Here's another way to enjoy the chocolate and peanut butter combination. Melted chocolate chips serve as a frosting for these peanut butter brownies.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
bake:
28 mins at 350°
Servings:
16
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oven to 350°F. Line an 8 x 8 x 2-inch baking pan with nonstick foil overhanging on two sides and set aside.

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  • Sift flour and salt onto a sheet of waxed paper; set aside.

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  • In a medium-size bowl, beat peanut butter, shortening and vanilla together on medium speed for 1 minute. Add brown sugar; beat until combined. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Reduce speed to low. Add flour mixture; beat just until combined.

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  • Scrape batter into prepared pan; smooth top with an offset spatula. Bake at 350°F for 28 minutes or until set in center.

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  • Remove from oven and sprinkle with chocolate chips; allow to stand for 5 minutes. Spread melted chips evenly over top with spatula and sprinkle with chopped nuts. Place on wire rack and cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

230 calories; total fat 13g; cholesterol 27mg; sodium 90mg; carbohydrates 27g; fiber 2g; protein 4g.
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