Showing posts with label peanut butter. Show all posts
Showing posts with label peanut butter. Show all posts

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Peanut Butter Brownie Cups

There's just something about brownies that everyone loves- mix that with peanut butter and it's called heaven on earth!  We decided to showcase one of the easiest but most delicious recipe that only takes about 20 minutes to bake- the Peanut Butter Brownie Cups!


  • 3/4 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 1 tablespoon Water
  • 1 large Egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 cup Flour
  • 1 cup Peanut Butter Chips
    • 1/2 cup to mix in
    • 1/2 cup for topping
  • 1 cup Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
    • 3/4 cup to mix in
    • 1/4 cup for topping
  • 3/4 cup Creamy Peanut Butter
  1. Preheat oven to 350ยบ F
  2. Grab a microwave-safe bowl and put in the butter, sugar, and water.  Microwave it for about a minute until the butter is melted
  3.  Mix in your 3/4 cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips into the mixture and mix, mix, mix until it's all melted!
  4. Add the egg and vanilla and mix
  5. Now add the baking soda and flour and mix
  6. ...let it cool to room temperature...
  7. Mix in 1/2 cup of peanut butter chips and 1/2 cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips into the mix
  8. Place the mixture into a greased muffin pan
  9. Bake for 12-14 minutes until the inside is still gooey.
  10. The center of the brownie cups will start to fall as they cool down, if they don't- go ahead and create a whole in the center of each brownie cup.
  11. Place the creamy peanut butter into a microwavable bowl and microwave it for about 50 seconds until it is melted.
  12. Pour the melted peanut butter into the center of each brownie cups
  13. ...let it cool...
  14. Take the remainder of the peanut butter chips and chocolate chips and sprinkle it on top of each peanut butter cups.
  15. Loosen the edges and pop them out!
nom, nom, nom away!

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Superbowl Snacks: Puppy Chow

As we mentioned in Superbowl Snacks: Rolo Pretzel Delights, we are really excited for the Superbowl! The Superbowl would not be fit without some snacks to munch on, so here is the recipe for the last snack we plan on taking to our Superbowl parties: Puppy Chow.

Puppy Chow
Source: Adapted by Chex Mix
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1 cup chocolate chips
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
9 cups original/plain ChexMix square cereal
2 cups powdered sugar

Pour the nine (9) cups of original/plain Chex Mix square cereal into a large bowl. In a separate bowl, melt the chocolate chips, peanut butter, and butter/margarine in the microwave for 30 seconds at a time, stirring frequently to avoid burning. Remove the bowl from the microwave as soon as the chocolate chips have melted. Add and stir in the vanilla extract.

Next, pour the melted chocolate mixture into the large bowl of Chex Mix square cereal, making sure to coat the cereal mix with chocolate (using a spatula to disperse the chocolate is best).

Lastly, pour the powdered sugar into a 2-gallon ziplock bag and proceed to spoon in the chocolate-covered Chex Mix cereal. Seal the ziplock bag and shake it to thoroughly coat the cereal mixture with powdered sugar.

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