Peanut Butter Mousse Parfait

This rich Peanut Butter Mousse Parfait is so easy to whip up. Layered with crushed graham crackers, a creamy peanut butter mousse then topped with whipped cream, this parfait is such a treat! If you are a peanut butter fan, this one is for you.

Peanut butter doesn’t have to only belong with jelly in a sandwich for kids. Add it to chocolate banana bread or easy soft cookies or even breakfast oatmeal, it adds so much flavor.

Peanut Butter Mousse Parfait in a glass cup topped with chocolate drizzle and crumbs.

peanut butter mousse parfait-

Not only is this mousse so gorgeous, but it is also SO EASY TO MAKE! The creamy peanut butter whipped together with heavy whipping cream is so rich and creamy and that perfect hint of sweetness (that doesn’t feel like diabetes in a spoon).

The best part about this dessert is it’s a complete NO BAKE, which means you can have it completely ready in like 10 minutes (that’s being generous and adding on a few minutes to wash your bowls).

If you want to make something that has a WOW factor with minimal work, this is a recipe for you.

NOTE: This recipe makes 4-6 cups depending on the size of the cups you use.

Peanut Butter parfait in a glass cup topped with whipped cream, chocolate and crackers.

how to make peanut butter parfaits-

PREPARE BASE (CRUMBS): Prepare the crumbs by crushing the graham crackers and mix with the butter. If you like A LOT of crumbs, double the crumb recipe. TIP: You can also substitute graham crackers for vanilla wafers or Oreos with great results. 🙂

PREPARE MOUSSE: Beat the heavy whipping cream until stiff peaks begin to form, add the powdered sugar and beat until well incorporated. In another bowl (using the same whisks), cream together the peanut butter and cream cheese. For the heavy whipping cream in the peanut butter mixture and mix with a spatula to combine.

ASSEMBLE: Add some of the crumb mixture to the bottom of the jars, add the peanut butter mixture, add just a little more crumbs over parfait. You can enjoy immediately or refrigerate for later use.

Optional: You can add whipped cream before serving and chocolate syrup, if desired. If you like nuts, you can add some nuts to the top of the parfait.

How to make Peanut Butter Mousse Parfait.

what can I make a parfait in?

You can make these mousse parfaits in mason jars or cute stemless glasses like we used in these photos.  It truly doesn’t matter what you make them in, use regular glass drinking cups if you don’t have anything fancy. 😉

A spoonful of peanut butter mousse next to a glass cup of peanut butter mousse.

So, the funny part is, I strongly dislike peanut butter by itself. But.. I love it so much in dessert, no idea how that’s possible but it is and this dessert is by far a favorite. It’s so creamy and good and hits the spot every time. I hope you love it as much as we do.

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5 from 6 votes

Peanut Butter Mousse Parfait

Easy Peanut Butter Mousse Parfait cups. This No-bake dessert with graham crackers crumble and a rich peanut butter mousse is ready in just 10 minutes.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: peanut butter mousse
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 544kcal
Author: Valentina's Corner


  • 4 graham crackers, crushed
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted

Peanut Butter Mousse-


How to make peanut butter parfait-

  • Crush the graham crackers and mix with melted butter. Set aside.
  • In a bowl, whip the heavy whipping cream until fluffy. Add the powdered sugar and beat until combined.
  • In a separate bowl, cream together the peanut butter and cream cheese.
  • Fold in the whipped cream into the peanut butter mixture.
  • In serving cups, add the graham cracker crumble, the peanut butter mousse then top with more crumbs. Optional, add whipped cream and chocolate or nuts.
  • Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Peanut Butter Mousse Parfait
Amount Per Serving
Calories 544 Calories from Fat 414
% Daily Value*
Fat 46g71%
Saturated Fat 21g131%
Cholesterol 101mg34%
Sodium 332mg14%
Potassium 299mg9%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 18g20%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 1150IU23%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 80mg8%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Show 12 Comments
  • Julie Blanner 10/14/2019, 9:23 pm Link Reply

    Yum! Heaven in a cup. So easy to make, and I love how easy it was to serve!

    • Valentina's Corner 10/16/2019, 9:34 am Link Reply

      Julie, thank you! 🙂

  • Sara Welch 10/14/2019, 9:13 pm Link Reply

    This is exactly what I was looking for for dessert this evening! So delicious and easy; the best cure for my sweet tooth!

    • Valentina's Corner 10/16/2019, 9:35 am Link Reply

      Sara, it is simple and so good for a quick dessert! Thank you! 🙂

  • Stephanie 10/14/2019, 8:19 pm Link Reply

    These parfaits were delicious! The perfect combo of chocolate and peanut butter.

    • Valentina's Corner 10/16/2019, 9:35 am Link Reply

      Thank you so much, Stephanie! 🙂

  • wilhelmina 10/14/2019, 7:13 pm Link Reply

    This was such a great sweet treat! The mousse is so dreamy!

    • Valentina's Corner 10/14/2019, 8:00 pm Link Reply

      Wilhelmina, thank you! Glad you enjoyed this peanut butter mousse.

  • Katie 10/14/2019, 5:42 pm Link Reply

    This has become an every day treat for me! My word, is it delicious!

    • Valentina's Corner 10/14/2019, 8:01 pm Link Reply

      Katie, glad you enjoyed this recipe! 🙂

  • Jennifer 10/14/2019, 5:10 pm Link Reply

    Oh my goodness, this parfait looks too good! I know I’m going to be making this non stop!

    • Valentina's Corner 10/14/2019, 8:01 pm Link Reply

      Jennifer, I hope you enjoy this simple no-bake dessert!

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