Peanut Butter Sauce

Prep: 5 min., Cook: 7 min.

This recipe goes with Chocolate-Peanut Ice Cream Squares With Peanut Butter Sauce

Yield: Makes about 1 cup
Recipe from Southern Living Cooking School

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 64
  • Fat: 3g
  • Saturated fat: 0.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.7g
  • Protein: 1.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 8.6g
  • Fiber: 0.3g
  • Cholesterol: 1.1mg
  • Iron: 0.1mg
  • Sodium: 47mg
  • Calcium: 10mg


  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons light corn syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter made with USA-GROWN PEANUTS
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. 1. Whisk together first 5 ingredients in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, 3 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, and cook, whisking constantly, 3 to 4 minutes or until mixture is thickened. Remove from heat, and whisk in peanut butter and vanilla. Serve immediately.
  2. Note: To make ahead, prepare recipe as directed. Cover and chill up to 24 hours. Warm sauce in a small saucepan over low heat, stirring in 1 to 2 teaspoons milk as needed to thin sauce.
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