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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cool:
1 hr
bake:
40 mins to 45 mins at 350°
Servings:
16
Yield:
16 squares
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Ingredients

Cake:
Frosting:

Directions

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  • Heat oven to 350°F. Butter and flour 8 x 8 x 2-inch glass baking dish.

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Cake:
  • Mix flour, baking powder and salt in medium-size bowl.

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  • Mix sugar, butter, chocolate and cocoa powder in a large bowl.

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  • Bring milk to boiling in small saucepan. Pour hot milk over chocolate mixture; whisk until chocolate has melted and mixture is smooth. Stir in eggs and vanilla. Whisk in flour mixture. Fold in the peanut-butter cups. Pour batter into prepared pan.

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  • Bake in 350°F oven for 40 to 45 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cake in dish on wire rack.

Frosting:
  • Beat together cream cheese and butter in medium-size bowl until smooth and creamy. Gradually beat in sugar and vanilla.

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  • Spread frosting evenly over top of cooled cake. Sprinkle top with the 1/4 cup chopped peanut butter cups. Cut into 16 squares.

Nutrition Facts

302 calories; total fat 16g; saturated fat 9g; cholesterol 55mg; sodium 175mg; carbohydrates 37g; fiber 2g; protein 5g.
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