Drk Choc. Chip PB Brownies w/ Salted Caramel Glaze

Melissa Baldan

By
@mellymel74

I make these only on special occasions.
These are the 3 most favorite flavors around here, Dark Chocolate, Peanut Butter and Caramel. They come together to create a sensational combination.

You can substitute Sunflower butter for nut allergies, but the baking time will be increased.


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Ingredients

BROWNIE

1 c
peanut butter
2/3 c
butter, room temperature
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2 c
granulated sugar
4
eggs
2 c
flour
1/2 tsp
salt
2 tsp
baking powder
12 oz
dark chocolate chips
1 tsp
vanilla extract

GLAZE

1/4 c
granulated sugar
2 Tbsp
unsalted butter
1/4 tsp
flaked sea salt
2 Tbsp
heavy cream

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Beat peanut butter and butter until blended.Gradually add sugars and beat until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time. Add dry ingredients and mix. Stir in chocolate chips and vanilla. Spread in buttered 9 x 13 pan. Bake in 350°F oven for 35 minutes until slightly brown.
2
About 25 minutes into bake time make your glaze:
In a small saucepan over med-high heat melt 1/4 cup sugar (should take 3-4 minutes). Cook until nice coppery color. Remove from heat and add salt and butter and stir until butter is melted and all is incorporated. Add heavy cream and return to heat over medium. Stirring constantly, cook for a minute (2 minutes at the most).
3
After the brownie has baked for 35 minutes, remove and drizzle caramel over top (you may need to rewarm it briefly to pour it) and continue baking for 10 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate, Other Desserts