Monday, February 14, 2011

NY Times Best Selling Author Mary Burton's 2011 Valentine’s Day Recipe

Merciless Peanut Butter Brownies - Love at First Bite

Brownie Batter

½ cup (1 stick) of butter
1 cup of cocoa
1 teaspoon of brandy
2 cups of sugar
½ teaspoon salt
4 eggs
1 egg yolk


1/3 cup of peanut butter
1/3 cup confectioner’s sugar
1 teaspoon brandy


8 oz of melting chocolate

Melt butter and pour over cocoa in a mixing bowl. Add in brandy, sugar and salt. Mix in eggs and yolk. Set batter aside and mix together peanut butter and confectioner’s sugar. Form into balls. Evenly spread half the batter in a baking pan. Arrange peanut butter balls on batter. Cover with remaining batter. Bake for 35 minutes. When the brownies have cooled pour melted chocolate over them and let set. Slice and enjoy!


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