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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Peanut Butter Frosted Brownies


These brownies were OMGlicious!  You must make these ASAP.  Luckily, these are super easy to make.  I used a box of brownie mix for the base and made the peanut butter frosting on top.  The frosting only took a minute to whip up and tasted incredible!  These are pretty rich, so I suggest cutting these into small squares. The small squares also enable you to eat more without feeling as guilty (right? right?).  I used the new Jif Natural Honey Peanut Butter.  It gave the frosting a nice hint of honey (which I love). Make these brownies the next time you need a crowd-pleasing dessert; I guarantee they will fly off the plate.



Peanut Butter Frosted Brownies
(Printable Recipe)


1 box brownie mix, plus ingredients to make 9x9-inch pan of brownies

Frosting
1 cup powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup peanut butter
3 Tbsp milk

Make brownies in an 9x9-inch pan according to package directions.  Cool completely.

For frosting: Put powdered sugar, vanilla, butter, peanut butter and milk in a medium bowl.  Beat with a hand-held electric mixture until combined.  Add more milk until you get the desired consistency.  Spread frosting over cooled brownies.  Cut into squares.  Sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired.


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6 comments:

  1. These look delicious! What kind of brownie mix did you use?

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  2. Would crunchy peanut butter work for the icing? They look amazing!

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  3. Lori - I used Ghiradelli triple chocolate brownie mix

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  4. Starsky99 - I think crunchy peanut butter would be great!

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  5. Would they need to be refrigerated since milk is in the icing? This is always something I've worried about. They look great. I'm a peanut butter fanatic!

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  6. Super simple and super tasty. Two great tastes that go great together.

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