Saturday, September 8, 2012

Buckeye Brownie Bites



Buckeye brownies sure are a treat!  Although I don't like it when you cut into a brownie and it falls apart.  So to solve that, I made buckeye brownie bites!  Easy to eat, no falling apart and they look cute too.  You could use any brownie mix for the bottom, but I made a homemade one that is rich and chocolatey!  To top it off, I made a rich chocolate glaze.  I also thought they looked a little plain so I sprinkled on some shaved white chocolate!  


Ingredients are as follows:

brownie layer:

1/2 C butter
3/4 C sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/3 C cocoa powder
1/2 C flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. baking powder 

peanut butter topping:

2 Tbsp. butter, softened
1/2 C creamy peanut butter
1 3/4 C powdered sugar
1 tsp. milk

chocolate glaze: 

1 1/2 Tbsp. butter, melted
1 1/2 Tbsp. cocoa
3/4 C powdered sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1 Tbsp. warm water 
shaved white chocolate, optional


Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees; grease a muffin (cupcake) pan.

In a saucepan, melt butter over low heat.


Remove from heat; stir in the sugar, beaten eggs, vanilla, cocoa powder, flour, salt and baking powder.  Mix until combined.


 
Divide evenly into the cup tins.


Bake for 8-10 minutes.


While they're cooling. Cream together the butter and peanut butter.


Stir in powdered sugar.


Add milk and mix until creamy.


Take a spoonful and spread it on top of a cooled brownie.


To make the glaze melt butter in a bowl; stir in the cocoa, powdered sugar, vanilla and water.  Mix until creamy.


Spread this onto the peanut butter mixture.


Sprinkle on some shaved white chocolate.


Take a bite and enjoy!





16 comments:

  1. Mama Mia! Those look heavenly. I could eat a whole panfull myself...when they're little, I always want MORE....=)

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  2. Oh, my, these are HEAVENLY!!! I must bake some up for my Reeses' loving son! (so I can taste them, too :)).

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  3. My husband, an Ohio State Buckeye alum, loves you for posting this recipe! I love you because I think this is hands-down superior to the original buckeye candy recipe!

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  4. PS: I forgot to mention, that even our golden retriever, "Buckeye", says thank you for the tribute to his favorite team! LOL! :-D

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  5. I seriously just want to eat an entire batch of these...by myself:-) They look so awesome!!!

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  6. Hello! Stopping by from I Gotta Try That. I'm totally drooling as a type this, and pinning it, too! :)

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  7. Soooo glad you linked to Must Try Monday! I love desserts like this!

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  8. OMG - these are amazing!!
    I can't wait to try these
    Pinned

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  9. Brownies, peanut butter and chocolate. This must be one amazing bite.

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  10. Great tutorial for these awesome little bites. I love the flavor combination for these treats! Hope you are having a great week and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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  11. They look so delicious! Can't wait to make them.

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  12. Yummy! I'm an Ohio State graduate and I've always made Buckeye candies. These look so delicious. Go Bucks!!

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  13. Yummy!! These look terrific. I love buckeyes. Thanks for linking up to Tasty Thursdays on The Mandatory Mooch. I hope you link up again this week. The party will be live tomorrow night. www.mandatorymooch.blogspot.com

    And don't forget to "like" my Facebook page if you haven't already. www.facebook.com/TheMandatoryMooch

    Thanks, Nichi

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  14. Lisa,
    These look amazing! I love brownies even though I'm not much of a chocolate eater and I can’t wait to try the recipe. Thanks so much for linking up to Creative Thursday. Can’t wait to see what you share this week! Have a great day :)
    Michelle

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  15. Your brownie bites are featured on this weeks Manic Monday! I hope you stop by and share some more of your wonderful recipes :)

    http://bobbiskozykitchen.blogspot.com/2012/10/manic-monday-party-13.html

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