The Yankee Chef: Peanut butter and fluff

Ha! Gotcha!

Thought this was going to be our old childhood standby of a sandwich, didn't you?

I am making some peanut butter and fluff desserts this week simply because those are the two items my kids will never say no to.

By taking my favorite berry and combining it with my children's favorite items, we are all happy and I think you may even find this dessert quite pleasing. Using crunchy peanut butter works as another texture, which I found very satiating.

Peanut Butter Mousse with Blueberry-Fluff Topping

What a great dessert and not just for the kids. I devoured mine, while the kids hovered over theirs so I couldn't get within 3 feet of it. Can't blame them I must say.

1 cup powdered sugar 1 cup crunchy peanut butter 3 ounces cream cheese, softened 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 1/2 cups heavy cream

In a bowl with a hand mixer or countertop mixer, beat sugar, peanut butter, cream cheese and vanilla until fluffy and creamy. Start on low speed the increase to high once sugar has been incorporated.

In a separate mixer, again with a mixer, beat heavy cream, on high speed, until stiff peaks form. Fold a quarter of the whipped cream into the peanut better mixture until well blended. Fold in the remainder well. Cover and refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours. Scoop out into individual serving plates and top with Blueberry-fluff topping. Wait 5 minutes before eating. Why? You will have to find out for yourself.

Fluff topping

10 regular-sized marshmallows (or about 100 mini) 2 tablespoons blueberry pie filling

In a large bowl, add the marshmallows and microwave for 45 seconds. Remove and stir down, the marshmallows will have not only melted but risen as well. Stir in the blueberry filling well and set aside 2 minutes before spooning over the Peanut Butter Mousse. Remember, wait 5 minutes before digging in.


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