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Chocolate Peanut Butter Parfaits

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Assembly

    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.