It's as sweet as it looks.
And as delicious.
And as peanut buttery and chocolaty as you could imagine.
I like to call it a soft, chewy, chocolaty, peanut buttery, bit of heaven.
I asked one of the girls at work what she wanted for her birthday treat. She replied "something with chocolate and peanut butter"...this was as "chocolate and peanut butter"-y as I could come up with without risking putting everyone into a sugar coma.
Chocolate and Peanut Butter Overload
1 box fudge brownie mix (and ingredients to prepare)
1/2 cup honey roasted peanuts
1/3 cup peanut butter chips
Peanut Butter Layer
1 cup smooth peanut butter
1 cup marshmallow creme
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup icing sugar
6 oz Swiss chocolate, roughly chopped
1/4 cup + 1 Tbsp butter
1 Tbsp corn syrup
9 Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, chopped
Preheat oven to 350. Spray a 9 X 9 pan with cooking spray. Set aside.
Prepare brownie according to package directions. Stir in peanuts and peanut butter chips.
Bake at 350 until brownie is cooked - be careful not to over bake. Remove from heat and let cool to room temp.
Prepare peanut butter layer: In a large bowl, beat together peanut butter, marshmallow creme, butter, and vanilla. Slowly beat in the icing sugar until well combined.
Spread over cooled brownie.
Prepare chocolate top layer: In a microwave safe bowl, heat chocolate, butter, and corn syrup for 20 seconds. Stir. Heat in 20 second intervals - stirring well in between - until smooth.
Spread evenly over marshmallow layer.
Evenly sprinkle with the chopped Reese's cups.
Let chill until set.
I must warn you. This is not for the faint of heart.
People *cough* Sue *cough* who don't like sweet things will run away screaming.
That's okay though...it just leaves more for the rest of us....
Be sure to stop by Chef In Training and Love Bakes Good Cakes and Hungry Little Girl and The Mandatory Mooch and Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons and A Peek Into My Paradise and Carole's Chatter for some fun and tasty links!