Nutty Dulce de Leche Frosted Brownies Recipe

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Shelly Published: January 25, 2021 Modified: July 6, 2021
Nutty Dulce de Leche Frosted Brownies Recipe

How To Make Nutty Dulce de Leche Frosted Brownies

Whip up some fudy chocolate brownies with this easy brownies recipe! It’s frosted with a rich dulce de leche, and packed with peanuts for a crunchy treat!

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 55 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ¾cupall-purpose flour
  • ½cupunsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¾cupgranulated sugar
  • ½cuplight-brown sugar,packed
  • ¼tspsalt
  • 10tbspunsalted butter,melted
  • 2large eggs
  • 1large egg yolk
  • 1tspvanilla extract

For Frosting:

  • 3tbspbutter
  • 3tbsplight-brown sugar,packed
  • 2tbspmilk
  • cupdulce de leche
  • ¼tspvanilla extract
  • cupspowdered sugar,sifted
  • ½cuppeanuts,lightly salted, chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.

  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the granulated sugar and brown sugar, then whisk in the flour, cocoa powder and salt.

  3. Add in the melted butter, then using a wooden spoon, stir until evenly moistened. Mix in the eggs, egg yolk, and vanilla.

  4. Pour the mixture into a buttered 8×8-inch baking dish and spread into an even layer.

  5. Bake in the oven for 28 to 32 minutes until a toothpick comes out free of batter. Allow to cool completely.

Frosting:

  1. In a small saucepan set over medium-high heat, bring the butter, milk and light brown sugar to a boil, stirring frequently.

  2. Allow the mixture to boil for 1 minute, then remove from heat.

  3. Stir in the dulce de leche and vanilla. Add in the powdered sugar and whisk until well blended.

  4. Stir in the peanuts, then pour mixture over the cooled brownies, and spread into an even layer.

  5. Transfer to the refrigerator or allow the frosting to set at room temperature, then cut into squares. Serve, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 355.83kcal
  • Fat: 17.91g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.41g
  • Trans Fat: 0.54g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.56g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.72g
  • Carbohydrates: 47.10g
  • Fiber: 2.05g
  • Sugar: 37.56g
  • Protein: 5.15g
  • Cholesterol: 82.14mg
  • Sodium: 79.37mg
  • Calcium: 52.79mg
  • Potassium: 167.65mg
  • Iron: 1.41mg
  • Vitamin A: 131.35µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.22mg
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