Kelsey Banfield

Double Peanut Butter & Pretzel Sundae

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I am always game for an amazing ice-cream sundae. This is my newest favorite because it combines two of my favorite flavors – peanut butter and chocolate. To give the ice-cream extra texture I take it over the top by adding chocolate peanut butter dipped pretzels. The saltiness of the pretzel lends just the right amount of extra flavor and subtle crunch.

Prep time: 2 hours 15 min (includes 2 hours freezer time for pretzels)
Cook Time: 9 hours 5 min (includes 6 hours chilling time for ice cream mixture)
Total time: 11 hours and 20 minutes
Yield: 1 quart of ice-cream; about 4 sundaes

Double Peanut Butter & Pretzel Sundae

Ingredients

Double Peanut Butter & Pretzel Sundae Ingredients - Peanut Butter & Co. Peanut Butters

1/4 cup Old Fashioned Smooth peanut butter
3/4 cup sugar
1 cup heavy cream
1 2/3 cup half-and-half
1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
12 pretzel logs (thin or thick are fine)
1 cup Dark Chocolate Dreams peanut butter, divided

Procedure

1. In a blender, puree the Old Fashioned Smooth peanut butter, sugar, cream, half-and-half and salt until completely smooth. You might need to stop and scrape down the sides of the blender a few times to make sure everything gets completely incorporated.

Double Peanut Butter & Pretzel Sundae - In a blender, puree the Old Fashioned Smooth peanut butter, sugar, cream, half-and-half and salt until completely smooth

2. While the ice cream is chilling, melt 1/2 cup Dark Chocolate Dreams peanut butter in a shallow sauce pan over very low heat. Dip each pretzel until it is completely coated and then place it on a sheet of wax paper. Place the pretzels in the freezer for at least 2 hours.

Double Peanut Butter & Pretzel Sundae - Dip each pretzel until it is completely coated

Double Peanut Butter & Pretzel Sundae -  and then place it on a sheet of wax paper

3. Pour the mixture into a glass bowl and chill it in the refrigerator for at least 6 hours. Then, pour it into an ice cream maker and churn according to the manufacturer’s directions.

4. While the ice cream is churning, break the pretzels into pieces about 1/4” to 1/2” wide. When the ice cream is ready to be removed from the machine fold in the pretzels with a spatula until evenly incorporated.

5. To make the sundae, melt the remaining 1/2 cup of Dark Chocolate Dreams over low heat. Scoop the ice-cream evenly into four bowls. Drizzle each bowl with 1/4 of the Dark Chocolate Dreams Sauce. Top with whipped cream and serve.

Double Peanut Butter & Pretzel Sundae, 7.0 out of 10 based on 3 ratings

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21 Responses to Double Peanut Butter & Pretzel Sundae

  1. Jenney says:

    This looks soo good! I have been wanting to try the dark chocolate dreams PB, this may be my excuse now!

  2. Shelley McBride says:

    This “double peanut butter” recipe sounds just like something I would like to try. I mean if you already love peanut butter, what can be better than double peanut butter? Triple maybe? Ha! Anyway the combination of cool ice cream in these hot days of August along with the chocolate peanut butter dipped pretzel sticks seems to make this a perfect snack.

  3. Glenda Gomez says:

    The “Double Peanut Butter & Pretzel Sundae” sounds SO delicious!!!!! I would deffinately make this all for myself! haha. There’s nothing like salty, nutty, sweet, and chocolate all in one! This is the perfect recipe for me! Hope I win the 3 jars of PB!! Your peanut butter is THE best!

  4. Melissa McKenna says:

    I could definitely see myself making this, for myself 🙂

  5. Shelly Smith says:

    I think I died and went to heaven!! This is totally what I would make JUST FOR ME!! :0)

  6. Li says:

    I’ll be trying this recipe for sure!! Love Peanut Butter & Co. peanut butter and pretzels and what girl doesn’t love chocolate!!!!

  7. Jessica K says:

    Wow, that looks just totally decadent

  8. Kathy says:

    I would love to have this right now!!

  9. Miranda N. says:

    Goodness gracious! I must be starving…because I am thinking about making this for lunch (bad Miranda, BAD). 🙂

  10. Faith H says:

    This looks so delicious. A local icecream place puts a pretzel in their sundae and I always thought it was strange…until I tried it. It’s the perfect combination of salty and sweet. Add to that the peanut butter and YUM….definitely going to have to try this recipe!!! Thanks for sharing 🙂

  11. Rachel @ My Naturally Frugal Family says:

    I love pretzels, peanut butter, and chocolate in a sundae…I am quite hungry and could just eat a huge bowl of this right now 🙂

  12. sarah says:

    That sounds like heaven…mixing the sweet goodness of Peanut Butter & Chocolate w/ the salty Pretzels….MMMMMM….Yes Please!

  13. Kayla says:

    Mmmm! My favorite combinations! Peanut butter, chocolate, and pretzles!! and, I love Icecream!! I really want to try this!!

  14. faith gainey says:

    Yum……

  15. kate says:

    Wow this sounds delicious!! i’m definitley going to try to make a version like this :]

    peanutbutter chocolate and pretzels…such a great combination

  16. Steph says:

    This looks amazing!!! ( And I have the same blender and love it!!)

  17. Kay Wynarsky says:

    Awesome sauce. Definitely gonna work the Cinnamon Raisin Swirl into this recipe.

  18. Eric says:

    Oh my. Now I know how Pavlov’s dogs feel.

    I don’t have an ice cream maker, but I think i will have to at least melt dark choc. wonderful on ice cream. (For a healthier alternative, I will freeze a banana and put it in the food processor. Blend until smooth, it tastes like banana ice cream. Dark Chocolate Dreams would be great on that!

  19. Nancy L says:

    Peanut Butter and Chocolate…it doesn’t get any better than that! These look amazing…can’t wait to try!

  20. Nathan Miller says:

    Wow…Top shelf and nice work!

  21. megan kupres says:

    i need to get myself an ice cream maker. This looks too good to resist

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Double Peanut Butter & Pretzel Sundae