Funky Monkey Parfaits

Funky Monkey Parfaits Recipe
Karry Hosford
This simple chocolate custard, which cooks quickly in the microwave, is layered with the delicious combination of peanut butter and bananas.

Yield:

8 servings (serving size: 1 parfait)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 191
Caloriesfromfat 21 %
Fat 4.5 g
Satfat 1.4 g
Monofat 1.4 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 4 g
Carbohydrate 37.7 g
Fiber 1.9 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Iron 0.9 mg
Sodium 127 mg
Calcium 53 mg

Ingredients

6 tablespoons sugar
1/4 cup Dutch process cocoa
2 tablespoons cornstarch
Dash of salt
1 1/2 cups 2% reduced-fat milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup peanut butter sandwich cookie crumbs (such as Nutter Butter; about 8 cookies, crumbled)
3 cups sliced bananas

Preparation

Combine the first 4 ingredients in a 2-quart glass measure; stir well. Gradually add milk, stirring with a whisk. Microwave at high for 2 1/2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Microwave at medium-high (70% power) for 2 1/2 minutes or until thick, stirring occasionally. Stir in vanilla. Cover surface of mixture with plastic wrap; chill.

Spoon 1 tablespoon cookie crumbs into each of 8 (8-ounce) glasses; top each with 3 tablespoons bananas and 1 1/2 tablespoons chocolate mixture. Repeat layers once, ending with chocolate mixture. Serve immediately.