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Peanut Butter Layer Brownies

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  4 reviews
  • 30 min prep time
  • 3 hr 15 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 24 servings
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When you can't decide on chocolate or peanut butter, layer them into one delicious chewy brownie.

Bake-Off® Contest 46, 2013
Heidi Splete
Chevy Chase, Maryland

Ingredients

12
tablespoons Crisco® Baking Sticks All-Vegetable Shortening
1 1/2
cups sugar
4
eggs
2
cups Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Unbleached Flour
2
cups instant hot cocoa mix
1
can (14-oz) Eagle Brand® Sweetened Condensed Milk
1
cup Jif® Extra Crunchy Peanut Butter

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat shortening and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until well mixed. Add eggs; beat until smooth. Add flour and cocoa mix. Beat, scraping bowl occasionally, until blended. Spread half of batter in pan.
  • 3 In large microwavable bowl, mix sweetened condensed milk and peanut butter. Microwave on High 1 minute, stirring once or until softened. Carefully spread peanut butter mixture over brownie layer. Spoon and carefully spread remaining half of brownie batter over peanut butter layer.
  • 4 Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted 1 inch from edge comes out almost clean. Cool completely, about 2 hours. Store covered.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat shortening and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until well mixed. Add eggs; beat until smooth. Add flour and cocoa mix. Beat, scraping bowl occasionally, until blended. Spread half of batter in pan.
  • 3 In large microwavable bowl, mix sweetened condensed milk and peanut butter. Microwave on High 1 minute, stirring once or until softened. Carefully spread peanut butter mixture over brownie layer. Spoon and carefully spread remaining half of brownie batter over peanut butter layer.
  • 4 Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted 1 inch from edge comes out almost clean. Cool completely, about 2 hours. Store covered.

Expert Tips

For ease in spreading brownie batter, lightly spray rubber spatula with cooking spray.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
135mg
135%;
Total Carbohydrate
41g
41%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
29g
29%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Eagle Brand is a trademark of The J.M. Smucker Company, Elsie trademark used under license. Crisco is a trademark of The J.M. Smucker Company Jif and Simply Jif are trademarks of The J.M. Smucker Company
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