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Peanut Brittle Brownies

Makes32 (2-inch) squares
  • Active time:20 min
  • Start to finish:1 1/2 hr
June 2008
  • 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 4 oz unsweetened chocolate
  • 2 cups packed light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups coarsely crushed peanut brittle
  • Preheat oven to 350°F with rack in middle. Butter and flour a 13- by 9-inch baking pan.
  • Melt butter, peanut butter, and chocolate in a 3-qt heavy saucepan over low heat, stirring, until smooth. Remove from heat and cool. Whisk in brown sugar and vanilla. Whisk in eggs 1 at a time.
  • Whisk together flour and salt, then whisk into chocolate mixture.
  • Spread in pan. Bake 25 minutes.Sprinkle with brittle. Bake until a pick inserted in center comes out with crumbs, about 5 minutes. Cool completely.
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