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Peanut Butter & Graham Cracker Brownies

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 55 minutes

Dessert

Yield: 12 servings

Serving Size: 1 brownie

Calories per serving: 411

Fat per serving: 21g

Saturated fat per serving: 10g

Carbs per serving: 49g

Protein per serving: 6g

Fiber per serving: 1g

Sugar per serving: 29g

Sodium per serving: 155mg

Cholesterol per serving: 20mg

Peanut Butter & Graham Cracker Brownies

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Chocolate Chips, bittersweet, dark or semisweet
  • ½ Cup Butter, unsalted or canola oil
  • 1 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1¼ Cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 Cup Brown Sugar, packed
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • ⅓ Cup Applesauce, unsweetened
  • 8 Graham Crackers, whole sheets and coarsely crushed
  • ½ Cup Peanut Butter, creamy
  • Whipped Cream (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F; spray 7½ x 10½-inch baking dish with cooking spray. In medium microwave-safe bowl, heat chocolate chips and butter in microwave oven on high 1 minute or until melted, stirring every 20 seconds; stir until smooth and cool to room temperature. Stir in vanilla extract.
  2. In large bowl, whisk flour, sugar, baking powder and salt; stir in applesauce and chocolate mixture until just combined. Fold in graham crackers and peanut butter; spread in prepared dish.
  3. Bake brownie 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean; cool on wire rack and cut into 12 brownies. Serve topped with whipped cream, if desired.

Notes

 

Substitute 1 cup coarsely crushed cookies or other variety of graham crackers for the graham cracker sheets; substitute sunflower, almond or other nut butter for the peanut butter.

 

Recipe can also be prepared in an 8-inch square baking dish; bake for 45 minutes and cut into 16 brownies.

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