Peanut Butter Brownies Recipe

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A friend shared this peanutty brownie recipe with me when I was a teen, and I've been making them ever since. They're scrumptious!—Linda Wales, Millerton, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup peanut butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 190 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 49 mg cholesterol, 129 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, cream butter, peanut butter, sugar and vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine flour, cocoa and baking powder; add to creamed mixture just until blended. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 22-28 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out with moist crumbs (do not overbake). Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Yield: about 2 dozen.
Originally published as Peanut Butter Brownies in Country Woman May/June 2000, p35

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 190 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 49 mg cholesterol, 129 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.

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Reviewed Nov. 28, 2013

"Taste fine and are moist but they are more cake-like than brownie. Not ewy gooey like i like my brownies. Wont be making these again."

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Reviewed Sep. 24, 2012

"These were absolutely fabulous! I felt like baking something yesterday, and I was going to do peanut butter cookies. I was out of brown sugar but had cocoa, so I came upon these in my recipe search. Moist and delicious! I made them exactly like the recipe and will make them again and again! Planning on taking to a new mom later this week. I wonder what these would be like with a hazelnut spread instead of the peanut butter? Thinking of trying them that way."

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Reviewed Jul. 19, 2012

"I adjusted these for high altitude and they turned out PERFECT! Best brownies I have made since living 7200 ft above sea level.Adjustments I used:1 Tbs of water1/4 tsp decrease in baking powder2 Tbs decrease in sugar"

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