Nutella and Peanut Butter Brownies

Recipe printed from Jenn's Food Journey, adapted from The Craving Chronicles

1/2 cup of butter, melted and cooled
1 cup of sugar (granulated)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 eggs
1/2 cup of flour
1/2 cup of cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
pinch of salt
1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
1/4 cup Nutella chocolate hazelnut spread

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line an 8x8-inch baking dish with parchment paper (or spray with non-stick spray and coat with a little cocoa powder).

Sift together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt in a bowl.

In a bowl of a standing mixer, cream together the butter and the sugar. Beat in the eggs one at a time and then stir in the vanilla. Add the dry ingredients a little at a time, mix until combined.

In a small bowl, add the peanut butter and Nutella. Microwave about 10-15 seconds, just enough to get them to combine smoothly. Fold into the brownie mix. Pour mixture into prepared pan and bake for 30-40 minutes, rotating the pan every 10 minutes, or when a toothpick poked into the center comes out mostly clean; start checking doneness after 25 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool before cutting into squares. Enjoy!