Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Brownies


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From the kitchen of Allen Grodsky

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
25-30 minutes
24 squares
Contains nuts, Good for parties/potlucks, Kid friendly


1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup unsalted butter, melted
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
4 eggs
1/4 cup peanut butter
1 cup milk chocolate morsels
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 cup salted peanuts


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Grease a 13x9 baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.

  3. In medium bowl, using wire whisk, stir together flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside.

  4. In a large bowl, with a wire whisk, mix together melted butter, sugar and vanilla.

  5. Beat in eggs, one at a time.

  6. Using a wooden spoon, stir in flour mixture until well blended.

  7. Separate half the batter (about 1-1/2 cups) to medium bowl.

  8. Mix in peanut butter to half of batter, stir in chocolate morsels and spread batter evenly in pan.

  9. Add cocoa powder to remaining batter; mix well. Stir in peanuts.

  10. Spoon chocolate batter over peanut butter layer and smooth top gently.

  11. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

  12. Cool in pan on wire rack.

  13. Cut into 24 squares.


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anw513 says:

Just had these tonight. It was super fun to make. We had dessert before dinner!

12/14/2014 8:28:06 PM

charchar123 says:

this is an amazing recipe i love it!

11/20/2012 11:42:34 AM

rithika says:


11/13/2012 2:14:10 PM

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