I hope you’re hungry today. These brownies require a healthy appetite coupled with an incredible craving for chocolate and peanut butter. All I’ve been wanting to eat the last couple of days have been tomato soup and brownies. Odd? I think not. It makes perfect sense to me. These two things are what comfort food is all about. And believe me, we are in need of massive quantities of comfort and positive thoughts during yet another snow storm, scheduled to arrive tomorrow.
Not only do I feel like I’ve earned the right to replenish my burned calories of snow shoveling with sweet treats, but I’ve been enjoying this winter in regards to what it’s done to my creativity in the kitchen. Some of the best desserts have emerged as a result of being snowed in all day. These brownies are definitely part of that group!
Now don’t get me wrong, I would happily trade winter coats, boots, and hats for t-shirts, shorts and flip flops, but who knows if this crazy peanut butter frosting to brownie ratio would have been born. That’s what I love most about these treats. There are almost equal amounts of peanut butter and fudgy brownies in every bite. It’s as good as it’s gonna get, guys. [Read more…]