Suzy Homemaker at Work: From Scratch Brownies

The most DELICIOUS brownies ever.

Peanut Butter Powell Brownies

1/4 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup flour
1/3 cup cocoa powder (I used Tollhouse)
2 eggs, beaten
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powdered
1 teaspoon vanilla

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 9×9 pan (mine was an 8×6.5 Pyrex).
2. Beat vanilla, eggs, sugar and butter.
3. In another bowl, Mix flour, salt, baking powder, flour and cocoa with a fork and slowly add to wet mixture.
4. Pour in greased pan. Bake for 20-30 minutes until toothpick inserted two inches from edge comes out clean or sides pull away from edge of pan.

Peanut Butter Creamy Frosting
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 tablespoon honey or light corn syrup
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1-2 tablespoons milk
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter

Wait for brownies to cool slightly and then spread. Makes between 15-16 brownies depending on pan size. Calorie count for 1 of 15 brownies is 205 with skim milk.

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