Friday, March 27, 2009

Fudgy Brownies with Peanut Butter Frosting

These are chocolaty, fudgey deliciousness with peanut butter frosting. -Kristin

5 oz. unsweetened chocolate
4 oz. bittersweet or semisweet chocolate
1/2 c. butter
1 1/2 c. sugar
4 eggs
1 t. vanilla
1/2 c. all purpose flour
1/4 t. salt

1 c. creamy peanut butter (do not use natural)
3 T. butter, room temperature
2/3 c. powdered sugar
1 t. vanilla
  1. Combine both chocolates and butter in saucepan and stir over low heat until melted and smooth. Cool to barely warm; set aside.
  2. Using mixer, beat sugar, eggs and vanilla in large bowl until mixture thickens and is pale yellow, about 5 minutes.
  3. Slowly beat in the flour, and salt.
  4. Slowly beat in chocolate mixture.
  5. Transfer mixture to greased 9x13 pan and bake for 20 minutes at 350. After baking let them cool down completely.
  6. For frosting combine the butter and peanut butter in bowl and mix well.
  7. Add the remaining ingredients and spread on cooled brownies.

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