Chocolate Peanut-Butter Squares

Makes 16
Prep 15 m
Cool 60 m
Bake 40 - 45 m

Ingredients

Cake:

Frosting:

Directions

  1. 1 of 1 Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter and flour 8 x 8 x 2-inch glass baking dish.

Cake:

  1. 1 of 4 Mix flour, baking powder and salt in medium-size bowl.
  2. 2 of 4 Mix sugar, butter, chocolate and cocoa powder in a large bowl.
  3. 3 of 4 Bring milk to boiling in small saucepan. Pour hot milk over chocolate mixture; whisk until chocolate has melted and mixture is smooth. Stir in eggs and vanilla. Whisk in flour mixture. Fold in the peanut-butter cups. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  4. 4 of 4 Bake in 350 degrees F oven for 40 to 45 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cake in dish on wire rack.

Frosting:

  1. 1 of 2 Beat together cream cheese and butter in medium-size bowl until smooth and creamy. Gradually beat in sugar and vanilla.
  2. 2 of 2 Spread frosting evenly over top of cooled cake. Sprinkle top with the 1/4 cup chopped peanut butter cups. Cut into 16 squares.
Nutrition Information for Chocolate Peanut-Butter Squares
Servings Per Recipe: 16
Per Serving: 175 mg sodium, 2 g fiber, 9 g sat. fat, 55 mg chol., 5 g pro., 302 kcal cal., 16 g Fat, total, 37 g carb.
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