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Funky Monkey Parfaits

Karry Hosford
Yield 8 servings (serving size: 1 parfait)
This simple chocolate custard, which cooks quickly in the microwave, is layered with the delicious combination of peanut butter and bananas.

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

  2. 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.