Salty & Sweet Chocolate Peanut Butter Icebox Dessert

Salty & Sweet Chocolate Peanut Butter Icebox Dessert

The saltiness of crackers complements the sweetness of the other ingredients in this layered dessert.

40 min. prep time
16 servings
000 Ratings



1 (3.4-ounce) package vanilla instant pudding and pie filling mix
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter


1 (12-ounce) package real semi-sweet chocolate chips
60 buttery round crackers


3 (1.5-ounce) peanut butter cup candy bars, chopped


Combine 1 cup half & half and pudding mix in bowl; beat with whisk until smooth.

Combine whipping cream and powdered sugar in bowl; beat until stiff peaks form. Add pudding mixture and peanut butter. Gently stir until smooth.

Place 1/2 cup half & half and chocolate chips in bowl. Microwave, stirring every 20-30 seconds, until smooth.

Spread 1/2 cup mousse into 7-inch circle on serving plate. Place 7 crackers around edge on mousse; place 3 crackers in middle. Spread with 2/3 cup mousse. Layer 10 additional crackers around edge and middle, staggering second layer over first layer. Spread with 2/3 cup mousse. Spread 1/4 cup ganache over mousse.

Repeat layering 4 more times; top with remaining ganache. Garnish with chopped peanut butter cup candy bars. Refrigerate at least 5 hours or overnight.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 390

Fat: 25g

Cholesterol: 40mg

Sodium: 280mg

Carbohydrates: 39g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 6g

Recipe #16004©2013Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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