Chocolate-Peanut Butter Dream Brownies

May 21, 2013

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Dream Brownies

Here's a story for ya'.  I set these lovely brownies up and photographed them. They (pictures, not brownies) turned out lousy.  A dream they were not (again, pictures, not brownies).  After photographing, I ate said lousy picture brownie.  Downloaded the pictures, realized they were not-a-dream-brownies-photos and promptly ran to the kitchen to make sure there were some left.   

There was. Whew.

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Dream Brownies

So, the next day, I set up another brownie and did a re-shoot (fancy photographer lingo=took more pictures).  Ate another, better photographed brownie. Downloaded and was happy (and a bit sad..no need to eat another) they were much better photos.  

OK, it's not very exciting story. But, what can you do? I'm a food blogging stay at home mom, not, a Kardashian. :)

 I am trying hard to resist going into the kitchen and eating another one.  They are indeed, a dream. Chocolate brownie, peanut butter-cream cheese filling, more chocolate, then, topped off with whipped cream and caramel. 

Wow..try these! Happiness will fill your life immediately.

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Dream Brownies
Chocolate-Peanut Butter Dream Brownies
by Table for Seven
Prep Time: 00:30
Cook Time: 00:30 + fridge time
Ingredients (Serves: 10-12)
  • Your favorite brownie recipe: homemade or boxed for 13 x 9 in pan
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 TBSP milk
  • 1 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 TBSP light corn syrup
Instructions
Bake brownies according to recipe/box instructions. Set aside and let cool completely.
In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add in peanut butter and powder sugar. Beat until combined. Add in milk. Mix well.
In a separate bowl, beat 1 cup whipping cream until stiff peaks form. Fold cream into peanut butter mixture.
Spread over cooled brownies. Chill for 1 hour.
In a small saucepan, heat 1/2 cup whipping cream over medium heat just until boiling.
Turn off heat. Add chocolate chips and corn syrup. Cover for 5 minutes.
Stir until smooth and spread over peanut butter mixture.
Chill for 1 hour before serving.


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