Thursday, November 29, 2012

RECIPE: Brownie Cookies with Peanut Butter Frosting

(recipe via

350 g dark chocolate
40 g butter
2 eggs
150 g sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
35 g flour
¼ tsp. baking powder

160 g of powdered sugar
280 g   peanut butter
80 g butter
1 tsp. vanilla extract
80 ml double cream

1. Put 200g of the chocolate and the butter in a bowl over a pot of hot water, stir until completely melted. Remove from stove.

2. Let the chocolate rest while you continue with the remaining ingredients.

3. Using an electric mixer, combine the eggs, sugar and vanilla extract. Mix well for about 15min until fluffy.

4. Fold in the flour. Add the remaining chocolate and the melted chocolate mixture. Mix gently.

5. Set a timer for 10mins to wait for mixture to become slightly firmer.

6. Take 1 tablespoon of mixture at a time and place on tray leaving space between each biscuit.

7. Bake for about 8-10 minutes at 180 C

8. Let the cookies rest for 20-30 minutes so that they are slightly firmer.

To make the frosting:

9. Using an electric mixer, combine all ingredients except for the cream. Mix until fluffy and light in colour.

10. Add the cream and mix together.

11. Spread about a tablespoon of frosting between 2 cookies.

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