Simple 5 Minute Peanut Butter Mousse

If you need a quick, tasty dessert, for yourself (I won’t judge) or for others, Peanut Butter Mousse will most certainly please both you and your guests! If you have a sweet tooth quickly appear, this will hit the spot. And if your husband invites friends over for a super last-minute dinner, you’ll have dessert in the bag. A few minutes is all you need… and sweet tooth averted!

Peanut Butter Mousse

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Velvety smooth, rich, creamy, fluffy, perfectly sweet and, of course, peanut buttery, this peanut butter mousse is nothing short of amazing! It takes just minutes to whip up, and just a few simple ingredients you most likely have sitting in your pantry. For all you peanut butter lovers, this is a must-try recipe! Plus, the holidays are upon us! So, start baking away!

This fluffy peanut butter mousse is incredible by the spoonful, I could actually eat it all in one sitting it’s so amazing, but it is also so versatile. Make it the star or pair with other sweet ingredients. In its most basic form, make it gorgeous by piping it into a cute dish with a star tip. And don’t be afraid to add other ingredients to it or add it to other desserts. Add peanuts if you so desire for some texture and extra peanut flavor or simply use chunky peanut butter!

A Classic… Chocolate and Peanut Butter

Who doesn’t love chocolate and peanut butter? You won’t see me raise my hand! …add chopped up Reese Peanut Butter Cups or mini chocolate chips for that classic combination flavor and texture. Chocolate sauce drizzled over top or chocolate mousse swirled into it is also fantastic.
Peanut Butter Mousse with chocolate chips

Even more…add it to other desserts as an ingredient. Swirl it into a chocolate pie crust or chocolate cup. Layer chocolate or vanilla cakes with this deliciousness. Top brownies or make sweet parfaits. Get creative! There are endless ways you can showcase this amazing mousse. But just know, one bite is never enough!

Brownies with peanut butter mousse

No Heating or Baking Necessary

A few minutes is all you’ll need to make this peanut butter mousse. No heating or baking necessary. Simply whip up all the ingredients together and enjoy! Or refrigerate if you’re going to use it a bit later!

Let’s Make Some Peanut Butter Mousse

In a stand mixer with the whip attachment start by creaming the cream cheese. Whip until fluffy and smooth.

Whipped Cream Cheese
Next, add the peanut butter. Once completely incorporated, add the powdered sugar and vanilla.
Making peanut Butter mousse

Set aside. In a different bowl whip the cream until light and fluffy. Fold it into the peanut butter mixture slowly not to deflate the cream. Next, enjoy any way you’d like!

Swirled Peanut Butter Mousse

Tips:

  • Use room temperature cream cheese. It’ll cream better and won’t leave any lumps.
  • Whip the heavy cream until medium peaks form, the cream will hold its shape but slightly fall when you pull the whisk out. Be careful not to over whip.
  • When folding the cream into the peanut butter mixture, use and spatula and mix in scraping bowl from the middle to the edge in a circular motion.   

 

Peanut Butter Mousse

Fluffy, silky smooth and extra delicious, this mousse is versatile.

Course Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 Oz. Cream Cheese Room Temperature
  • 1 Cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Peanut Butter
  • 1 Tbsp Vanilla Extract
  • 8 Oz. Heavy Whipping Cream

Instructions

  1. With a mixer, cream the cream cheese until smooth and creamy.

  2. Add the powdered sugar, vanilla extract and peanut butter and mix into the cream cheese until completely incorporated. Set aside.

  3. In a separate bowl, whip the heavy whipping cream until it’s light, fluffy and medium peaks form.

  4. Carefully fold the whipped cream into the peanut butter mixture. Use immediately or refrigerate until needed. Enjoy!

Keep it Sweet!

Peanut Butter Mousse: Easy to Make, simple ingredients. It only takes 5 minutes.

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