Friday, December 11, 2009

BROWNIES, BROWNIES & MORE BROWNIES!!!

I have made all of these brownie recipes and they are to die for...If you love BROWNIES, then these recipes are for you!!!

PEANUT BUTTER TRUFFLE BROWNIES

Craving chocolate and sweet peanut butter all wrapped up into one indulgent bar? Start with a no-fail brownie mix, then add layers of peanut butter and melted chocolate chips. Yum.

INGREDIENTS:
Brownie Base
1 box (1 lb 6.5 oz) Betty Crocker Original Supreme brownie mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix box

Filling
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
2 cups powdered sugar
2 teaspoons milk

Topping
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup butter

DIRECTIONS:
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray or shortening. (For easier cutting, line pan with foil, then grease foil on bottom only of pan.)

In medium bowl, stir brownie mix, pouch of chocolate syrup, water, oil and eggs until well blended. Spread in pan. Bake 28 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from side of pan comes out almost clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.

In medium bowl, beat filling ingredients with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Spread mixture evenly over brownie base.

In small microwavable bowl, microwave topping ingredients uncovered on High 30 to 60 seconds; stir until smooth. Cool 10 minutes; spread over filling. Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until set. For brownies, cut into 9 rows by 4 rows. Store covered in refrigerator

PEANUT BUTTER RIPPLE BROWNIES

Crave the classic chocolate and peanut butter flavor combo? Here it is in brownie form, frosted of course!

INGREDIENTS:
Brownies
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 eggs
1 box (1 lb 6.5 oz) Betty Crocker Original Supreme brownie mix
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup water
2 eggs
Chopped peanuts, if desired

Peanut Butter Frosting
1 cup vanilla frosting (from 1-lb container)
1/3 cup peanut butter
2 to 3 teaspoons milk

DIRECTIONS:
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 13x9-inch pan. In small bowl, beat sugar, 1/2 cup peanut butter, the flour and 2 eggs with electric mixer on medium speed 2 minutes; set aside.

In medium bowl, stir brownie mix, pouch of chocolate syrup, oil, water and 2 eggs until well blended. Spread in pan. Drop peanut butter mixture by tablespoonfuls onto batter. Swirl through batter with knife.

Bake 40 minutes. Cool completely, about 1 hour.

In medium bowl, stir all frosting ingredients, using spoon, until smooth and spreadable. Spread frosting over brownies; sprinkle with peanuts. For brownies, cut into 8 rows by 6 rows

ULTIMATE TURTLE BROWNIES

Make the ultimate! Indulge brownie mix with extra caramel, nuts and chocolate.

INGREDIENTS:
1 box (1 lb 6.5 oz) Betty Crocker Original Supreme brownie mix (with chocolate syrup pouch)
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix box
1 bag (14 oz) caramels, unwrapped
1/4 cup whipping cream
1 bag (11.5 oz) semisweet chocolate chunks (2 cups)
1 cup coarsely chopped pecans

DIRECTIONS:
Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with baking spray with flour. In medium bowl, stir brownie mix, pouch of chocolate syrup, water, oil and eggs until well blended. Spread 1/2 of batter (about 1 1/2 cups) in pan. Bake 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, in large microwavable bowl, microwave caramels and whipping cream uncovered on High 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until smooth.

Pour caramel over partially baked brownie; spread to edges. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the chocolate chunks and 1/2 cup of the pecans. Drop remaining brownie batter by small spoonfuls onto caramel layer. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup chocolate chunks and 1/2 cup pecans.

Bake 33 to 36 minutes longer or until center is almost set. Cool 1 hour at room temperature. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour before serving. For brownies, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Store covered at room temperature.
Recipes from Betty Crocker

16 comments:

Darla said...

Well, I just gained 5 pounds!

T.Irwin said...

WOW! Thank you for sharing. These all sound wonderful. I'll be picking up my baking ingredients tomorrow and baking for the next several days. I love to give treats to neighbors and coworkers.

The Charm House said...

Sue, These look so good!! Especially the turtle brownie! It would be nice to have a little time to make them. Confusing to figure out which direction to go.... Wedding or Christmas! LOL
Hugs,
Yvette

OleCrowsNestJournal_Nan said...

Hi I am Nan and new to your blog! What delicious recipes! I can't wait to try a couple!!

TamboinMO said...

I think I've died and gone to heaven! Brownies are one of my favorite things...thanks for sharing your recipes with us!

Jonthy, Alice the uppity white cat's babysitter said...

Sue,
Thanks for your comments to me over the last year. You and others have kept me focused. My hysterectomy was successful and I am feeling stronger every day. I hope you and your family have a blessed Christmas!. Love, Jonthy

BirchBerry Farms said...

Soooo--I popped in here to see what's 'cookin' at Sues house---NAUGHTY YUMMINESS---OMG!!! I am in chocolate heaven!!! I have a Christmas party tonite and I am supposed to be bringing a hors d vour---however---I do believe that anything chocolate falls in that catagory---wouldn't you agree?---so caramel brownies it is!

Deb's Country Crafts said...

Oh, wow do those EVER look yummy! Hope all is well with you and you and your family have a wonderful holiday!

Kitty said...

I'm drooling all over my keyboard right now! these look all so delicous!!

Cathy said...

Hi! Sue ~
Thanks for sharing all the wonderful recipes and crafty ideas with us! Your blog is inspiring :)
A very Merry Christmas to you and your family and a Happy, Healthy New Year!!
Hugz,
Cathy :)

Geri said...

Oh I'm droolin now:) I will try the turtle brownies right away! Thanks 4 sharin. I just wanted 2 see how u were doin and 2 wish u and yours HAPPY HOLIDAYS;)

lovetheprimlook said...

Merry Christmas to you and yours !!
hugs, Angie

Sandy said...

Yum - Can't wait to get into the kitchen with these!

Suzanne-Poplar Street Prims said...

Hey! You haven't posted in a while and I'm missing your recipes and news!

Domestic Goddess said...

Hey I was just checking too. Hope all is well. Miss You.

Jonthy, Alice the uppity white cat's babysitter said...

We miss you Sue. Hope you are okay.