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Peanut Butter Layer Brownies

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Peanut Butter Layer Brownies
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 3 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 24
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When you can't decide on chocolate or peanut butter, layer them into one delicious chewy brownie.
Updated Jul 4, 2013
Bake-Off® Contest 46, 2013
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.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    For ease in spreading brownie batter, lightly spray rubber spatula with cooking spray.

Nutrition Information

320 Calories, 15g Total Fat, 6g Protein, 41g Total Carbohydrate, 29g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
Calories from Fat
130
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
21%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
135mg
6%
Potassium
210mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
41g
14%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
29g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
6%
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 Choice
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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