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Peanuttiest Peanut Butter Brownie Bars

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  4 reviews
  • 30 min prep time
  • 3 hr 55 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 24 servings
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Take a shortcut with a brownie mix and create a dessert that's chock-full of peanuts.

Bake-Off® Contest 43, 2008
Sheilah Fiola
Kent, Washington

Ingredients

1
box (13.3 oz) Pillsbury™ Peanut Butter Swirl Jif® Brownie Mix
2
cups crushed chocolate or regular graham crackers (28 squares)
1/2
cup plus 3 tablespoons butter
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1/3
cup JIF® Creamy Peanut Butter
1 1/4
cups peanut butter chips
3/4
cup milk chocolate chips
1
cup spanish peanuts, finely chopped

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Lightly spray 13x9-inch pan with CRISCO® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, stir dry brownie mix and graham cracker crumbs until well mixed; set aside.
  • 3 Into medium microwavable bowl, squeeze peanut butter from peanut butter packet (from brownie mix). Add butter. Microwave uncovered on High 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring once, until butter is melted. Stir until smooth.
  • 4 Pour peanut butter mixture over brownie mixture; stir until well mixed. Press evenly in pan.
  • 5 In same medium microwavable bowl, mix milk, 1/3 cup peanut butter and 1/2 cup of the peanut butter chips. Microwave uncovered on High 1 minute, stirring once, until mixture is melted. Stir until smooth.
  • 6 Gently pour milk mixture evenly over brownie layer in pan; spread evenly. Sprinkle remaining 3/4 cup peanut butter chips, the chocolate chips and peanuts over milk mixture; press in lightly.
  • 7 Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until edges are golden brown and center is just set when lightly touched (do not overbake). Cool completely in pan on cooling rack, about 3 hours. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Lightly spray 13x9-inch pan with CRISCO® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, stir dry brownie mix and graham cracker crumbs until well mixed; set aside.
  • 3 Into medium microwavable bowl, squeeze peanut butter from peanut butter packet (from brownie mix). Add butter. Microwave uncovered on High 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring once, until butter is melted. Stir until smooth.
  • 4 Pour peanut butter mixture over brownie mixture; stir until well mixed. Press evenly in pan.
  • 5 In same medium microwavable bowl, mix milk, 1/3 cup peanut butter and 1/2 cup of the peanut butter chips. Microwave uncovered on High 1 minute, stirring once, until mixture is melted. Stir until smooth.
  • 6 Gently pour milk mixture evenly over brownie layer in pan; spread evenly. Sprinkle remaining 3/4 cup peanut butter chips, the chocolate chips and peanuts over milk mixture; press in lightly.
  • 7 Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until edges are golden brown and center is just set when lightly touched (do not overbake). Cool completely in pan on cooling rack, about 3 hours. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
31%
Saturated Fat
9g
43%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
190mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
35g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
27g
27%
Protein
7g
7%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
4%
4%
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; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
®Jif is a trademark of The J.M. Smucker Company ®Crisco is a trademark of The J.M. Smucker Company
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