Are you a peanut butter and chocolate fan??? We are. We like these Buckeye Cupcakes, and when I saw Buckeye Brownies in a Gooseberry Patch cookbook, I knew that they would be fantastically delicious as well! They were. If this is a flavor combo that you enjoy…..you MIGHT want to give it a whirl. IF you don’t like that combo, then just make it for your family ~ they will thank you. If you are allergic…. 😉 ….love ya….STAY AWAY.
Brownie mix for a 9 ” x 13 ” pan. (or these)
2 c. powdered sugar
1/2 c. + 3 TB. butter
8 oz. (about 1 c.) peanut butter
8 oz. chocolate chips
1 TB. shortening
Prepare the brownies as directed on box. Allow to cool. Beat together the powdered sugar, 1/2 c. butter and peanut butter. (I added a scosh of vanilla too….) When all mixed nicely spread over cooled brownies. Chill 1 hour. Melt the chocolate chips with the shortening. (I prefer to do with my double boiler, but melt it as you usually melt your chocolate.) Stir and spread over cooled peanut butter layer, working quickly OR it will harden up on you. Enjoy :).
Recipe adapted from a Gooseberry Patch Cookbook.