Thursday, September 29, 2011

Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Brownies

Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Brownies
Adapted from The Farm Girl
By Erin at Dinners, Dishes and Desserts

2 envelopes unsweetened chocolate
1/3 cup canola oil
1 cups sugar
2 eggs
3/4 cups flour
½  tsp baking powder
½  tsp salt

1/2  cup peanut butter
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 Tbls milk
1 tsp vanilla
¾  cup flour
1/4 tsp salt

1 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips   Or Any melted Chocolate
2 Tbsp. shortening

½ cup powdered sugar
1 Tbls milk
2 Tbls peanut butter
¼ tsp vanilla

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Prepare and 8x8 baking pan. 

To make the brownies blend the chocolate and the oil together.  Mix in the eggs and sugar.  Stir in the flour, baking powder and salt until just combined.   Pour batter into pan and bake for about 25 minutes.  Allow to cool completely.

To make the filling cream together butter and brown sugar.  Mix in the peanut butter, vanilla and milk.  Stir in flour and salt until well combined.  Spread over cooled brownies.  It may be sticky. You can spray a spatula with non stick spray, or slightly dampen your hands to spread out. 

Melt Chocolate and pour over the peanut butter layer.  Put in fridge for 30 minutes to start to harden. 

Stir together the sugar, milk, vanilla and peanut butter.  Adjust the level of milk to get your desired consistency.  Drizzle over chocolate layer.  Store in fridge.  Enjoy!!