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Wicked Brownies

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  2 reviews
  • 25 min prep time
  • 2 hr 50 min total time
  • 11 ingredients
  • 36 servings
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Pile on the sweets to turn packaged brownie mix into eye-popping treats.

Ingredients

1
box (1 lb 5.2 oz) triple chunk supreme brownie mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix box
16
miniature chocolate-covered peanut butter cup candies, unwrapped
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
2
cups powdered sugar
3
tablespoons milk
3
tablespoons peanut butter
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/3
cup miniature marshmallows
1/3
cup chopped cocktail peanuts
1/4
cup miniature candy-coated chocolate baking bits

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Line 8-inch square pan with foil, extending foil over sides for easy removal from pan. Bake brownies as directed on box for basic recipe in 8-inch pan. Top hot brownies evenly with peanut butter cup candies, 4 rows by 4 rows; press down slightly. Cool completely.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat butter and powdered sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth and creamy. Gradually beat in milk. Add peanut butter and vanilla; beat until spreading consistency, adding more milk if necessary. Spread evenly over brownies.
  • 3 Top with marshmallows, peanuts and baking bits; press down slightly. Refrigerate 30 minutes. Remove from pan by foil edges. For brownies, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Cover and refrigerate any remaining brownies.
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Line 8-inch square pan with foil, extending foil over sides for easy removal from pan. Bake brownies as directed on box for basic recipe in 8-inch pan. Top hot brownies evenly with peanut butter cup candies, 4 rows by 4 rows; press down slightly. Cool completely.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat butter and powdered sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth and creamy. Gradually beat in milk. Add peanut butter and vanilla; beat until spreading consistency, adding more milk if necessary. Spread evenly over brownies.
  • 3 Top with marshmallows, peanuts and baking bits; press down slightly. Refrigerate 30 minutes. Remove from pan by foil edges. For brownies, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Cover and refrigerate any remaining brownies.

Expert Tips

Wrap individual brownies in food-quality Halloween-colored plastic wrap.

Serve these decadent brownies with glasses of cold milk or apple cider.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Brownie
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
80mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
18g
18%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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