Let me just say these will satisfy any sweet tooth. Whether your in a pinch or just want to spend less time in the kitchen, these simple brownies will be a hit, and no one will know if they are homemade or boxed mix. Dress up plain brownies ready for a special feast or potluck in 5 minutes.
~Start with you favorite brownies. Here is a from scratch recipe, I doubled it for thick chocolate lover brownie in a 9 X 13 (deep) pan. Otherwise have a 9 X 13 pan of brownies cooled.
~First, with 1 cup of softened butter, cream in 1 cup of peanut butter.
~When creamed together, add 3 cups of powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time.
~ Add 3 tablespoons of milk to get frosting at the appropriate consistency. You can add up to 2 more tablespoons if you really just want a thin layer of peanut butter frosting.
~Top cooled brownies with frosting.
~ Gently sprinkle 1 Cup of Reese’s pieces candy overtop the frosting. Let sit.
There is nothing better than a tall glass of Sweet Tea on a Hot Summer Day! After the guys come in from working hard, they love to sit down and have a nice glass of icy cold sweet tea. Here is a favorite base recipe for
Southern Sweet Tea:
~Place 4 Lipton Family Size Tea Bags in a large pitcher. Pour 4 Cups of boiling hot water over-top of the tea bags.
~Stir in 2 Cups of Sugar. Stir until dissolved. Let sit for 30 minutes.
~Add 12 Cups of Cold Water to make a full gallon of sweet tea. Stir again. Chill in refrigerator.
~Serve over a tall glass of ice. Enjoy!
**Honey, fresh lemon wedges or dehydrated orange rings make nice additions too. Happy Homemaking!