Dark Chocolate-Peanut Butter Brownies

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  4 reviews
  • 35|min prep time
  • 2|hr|50|min total time
  • 15 ingredients
  • 36 servings

Brownies

1/2
cup dark corn syrup
1/2
cup butter
6
oz bittersweet baking chocolate, coarsely chopped
3
eggs
1
cup all-purpose flour
3/4
cup granulated sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla

Filling

2
cups chunky peanut butter
1/2
cup butter, softened
2
cups powdered sugar
1
tablespoon vanilla

Frosting

1/2
cup whipping cream
6
oz bittersweet baking chocolate, coarsely chopped
1
teaspoon vanilla
Chopped roasted peanuts, if desired

Directions

  1. 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Grease bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with shortening and lightly flour, or spray with baking spray with flour.
  2. 2 In 2-quart saucepan, heat corn syrup, 1/2 cup butter and 6 oz chocolate over low heat, stirring frequently, until chocolate is melted. Remove from heat. Beat in eggs, one at a time, using wire whisk. Add flour, granulated sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla; beat with wire whisk until batter is smooth and shiny. Spread in pan.
  3. 3 Bake 23 to 25 minutes or just until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean (do not overbake). Cool completely, about 45 minutes.
  4. 4 Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat peanut butter and 1/2 cup butter with electric mixer on medium speed until blended. Add powdered sugar and 1 tablespoon vanilla; beat until smooth and fluffy. Spread over brownies.
  5. 5 In 1-quart saucepan, heat whipping cream and 6 oz chocolate over low heat, stirring frequently, until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth. Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla. Cool 5 minutes. Spread frosting over peanut butter filling. Sprinkle with peanuts. Refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour. For brownies, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.

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