Peanut Butter Parfaits

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Servings: 4 servings
Prep Time: 17 min
Difficulty: Easy

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2 cups cold milk
1 (3.9-ounce) box instant chocolate-flavored pudding mix
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar
1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 cup whipped cream topping
4 bananas, peeled and sliced
1 cup chopped peanuts, plus additional for garnish
1/2 (1-pound) package peanut butter sandwich cookies, crumbled, plus additional for garnish


In a medium bowl, combine the milk and pudding mix; beat at medium speed with an electric mixer for 2 minutes. Set aside.

In a medium bowl, combine the peanut butter and confectioners’ sugar; beat at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Add the cream cheese, beating until smooth. Fold in the whipped cream topping, mixing to combine.

In serving glasses, layer the pudding, bananas, peanuts, peanut butter mixture, and crumbled cookies, as desired. Garnish with cookies and chopped peanuts, if desired. Serve immediately, or store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

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My 30 year old daughter asked for these for her last two birthdays! They are easy and really delicious!

By Amy B on March 13, 2012


I live in Hawaii I'm 11 years old and I'm going to make your specail peanutbutter parfait with my daddy who is a marine from SC.

By kaitlyn on February 11, 2012


Oh my goodness! I saw you making these on your show today and it looked so easy and delicious! I just love your show and love your personality! You are a beautiful lady inside and out! I gotta make it over to Lady and Sons sometime soon - I am about 50 minutes away from Savannah!

By Teresa Townsend on July 25, 2011


By Ellie on July 21, 2011


Saw this on TV today.I can not wait to try this.

By debbie trawick on July 16, 2011

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