Chewy Peanut Brownie Bars

Chewy Peanut Brownie Bars

Tags: Bars, Dessert/Sweets

  • Prep Time: 45 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Ready Time: 120 min
  • Yield: 50 bars

Ingredients

CRUST

  • 1 (18.4 oz.) package Pillsbury® Family Size Chocolate Fudge Brownie Mix
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 large egg

FILLING

  • 1 cup corn syrup
  • 3/4 cup Jif® Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1 cup dry roasted peanuts, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

GLAZE

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 (1 oz.) square unsweetened chocolate
  • 7 1/2 teaspoons water
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation Directions

  • HEAT oven to 350°F. Combine all crust ingredients in large bowl; mix well. Press mixture evenly over bottom of ungreased 15 x 10 x 1-inch baking pan.
  • BEAT corn syrup and peanut butter in small bowl at low speed until well blended. Stir in remaining filling ingredients. Spread filling evenly over crust to within 1/2 inch of edges.
  • BAKE 18 to 20 minutes or until edges are firm and center is just firm to the touch. Cool completely.
  • MELT 1 tablespoon butter with chocolate and water in small saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly until smooth. Using wire whisk, stir in powdered sugar and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla; blend until smooth. Drizzle glaze over cooled brownies. Allow glaze to set. Cut into bars.

High Altitude (above 3500 ft.):

  • ADD 1/4 cup flour to dry brownie mix. Bake as directed above.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1/50), Calories 130 (Calories from Fat 60), Total Fat 6g (Saturated Fat 2.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 10mg, Sodium 85mg, Total Carbohydrate 19g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 15g), Protein 2g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 0%, Iron 2%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.