Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Seasoned Cook

The BEST blend for a bar cookie!! Chocolate and peanut butter reminds everyone of Reese Cup Candy. This layered brownie recipe was a hit at our annual family reunion - they emptied the plate!

Top Review by Chef shapeweaver �

I made this recipe for the " Winter Comfort Cafe 2010 " event. There were a few problems with the peanut butter layer part of this recipe.I used a generic peanut butter,so that could have been part of the problem. Then to get it to be able to spread I needed to add about 3 to 4 Tablespoons of milk. After reading Karamia's review I decided to add almost two teaspoons of sugar to the peanut butter mixture. But other than that, I stuck to the recipe. Both my SO and I thought " How can you go wrong with chocolate and peanut butter ? " And we were right, there was a very good taste to these brownies. Thanks for posting and, " Keep Smiling :) "

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Prepare brownie mix according to instructions on box. Pour one-half of mixture into a greased 7 x 11 baking pan.
  2. Mix all ingredients for peanut butter layer. Spoon mixture evenly over one-half of brownie mixture forming a layer. (If mixture is too thick to spread, add one tablespoon of milk.).
  3. Pour remaining brownie mix batter over and spread evenly.
  4. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 30 minutes.
  5. For Optional frosting: Melt chocolate chips and butter in microwave just until almost melted. Remove and immediately spread on top of brownies. Place in refrigerator for quicker cooling before cutting into bars.
  6. Enjoy!

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