Sugar-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse

If your a chocoholic or peanut butter dessert fiend, this chocolate peanut butter mousse is the perfect dessert for you!

Two parfait glasses of chocolate peanut butter mousse on a white cloth with a wooden spoon and small bowl of chopped peanuts.

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My mother-in-law loves the combination of peanut butter and chocolate so I’m always whipping up something new for her birthday or family dinners like my peanut butter chocolate lasagna or any of these delicious chocolate peanut butter desserts.

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Ingredients

With only a few delicious ingredients, this chocolate peanut butter mousse comes together in less than a half hour!

Heavy Whipping Cream – This mousse calls for making your own homemade whipping cream both for serving as well as making the mousse.

Honey – I prefer to use local honey as much as possible. Honey is the sweetener making this a sugar-free chocolate peanut butter mousse!

Real Vanilla Extract – Please always use real vanilla extract, it makes a world of difference in your baking and desserts!

Cream Cheese – This adds a lush delicious creaminess to the mousse.

Peanut Butter – Use sugar-free natural peanut butter only! This is will make the best mousse without being too sweet.

Salt – To balance the sweetness.

Unsweetened Chocolate – You can use unsweetened chocolate chips or baking squares but always use a good quality chocolate.

Roasted Peanuts – Peanuts add a salty crunchiness to the final dessert.

Method

This is a fairly simple recipe but should be made shortly before serving.

In a large mixing bowl or the bowl of a standing mixer, add the heavy whipping cream, a tablespoon of honey, and half of the vanilla extract. Mix until light and fluffy, about 2-3 minutes. Be sure to scrape the sides of the bowl to ensure all of the ingredients are incorporated. Set aside.

Peanut Butter, honey and cream cheese in a glass mixing bowl on a white cloth with heavy cream and vanilla extract in a measure cup.

In another large mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese, peanut butter, 2 tablespoons of honey, the remaining vanilla extract, and salt. Beat until light and fluffy, about 2-3 minutes.

Gently fold 2/3 of the whipped cream into the peanut butter mixture until it is completely combined.

Peanut butter mousse with a spatula in a glass mixing bowl.

Divide the peanut butter mousse between 4 dessert bowls or parfait glasses. Set the serving dishes with the mousse in the fridge and chill for 10 minutes. Reserve the remaining whipped cream for serving by placing in the fridge.

Peanut Butter mousse divided between two glass parfait glasses.

Just before serving, place the chocolate in a microwave safe bowl and heat for 30 seconds. Stir and heat in 15 second intervals until completely melted. Once the chocolate is completely melted stir in the remaining honey until well combined. Set aside.

Dark chocolate squares in a microwave safe bowl.

To serve, remove the peanut butter mousse from the fridge and top each serving with a spoonful of the remaining whipped cream, drizzle with the melted chocolate and garnish with a few chopped peanuts! Serve immediately.

A serving of sugar free peanut butter chocolate mousse in a parfait glass.

Variations

There are many ways you can change this chocolate peanut butter mousse up a bit!

Add layers of crushed chocolate cookies or brownie bites between layers of mousse for a extra boost of chocolaty goodness!

Add a layer or two of chocolate chips and chopped peanuts for a crunchy layer.

Ultimately there are many ways to add a layer of extra deliciousness so feel free to be creative!

Be sure to check out these other sugar free mousse recipes for more inspiration too!

Yield: 4 Servings

Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse

Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse.

A sugar-free chocolate peanut butter mousse perfect for the chocoholic yet elegant enough for guests!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pint heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup honey, divided
  • 1 teaspoon real vanilla extract, divided
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup natural sugar-free peanut butter, room temperature
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 1/3 cup roasted peanuts, chopped

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl or the bowl of a standing mixer, add the heavy whipping cream, one tablespoon of honey, and 1/2 teaspoon of the vanilla extract. Mix until light and fluffy, about 2-3 minutes. Be sure to scrape the sides of the bowl to ensure all of the ingredients are incorporated. Set aside.
  2. In another large mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese, peanut butter, 2 tablespoons of honey, the remaining vanilla extract, and salt. Beat until light and fluffy, about 2-3 minutes.
  3. Gently fold 2/3 of the whipped cream into the peanut butter mixture until completely combined.
  4. Evenly divide the peanut butter mousse between 4 dessert bowls or parfait glasses. Place the serving dishes with the mousse in the fridge and chill for 10 minutes. Reserve the remaining whipped cream for serving by placing in the fridge.
  5. Just before serving, place the chocolate in a microwave safe bowl and heat for 30 seconds. Stir and heat in 15 second intervals until completely melted. Once the chocolate is completely melted stir in the remaining honey until well combined. Set aside.
  6. To serve, remove the peanut butter mousse from the fridge and top each serving with a spoonful of the remaining whipped cream, drizzle with a spoonful of melted chocolate and garnish with a few chopped peanuts! Serve immediately.
  7. Enjoy!

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 1117Total Fat: 87gSaturated Fat: 50gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 31gCholesterol: 193mgSodium: 438mgCarbohydrates: 74gFiber: 6gSugar: 62gProtein: 16g

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Conclusion

This chocolate peanut butter mousse is more than just a dessert; it’s an experience. It’s a celebration of rich flavors, creamy textures, and the unadulterated joy of pure indulgence. So go forth, whip up a batch, and get ready to fall head over heels in love with this dreamy symphony of deliciousness.

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