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Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies

 Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies
My husband and I have two sons—21 and 18—both away at college. I send these brownies to them regularly, and they tell me that they have to hide a few from their roommates just so they can make sure there'll be some left!
30 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Bake: 25 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • FILLING:
  • 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

Directions

  • 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

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • 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
  • 5 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 141 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 75 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.