Saturday, March 14, 2009

Funky Monkey Parfaits

This simple chocolate custard, which cooks quickly in the microwave, is layered with the delicious combination of peanut butter and bananas.

8 servings (serving size: 1 parfait)
* 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

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.

Nutritional Information
Calories: 191 (21% from fat)
Fat: 4.5g (sat 1.4g,mono 1.4g,poly 0.6g)
Protein: 4g
Carbohydrate: 37.7g
Fiber: 1.9g
Cholesterol: 5mg
Iron: 0.9mg
Sodium: 127mg
Calcium: 53mg

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recipes by: Cooking Light
Karry Hosford


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