Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Puffy Peanut Butter Cup and Cheesecake Swirled Brownies

1 brownie mix of choice (9x13 size), along with ingredients as directed on back of package
8 oz softened cream cheese
1/2 Cup creamy peanut butter
1/4 Cup sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 Cups mini marshmallows
12 regular size Reeses Peanut Butter cups, cut into cubes
1 Cup chocolate chips
1/4 Cup creamy peanut butter, melted in microwave to drizzle
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place brownie mix and ingredients on back of box as directed (eggs, oil, water) into a large mixing bowl. Mix until combined and pour into a greased 9x13 inch baking dish. In a separate bowl mix together the cream cheese, peanut butter, sugar, egg and vanilla until smooth. Drop by the Tablespoonfuls evenly over the brownie batter. Take a knife or toothpick and swirl the cheese mixture through the brownie batter. Bake for 30-32 minutes or until cooked through.
2. Once brownies are just about cooked, with about 2 minutes left, sprinkle marshmallows, Reeses cups and chocolate chips over brownies. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until marshmallows are puffed slightly. Remove and cool completely before cutting. While brownies are cooling, drizzle melted peanut butter over bars. Let cool.
3. Once cool, use a plastic knife to cut into squares for an easy non stick cut. Enjoy!

1 comment:

Arin said...

I just saw this very recipe on a blog I stalk. How funny to find it here too! i guess great minds think alike. I thought it looked delish.