Thursday, January 2, 2014

Full Plate Thursday ~ Peanut Butter Brownies

Miz Helen’s Country Cottage

Miz Helen at Miz Helen's Country Cottage is such a sweetheart! 
She hosts Full Plate Thursday.  You can click the button to go share your recipes :)

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I somehow ended up with about 4 boxes of brownie mix in my pantry so I did a search for recipes that could be made with brownie mixes.  I'll be doing a little mini-series on what can be done with plain brownie mix to "spice" them up a bit.

First, is a recipe from Betty Crocker .  It turned out really well.  It was easy to make and VERY easy to eat :)




Peanut Butter Brownies

Brownie:

1 box brownie mix
   water, oil and egg called for on brownie mix box
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup crunchy peanut butter (or creamy)
1 egg

Heat oven to 325F.

Grease bottom of the correct size cake pan.

Make brownie batter as directed on box.  Spread 3/4 of mix in pan.  Set remaining batter aside

In a small bowl, mix brown sugar, 1/3 cup peanut butter and 1 egg.  Spoon peanut butter mixture evenly onto brownie batter by tablespoonfuls.

Top with remaining brownie mix and cut through batter several times with a knife for marbled design.

Bake for 40 to 45 or until toothpick comes out clean.  Cool completely.

Icing:

2/3 cup Betty Crocker vanilla icing
1/4 cup peanut butter
1 to 2 teaspoons milk

In a medium bowl, mix all icing ingredients with a spoon until smooth and spreadable.

Spread over brownies.

Note:  I used my homemade icing recipe.




Have a great Thursday!


11 comments:

  1. Oh my word... yummy!!! Who doesn't love PB & chocolate together?

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  2. Colleta, these brownies sound so delicious- thanks for sharing the recipe! I love Full Plate Thursday- what a great idea you had to share it and link to it! :)

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  3. Peanut butter brownies! YUM! Thanks for sharing this recipe. I have two boxes of brownies in my cupboard and I might have peanut butter too! :)

    Jess

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  4. Your brownies look wonderful! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog. Happy new year!

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  5. That looks like a delicious recipe I do hope they were tasty!

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  6. THese look amazing!! Thanks for stopping by my blog. Would love for you to come back over and share them at my link party!!

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  7. You can't go wrong combining peanut butter and chocolate. Thanks for the tip....
    Here from Miz Helens

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  8. Peanut butter and chocolate are always a winning combo! Thanks for the brownie inspiration. Yum!

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  9. Happy New Year Colletta!
    It is so good to see you today, and of course your Peanut Butter Brownies look fabulous! Wish I could have one of those right now. Thanks so much for sharing your awesome recipe with us today here at Full Plate Thursday and hope you have a great weekend!
    Miz Helen

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