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Vegan Peanut Butter Mousse with Chocolate Shell Topping

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  • Author: Monkey and Me Kitchen Adventures
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Total Time: 10 Minutes (+1hr to Overnight)
  • Yield: 4 Servings 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


Indulge in the luscious delight of this Vegan Peanut Butter Mousse crowned with a delectable Chocolate Shell Topping, a delightful rendition of the trending TikTok sensation!



Base Ingredients:

  • 1 cup natural peanut butter
  • ½ cup + 1 Tablespoon unsweetened plain plant yogurt
  • ¼ cup vegan cream cheese (+/-) *
  • 3 to 6 Tablespoons pure maple syrup (+/-) *
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt (+/-) *

Optional Topping Ingredients:

  • ¼ to ½ cup vegan chocolate chips *
  • Sprinkle chopped peanuts


  1. Place all the Base Ingredients into a bowl, mix vigorously until the mixture is smooth and emulsified. Taste test, adjust ingredients, if needed.
  2. Place the mousse mixture into 4 glass jars (or one large glass bowl) and refrigerate.
  3. Determine if sprinkling with chocolate chips or creating a chocolate magic shell.
  4. Magic Shell:  Place the vegan chocolate chips (or chocolate) into a glass bowl. Place into the microwave and microwave for 15 seconds, then stir. Place back into the microwave and microwave for 10 seconds, stir and repeat until all the chocolate has been completely melted. Once the chocolate has melted, pour the melted chocolate over top of the mousse mixture.
  5. Sprinkle Chocolate Chips:  Sprinkle a layer of chocolate chips over top of the mousse.
  6. Sprinkle with chopped peanuts. Repeat for the remaining mousse containers.  Cover the individual containers and refrigerate for one hour or overnight, then serve and enjoy.


*Please reference the blog post for Tips for Success, Pantry Items Used, Storage and Freezing, and Kitchen Products Used.

*Sea Salt:  Please adjust the sea salt based upon your family’s sea salt preferences and/or based upon dietary needs.   

*Servings: 4