Peanut Butter Brownies

Brownies won't get any better than this peanut butter and chocolate combo frosted with even more peanut butter. Yum!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 30 min
  • Servings 20

Ingredients

Brownies

1
box (1 lb 2.4 oz) Betty Crocker™ Original Supreme Premium brownie mix
Water, vegetable oil and egg called for on brownie mix box
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
1/3
cup crunchy peanut butter
1
egg

Peanut Butter Frosting

2/3
cup Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting (from 16 oz container)
1/4
cup peanut butter
1
to 2 teaspoons milk

  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Grease bottom only of 9-inch square pan with shortening or cooking spray. Make brownie batter as directed on box. Spread 3/4 of brownie batter in pan. Set remaining batter aside.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix brown sugar, 1/3 cup peanut butter and 1 egg. Spoon peanut butter mixture by tablespoonfuls evenly onto brownie batter. Top with random tablespoonfuls of remaining brownie batter. Cut through batter several times with knife for marbled design.
  • 3 Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from side of pan comes out clean or almost clean. Cool completely, about 1 1/2 hours.
  • 4 In medium bowl, mix all frosting ingredients, using spoon, until smooth and spreadable. Spread frosting over brownies. For brownies, cut into 5 rows by 4 rows. Store tightly covered.

Expert Tips

Don't like crunchy peanut butter? Use creamy peanut butter instead.

For extra peanut buttery taste, stir 1/3 cup peanut butter chips into the brownie batter.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Brownie
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
140mg
140%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
25g
25%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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.