Peanut Butter Brownies II

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These brownies bake up gooey, and are a BIG hit with my family and friends! Has been a family recipe for years. I undercook them just a little, and cutting with a plastic knife works well.

a close up view of a few remaining peanut butter brownies left in the baking pan.
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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs
Servings:
12
Yield:
24 brownies

Ingredients

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 3 eggs

  • 1 cup butter, melted

  • 2 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour

  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips

  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

  • ¾ cup creamy peanut butter

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 2 tablespoons milk

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch baking pan.

  2. In a large bowl, beat 2 cups sugar and 3 eggs together until foamy. Stir in the butter and vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; stir into the egg mixture. Stir in the chocolate chips. Reserve one cup of the batter, and spread the rest into the bottom of the prepared pan.

  3. In a medium bowl, beat the cream cheese, peanut butter, 1/4 cup of sugar 1 egg and milk until smooth and creamy. Carefully spread the peanut butter batter over the layer of chocolate batter. Drop reserved chocolate batter, by tablespoonfuls onto the peanut butter layer. Cut through the batter with a knife to swirl.

  4. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes in the preheated oven, or until brownies are set when shaken gently. Cool completely before cutting into bars. Refrigerate until serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

668 Calories
44g Fat
63g Carbs
13g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 668
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 44g 56%
Saturated Fat 23g 117%
Cholesterol 149mg 50%
Sodium 406mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 63g 23%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 47g
Protein 13g
Calcium 90mg 7%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 278mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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