Peanut Butter Brownies

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

Minutes

Total Time

2:30

Hrs:Mins

Makes

20

brownies

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.
Makes 20 brownies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
Don't like crunchy peanut butter? Use creamy peanut butter instead.
Variation
For extra peanut buttery taste, stir 1/3 cup peanut butter chips into the brownie batter.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Brownie)
  • Calories 230
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 140mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 33g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 25g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.