Venango County Recipe of the Day: Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies

| April 14, 2019

Make these irresistable treats for your afternoon snack! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies


1/2 cup butter, softened
2/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 eggs
2 tablespoons milk
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
1/3 cup peanut butter chips
1/3 cup baking cocoa
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips


~In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars. Add eggs and milk; mix well.

~Combine the flour, baking powder, and salt; add to creamed mixture and mix well.

~Divide batter in half. To one portion, add peanut butter and peanut butter chips; mix well. To the other portion, add the cocoa and chocolate chips; mix well.

~In a greased 9-in. square baking pan, spoon chocolate batter in eight mounds in a checkerboard pattern. Spoon seven mounds of peanut butter batter between the chocolate batter. Cut through batters with a knife to swirl.

~Bake at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes (or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean).

~Cool on a wire rack.

~Frost with your favorite frosting. Cut into bars.

~Makes three dozen.

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