Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -- -- --

  2. 1 cup butter

  3. 1/3 cup cocoa

  4. 2 cups sugar

  5. 1 1/2 cups flour

  6. 4 eggs

  7. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  8. 1 12 oz jar chunky peanut butter

  9. **FROSTING**

  10. 1/2 cup butter

  11. 1/4 cup cocoa

  12. 1/3 cup milk

  13. 10 large marshmallows

  14. 1 pound powdered sugar -- sifted

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Combine butter and cocoa in a saucepan. Stir over low heat until butter melts. Cool slightly. Combine sugar, flour, and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a large bowl. Add chocolate mixture and beat at medium speed of an electric mixer until blended. Add eggs and vanilla, mixing well.

  2. Spread into a well-greased, 9x13-inch baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

  3. Remove lid from peanut butter jar and microwave on medium setting for 2 or 3 minutes or until peanut butter melts, stirring at 1 minute intervals. Spread over warm brownies. Chill 30 minutes or until set.

  4. For the frosting: Combine butter, cocoa, milk and marshmallows in a saucepan. Stir over medium heat until marshmallows melt. Remove from heat and stir in powdered sugar until smooth. Spread over peanut butter and chill until set. Store in refrigerator.

  5. Success note: If you like peanut butter and chocolate, these brownies will be a hit.


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