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Peanut Butter Brownies

Peanut Butter Brownies Recipe

Makes about 24

Ingredients

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

Method

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.
Cool
completely before frosting.

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, then coat top of brownies. Refrigerate for 1 hour then cut into squares.
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