Buttermilk Brownies With Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Icing

I added a little extra peanut butter to the frosting....everyone loved it! :)

Buttermilk Brownies With Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Icing

  •     1/2 c. buttermilk
  •     1 c. flour
  •     1 tsp baking soda
  •     2 eggs
  •     1 c. butter
  •     1 c. water
  •     2 c. sugar
  •     1/3 c. cocoa
  •     1 1/2 tsp vanilla


Combine flour, sugar, baking soda and set aside

In a medium saucepan combine butter, cocoa and water and bring to boiling while stirring constantly. Remove from heat.

Add chocolate mixture to the flour mixture, beat on medium speed until combined.

Add eggs, vanilla and buttermilk & beat for one minute (batter will be thin)

Pour into greased 9 X 13 pan

Bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes

for the icing:

    1/4 c. reduced fat peanut butter
    1/4 c. butter, softened
    1/4 c. reduced fat cream cheese, softened
    2 c. confectioner’s sugar
    3 tbsp milk

cream together first three ingredients and then gradually add sugar to desired consistency, The milk can be left out for a stiffer icing, or if the milk makes the icing too thin, additional sugar can be added. Spread on cooled brownies.