsaturated fat 2g; monounsaturated fat 5g; cholesterol 19mg; sodium 75mg; potassium 104mg; carbohydrates 8g; fiber 1g; sugar 6g; protein 4g; vitamin a 194IU; vitamin c 0mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 8mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 20mg; iron 0mg.

Chocolate Ganache

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  • In a small saucepan bring 3 tablespoons whipping cream just to boiling over medium-high heat. Remove from heat. Add 1 1/2 ounces chopped bittersweet or milk chocolate (do not stir). Let stand 5 minutes. Stir until smooth.

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Reviews

37 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 13
  • 4 star values: 10
  • 3 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 6
  • 1 star values: 2