Peanut Butter Chocolate Fondue

This peanut butter chocolate fondue takes a few simple ingredients and elevates them into a fun and satisfying dessert, for kids and adults alike. Pile up your favorite dippers and have at it!

Pot of peanut butter chocolate fondue; pretzels and brownies, a glass of milk

To prevent separating, use a standard commercial peanut butter. Even though there is salt in the peanut butter, a little extra is added to balance the sweetness of the chocolate. Because this fondue is a little thicker than some, sturdier dippers are a good idea: try chewy brownies cut into small squares, shortbread cookies, pretzel sticks, biscotti, banana chunks, apple wedges, and orange segments.–Peggy Fallon

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Fondue

Pot of peanut butter chocolate fondue; pretzels and brownies, a glass of milk
For those who love peanut butter, what better idea than to pair it with chocolate in a fondue? This simple dessert makes even a Tuesday night into a celebration.

Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins
Total 15 mins
728 kcal
4.67 / 3 votes
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  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups creamy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 ounces semisweet or milk chocolate finely chopped


  • In a medium saucepan, stir the cream, brown sugar, and salt over medium heat until the sugar has melted and the cream is hot but not boiling.
  • Gradually stir in the peanut butter until melted and smooth. Stir in the vanilla.
  • Transfer to a ceramic fondue pot and set over a low flame. Scatter the chocolate over the top and let stand for about I minute to allow it to soften.
  • Using a fondue fork or a skewer, swirl the melted chocolate over the top of the fondue. Regulate the heat, if possible, to keep the fondue warm, not hot.
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Serving: 1servingCalories: 728kcal (36%)Carbohydrates: 31g (10%)Protein: 21g (42%)Fat: 62g (95%)Saturated Fat: 20g (125%)Polyunsaturated Fat: 11gMonounsaturated Fat: 27gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 45mg (15%)Sodium: 431mg (19%)Potassium: 585mg (17%)Fiber: 5g (21%)Sugar: 20g (22%)Vitamin A: 588IU (12%)Vitamin C: 1mg (1%)Calcium: 79mg (8%)Iron: 2mg (11%)

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Recipe Testers’ Reviews

I served this fondue at a party, and it was very well received. Several asked for the recipe. I loved it—but then how can you go wrong with peanut butter and chocolate? It’s a very easy fondue to make. I’ll definitely make this again.

This peanut butter fondue is simple, and it’s so good it’s bad. It could have been half this delicious, and I still wouldn’t have been able to stay out of it. The ingredients are easy to find and just as easy to throw together for a party or drop-in guests.

Originally published September 01, 2009



  1. 5 stars
    Delicious! This peanut butter fondue was loved by kids and adults alike. Sturdy dipping items are a must.

  2. I can’t wait to give this peanut butter fondue recipe a try. My daughters still love peanut butter, and I’m going to try this for the next family get-together. Thanks!

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