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Pat’s Peanut Butter Brownies

Pat's Peanut Butter Brownies

Pat’s Peanut Butter Brownies

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Pat's Peanut Butter Brownies
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Course: BarsDifficulty: Medium



A chocolat brownie with chopped peanuts topped with peanut butter frosting.


  • For the bars:
  • 1/2 cup butter

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened baking cocoa

  • 4 large eggs

  • 2 cups granulated sugar

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 cup peanuts, chopped

  • For the frosting:
  • 4 tablespoons milk

  • 1/3 cup chunky peanut butter

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar


  • Make the bars:
  • Preheat oven to 350 F. In a large saucepan, melt 1/2 cup butter. Stir in unsweetened baking cocoa and cook over low heat. Remove from heat and add eggs; one at a time, beating after each egg. Stir in sugar, flour, vanilla, and chopped peanuts, beating till combined. Pour into a greased 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Bake for 25 minutes. While they are cooling, make the frosting.
  • Make the Frosting:
  • In a small saucepan, warm milk. Do not boil. Set aside. In a small bowl, blend chunky peanut butter with 2 tablespoons butter; add powdered sugar and warm milk. Slowly beat frosting until it reaches spreading consistency. Frost brownies once thoroughly cooled.


Name & Location
(example: Sue in LA)
Amazing! My whole family loved it! I will make it again for sure!
- Lauren in Maryland
I think they came out great other than they were a little too sweet. Next time I won't use as much sugar.
- texas gal in texas
VERY GOOD! The recipe came out perfect and tasted wondeful! The entire tray was gone within 4 hours of coming out of the oven. NICE JOB!
- A Baker
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