Bodacious Brownies

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Recipe by wife2abadge

I got this recipe from the newspaper several years ago. It is delish!

Top Review by manderson

Absolutely wonderful. I live in Africa and not as many ingredients are available, yet it's still nice to have a taste from home once in a while. Due to this I could only make the brownies but they were excellent. Thanks for sharing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Stir cocoa powder and baking soda together in a mixing bowl.
  2. Blend in 1/3 cup canola oil.
  3. Add boiling water and stir until mixture thickens.
  4. Stir in sugar, eggs, and remaining canola oil until smooth.
  5. Add flour, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and salt and blend completely.
  6. Stir in peanut butter chips.
  7. Pour into a greased and floured 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan.
  8. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes (don't overbake!).
  9. Cool.
  10. For frosting, melt butter, milk, and chocolate chips together in a saucepan, then add vanilla.
  11. Stir in powdered sugar until smooth.
  12. Spread onto brownies.

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