Peanut Butter and Jelly Brownies

Two classic brown-bag favorites—PB&J and brownies—mix in this treat. Enjoy creamy peanut butter-spiked frosting and dollops of jelly without a battle over trimming off the crust.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

Brownie

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ devil's food cake mix
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
2
tablespoons milk
1
cup peanut butter chips

Frosting

1
container Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
1/3
cup creamy peanut butter
2
tablespoons milk
1/4
cup strawberry jelly

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease or spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix cake mix, butter, egg and milk with spoon until dough forms. Stir in peanut butter chips. Spread evenly in pan. Bake 16 to 18 minutes or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from side of pan comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 3 In medium bowl, stir frosting, peanut butter and milk until well blended; spread over brownies. In small bowl, place jelly; stir until smooth. Drop small teaspoonfuls of jelly evenly over frosting. Swirl jelly with tip of knife for marbled design. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

Use chocolate instead of peanut butter chips if you like.

For smooth swirling, stir the jelly before dropping it onto the frosting.

Feel free to use whichever jelly you have on hand in place of strawberry.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Brownie
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
260mg
260%;
Total Carbohydrate
34g
34%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
23g
23%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.