Buckeye Brownies

Buckeye Brownies

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Ingredients
  

For The Brownie Layer

  • 3/4 Cups Butter cut into little squares for melting in the microwave
  • 3/4 Cup Cocoa Powder I used dark but light or dark can be used
  • 1 2/3 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoons Water
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 3 Large Eggs beaten
  • 1 ⅓ Cups Flour
  • ½ Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • ¼ Teaspoon Salt

For The Peanut Butter Layer

  • 2 Cups Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 2 1/4 Cups Powdered Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Milk
  • 1/2 Cup Butter cut into little squares for melting in the microwave
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

For The Chocolate Layer

  • 1 1/2 Cups of Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
  • 6 Tablespoons Butter cut into little squares for melting in the microwave

Instructions
 

For The Brownie Layer

  • Line a 13X9 baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Preheat your oven to 350 F.
  • Mix together the flour, baking powder, and salt and set aside.
  • Melt your butter in the microwave.
  • Add into the butter, the cocoa, sugar, and eggs (mix well with a spatula, scraping down the sides of the bowl.
  • In the same bowl as the butter mixture, add in the flour mixture, a little at a time, making sure you are mixing it together well.
  • Spread into the pan.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Let it cool.

For The Peanut Butter Layer

  • Melt the butter and peanut butter together in the microwave. (there is lots of oil so only melt for 15 seconds at a time until the butter is melted).
  • Add in the milk and vanilla, then start adding the confectioner’s sugar until the mixture is spreadable.  (You do not want it too paste-like).
  • Spread the layer on the cooled brownies.

For The Chocolate Layer

  • Melt the morsels and the butter in the microwave in 15-second increments stirring until it is melted.  Do not burn the chocolate, if you do you have to throw it out and start again.
  • Add the chocolate layer and let the brownies sit for about 30 minutes before cutting.

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