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Thursday, August 2, 2012

PB Brownie Trifle~!

August, It's already August!  Wow has the summer gone by quickly.  The month of July was one of hte hottest on record here in Minnesota, I could not concur more - good grief.  Electric bills are running high because of non-stop running of air conditioning - which I am very thankful for (the air-conditioning)!  My hubby and I put an offer on a house today - then we got a counter offer back and now my hubby is wondering - is it a house we really want?  This house search of ours has been the most frustrating one we have ever endured.  Do we want a house in town this time with virtually no privacy or yard space?  That is the question he is wrestling with!
Here is a treat that we can all have to keep our minds off the heat, the electric bill and buying houses!

PB Brownie Trifle
1 Brownie Mix  that will make a 9 x 13 pan
2 pkg. (13 oz. each) of Miniature Peanut Butter Cups
4 c. cold milk
2 pkg. instant vanilla pudding mix (5.1 0z. each)
1 c. creamy peanut butter
4 tsp. vanilla
3 cartons (8 oz. size) Cool-Whip

Prepare the brownie batter according to the package.  Bake in a greased 13 x 9 pan at 350 for 20-25 minutes.  Cool.  Cut into 1/2 to 3/4" pieces.    Meanwhile cut the peanut butter cups in 1/2.  Set aside.  In a large bowl whisk together your milk and pudding mixes, keep whisking for 2 minutes.  Add peanut butter and vanilla and mix well.  Fold in 1 1/2 containers of the Cool-Whip.  Place 1/3 of the brownies into the bottom of your trifle bowl (or any glass bowl (about 5 quart size).  Top with 1/3 of the peanut butter cups and then 1/3 of the pudding mix.  Keep repeating layers.  Cover the top with your remaining whipped topping and a few pb cups.  Refrigerate until chilled.

1 comment:

  1. This is beyond delicious! It's sinfully delicious!