Fudgy Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies Recipe

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Fudgy Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies

Cheryl Green


Chocolate and peanut butter are favorites in our house. I always add a little more peanut butter for the topping.

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1/2 c
unsalted butter, softened
1/2 c
crunchy natural peanut butter
6 oz
bittersweet chocolate, chopped
1 1/2 c
granulated sugar
4 large
1/2 c
cocoa powder
1 c
all purpose flour
1/4 tsp
baking powder
1/3 c
chopped, roasted peanuts


2 Tbsp
crunchy peanut butter
2 Tbsp
chopped, roasted peanuts
2 Tbsp
semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Lightly grease a 9" square baking pan and set aside.
In a small saucepan, melt the butter, peanut butter and chopped chocolate over low heat, stirring occasionally, until smooth and well combined. Remove from heat.
Whisk together sugar and eggs in bowl. Add melted chocolate mixture stirring to combine.
In another bowl sift together the cocoa, flour and baking powder and then stir into the egg mixture, folding gently until combined. Stir in the chopped peanuts. Scrape batter into prepared pan.
For the topping, drag the 2 Tbsp of peanut butter through the surface of the batter in small swirls with tip of knife. Sprinkle with the 2 Tbsp of peanuts and chocolate chips. Bake 30 minutes at 325. Allow to cool completely before cutting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids