Who doesn’t love brownies? I use to use the boxed brownie mixes until I came across this recipe. It’s as easy as mixing up a boxed mix with much better results! These are nice and thick. Yummy! These are even better the next day and the days after, which is nice for lunchboxes! I made some with a chocolate frosting but my family likes the peanut butter frosting even better. I’m undecided. I really liked both. Remember, these are better on day 2.
1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
4 tsp. vanilla
-Preheat oven to 35o degrees.
-Spray a 9 X 13 pan with nonstick spray.
-In your kitchen aid or stand mixer, combine butter and cocoa powder.
-Add the sugar and flour and mix.
-Add eggs, one at a time.
– Pour into prepared pan and bake 25-30 minutes until toothpick comes out clean.
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
3 cups powdered sugar
Beat all the ingredients together until smooth. Spread on warm brownies. Cool and serve.
Peanut Butter Frosting:
1/3 cup shortening
1/3 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup peanut butter
1 tsp. vanilla
4 cups powdered sugar
4-6 T. milk
-Cream shortening and butter together.
-Add peanut butter and vanilla.
-Add powdered sugar.
-Beat until creamy.
-Allow brownies to cool and frost with peanut butter frosting.