Whip up these amazing Chocolate Peanut Butter Parfaits in no time and wow your guest with this pretty dessert! You can serve them in any pretty dish but these worked perfectly in for our Enchanted Garden Party decor served in small clear dishes. We dressed up the clear bowl with a strip of moss ribbon and a silk flower. Pretty and tasty all in one dish!
Chocolate Peanut Butter Parfaits
- 1 bag Reese's Pieces
- 1/2 cup chopped peanuts
- 2 cup heavy cream divided
- 1 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
- 8 ounce cream cheese
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 2 tsp. vanilla divided
- Pinch of Salt
- 9 ounces semi sweet chocolate broken into pieces
- 1 1/2 cups already whipped cream
Peanut Butter layer
In electric mixer, beat 1 1/4 cups heavy cream until stiff peaks form. Refrigerate until ready to mix into peanut butter mixture.
In mixer beat together softened cream cheese, peanut butter, 1/4 tsp vanilla and salt.
Gradually add powder sugar until creamy.
Begin adding whip cream folding it into the peanut butter mixture. Keep mixing until you have a light creamy texture. Cover and refrigerate.
Chocolate Mousse layer
In a large heatproof bowl combine broken chocolate and remaing vanilla, set aside.
In a small saucepan bring ¾ cup of cream to a simmer, do not boil. Remove from heat and pour over chocolate. Let set for a few minutes then whisk until smooth.
Cover and refrigerate for 10-20 minutes until cooled.
While chocolate is cooling, in mixer beat cream until stiff peaks form.
Remove chocolate refrigerator, using whisk mix chocolate back to a creamy texture.
Begin adding whip cream folding it into the chocolate mixture. Keep mixing until you have a light creamy texture.
In small parfait cups pipe in layer of the chocolate mousse.
Then pipe a second layer of the peanut butter mousse.
Top with a dollop of whip cream.
Garnish with a small reese cup and chopped nuts.
Refrigerate for 3-4 hours before serving.