Peanut Butter Snickers Brownies

 Peanut Butter Snickers Brownies
topped with Chocolate and Peanut Butter Swirled Frosting
(will make approx 10 brownie cups)

For brownies:
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 t. vanilla
1/2 cup melted butter
1/2 cup cocoa powder
2/3 cup flour
1/4 t. baking powder
1/4 t. salt

Peanut Butter Frosting:
1/2 stick butter, room temp.
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
2 1/2 - 3 cups sifted powdered sugar
3 T. milk

Chocolate Frosting:
1/2 stick butter, room temp.
1/4 cup cocoa powder
2 1/2 - 3 cups sifted powdered sugar
1/2 t. vanilla
1/4 cup milk

Preheat to 350
Spray muffin pan with cooking spray, set aside.
In a large bowl stir together eggs, vanilla and sugar.
Stir in melted butter.
Sift in cocoa powder, flour, baking powder and salt.
In each muffin tin add 1/4 cup brownie batter.
Press unwrapped Snickers square into each cup
 Spreading across the top with a spoon.
 Bake for 15-17 minutes until edges are set and center is not jiggly.
Remove pan from oven and set on a wire cooling rack.
Let the brownie cups cool for at least 30 minutes IN the pan.
When the brownies are cool, use a butter knife to release the edges and flip pan over onto cooling rack.
Carefully flip the brownies over and let them cool completely before frosting.
The brownies will look like they have sunk in the middle making the perfect little dent for frosting.
While the brownies are cooling make your frosting:
For peanut butter frosting, using a medium sized mixing bowl cream together butter and peanut butter with hand mixer.  Slowly add in sifted powdered sugar and then milk.  Beat until smooth.
You can add more milk or sugar depending on the consistency you prefer.

For chocolate frosting  using a medium sized mixing bowl beat butter with hand mixer until smooth.  Slowly add in sifted powdered sugar and cocoa powder.  Then add milk and vanilla.  Beat until smooth.
You can add more milk or sugar depending on the consistency you prefer.

 Fit your piping bag with your tip.  (I used a Wilton 1M tip)
For ease, place your piping bag in a glass and fold over the edges so you can fill the bag without holding it.
Spread the peanut butter frosting on one side of the bag
...and the chocolate on the other.
 Try to get about 1 cup of each frosting (totaling 2 cups) in your bag.
To get the swirled effect it's best not to refill you bag.
 Squeeze out the first bit of the frosting until the two flavors are combined
Then pipe on to cooled brownies.
Here's how they look on the inside...



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