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Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies Recipe
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies Recipe

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My husband and I have two sons and I sent these brownies to them regularly when they were in college. They told me that they used to hide a few from their roommates just to make sure there would be some left! —Patsy Burgin, Lebanon, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:25 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES: 25 servings


  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons half-and-half cream or milk
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon butter


  1. In a small saucepan, melt chocolate and butter over low heat; set aside. In a bowl, beat eggs and sugar until light and pale colored. Add flour and melted chocolate; stir well. Pour into a greased 9-in.-square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until the brownies test done. Cool. For filling, beat confectioners' sugar, peanut butter and butter in a bowl. Stir in cream or milk until mixture reaches desired spreading consistency. Spread over cooled brownies; cover and chill until firm. For glaze; melt chocolate and butter in a saucepan, stirring until smooth. Drizzle over the filling. Chill before cutting. Store in refrigerator. Yield: about 2 dozen.
Originally published as Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies in Country Woman January/February 1994, p29

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Reviewed May. 28, 2015

"How can a 9x9 pan yield 5 DOZEN brownies!!!!"

Reviewed Jan. 19, 2015

"Pretty yummy! I ran out of sugar, powdered sugar, and chocolate and they still turned out good!"

Reviewed Feb. 26, 2014

"Great recipe for this favorite combination! I took them to work where everyone loved them."

Reviewed Feb. 13, 2013


Reviewed Feb. 13, 2013

"I think I will try this using a boxed brownie mix and putting it in a 9"x13" pan. I will use the same filling ingr. as for a 9" pan. Sounds wonderful! Will let you know how it turns out."

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