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Creamy No-Cook Peanut Butter Mousse Cups

  • Author: Dulcia
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15min
  • Yield: 6 1x



For the chocolate ganache:

4½ oz (128g) semi-sweet chocolate, chopped or chocolate chips 🍫
4Β½ oz (128g) heavy cream πŸ₯›
For the peanut butter mousse:

8 oz (227g) cream cheese, room temperature πŸ§€
8 oz (227g) creamy peanut butter (about ΒΎ cup) πŸ₯œ
5 oz (142g) confectioner’s sugar (about 1 cup) 🍬
12 oz (1Β½ cups) heavy cream, very cold πŸ₯Ά
Β½ tsp Kosher salt πŸ§‚
For serving:

Chocolate shavings, crushed cookies, chopped peanut butter cups, or chopped peanuts (optional) 🍫πŸͺπŸ₯œ


1️⃣ Make the chocolate ganache:
Place 4½ oz chocolate and 4½ oz heavy cream in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave in 30-second intervals for 1-2 minutes, or until the chocolate has completely melted. Whisk together until well mixed. Set aside to cool. 🍫

2️⃣ Whip the heavy cream:
Place 1Β½ cups heavy cream in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment. Whisk on medium speed until stiff peaks form. Transfer whipped cream to a small bowl. πŸ₯„

3️⃣ Make the peanut butter mousse:
Place 8 oz cream cheese, 8 oz peanut butter, 1 cup confectioner’s sugar, and Β½ tsp Kosher salt in the same stand mixer bowl fitted with the whisk attachment. Whisk until very smooth and creamy. Use a rubber spatula to stir in half of the whipped cream until no streaks remain. πŸ₯

4️⃣ Assemble the mousse cups:
Spoon some of the ganache into cups, then divide the peanut butter mousse between them, smoothing the tops with a spatula. Place a dollop of the remaining whipped cream on top. πŸ₯„

5️⃣ Chill, then serve:
Allow the mousse cups to chill in the fridge for at least 1 hour, then serve with chocolate shavings, crushed cookies, chopped peanut butter cups, or chopped peanuts (if desired). β„οΈπŸ«πŸͺπŸ₯œ

  • Prep Time: 15min
  • Chilling Time: 1 hour