This was a quick recipe I whipped up after work one night. It was easy to make and pretty tasty too.
It was even more delicious topped with some ice cream!
What attracted me to this recipe was ease and I had all the ingredients readily available. Win-win.
I got the recipe for Double Peanut Butter Paisley Brownies on the back of a Reese’s Peanut Butter chips bags.
- 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
- 1/4 cup REESE’S Creamy Peanut Butter (I used JIF, SHHHH!!)
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 cup packed light brown sugar
- 3 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1-2/3 cups (10-oz. pkg.) REESE’S Peanut Butter Chips (the whole bag)
- 1/2 cup HERSHEY’S Syrup
- Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
- Beat butter and peanut butter in large bowl. Add granulated sugar and brown sugar; beat well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Blend in vanilla.
- Stir together flour, baking powder and salt; mix into peanut butter mixture, blending well. Stir in peanut butter chips. Spread half of batter in prepared pan; spoon syrup over top. Carefully top with remaining batter; swirl with metal spatula or knife for marbled effect.
- Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into squares. About 36 brownies.
Cream together the butter and sugars, add in the eggs and vanilla. Gradually add in the dry ingredients to the mixture, the chips last. Set aside the syrup for the middle layer!
Spread about half of the mixture on the bottom of the pan; enough to cover it. Then pour on your syrup.
I clumped the rest of the dough on top of the syrup and did my best to spread it around. Some syrup came through, but it was OK.
Take your knife and run it through the pan to create a “paisley” type effect. Bake. That is it. Simple. Now, here is how you eat it.
Put on on the plate and enjoy. Or, to really amp it up, do the following. By the way, these are good alone, but not the best bars I have ever made. Here is how I would serve it to a guest.
Add a little more syrup to the top…
Put on a scoop of Moose Tracks ice cream. This has swirls of chocolate fudge and mini peanut butter cups in the ice cream, so is a great fit for this brownie.
Now we are talking.