Almond Butter Iced Brownies & a Giveaway!

Peanut Butter Iced Brownies

Brownies, brownies, brownies!  I love them plain, with nuts, with icing, with almond butter, okay you get it, but with almond butter icing they are fabulous!  Now you can bake brownies, eat brownies and support your local school.  How is that?  I’m sure you’ve heard of “Box Tops For Education“.

  • Now, you can find Box Tops for Education on all Betty Crocker baking mixes*, including new Fun da-middlesTM, individual cupcakes with a fun, creamy center.
  • This back-to-school season, look for double Box Tops on specially marked packages of Betty Crocker baking mixes.

The good news is I have a prize pack for one lucky person to get you started in support of your school.

Your prize pack will contain:

  • Cupcake iclips
  • Cupcake bag
  • Cupcake notepads
  • Box Tops for Education pencils
  • Neoprene Lunch Sack


This school year, giving back to your school can be as easy as looking for the Red Spoon on your favorite Betty Crocker® dessert mixes, the only brand in the baking aisle with Box Tops. Whether you´re collecting for new computers, library books, or a playground, through the Box Tops for Education® program you can help make a difference. Last year, your contributions earned more than $59 million for America´s schools!


Angela FRS September 25, 2011 at 11:48 pm [edit]

Oh my goodness those sound amazing. I stumbled this post. I love the almond butter icing!”


  • Leave a comment here and you could win a prize pack! Just state which of your favorite Betty Crocker dessert mixes you plan to purchase to collect the Box Tops and help your local schools.
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Now how about those Almond Butter Iced Brownies!

Almond Butter Iced Brownies


for brownies:
18.4 oz package Betty Crocker Milk Chocolate Brownie Mix

3 tablespoons water

1/2 cup vegetable oil

2 eggs

2 teaspoons instant espresso powder *optional

for icing:

3 oz cream cheese, softened

1/3 cup almond butter

2 cups powdered sugar

2 tablespoons milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 oz milk chocolate for garnish

Cooking Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

For Brownies:

In a large bowl, add brownie mix, water, oil, eggs and espresso powder. Stir until smooth and all ingredients are well combined.  Pour into a greased 9 x 13-inch pan.  Bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.  Remove from oven and allow to cool completely.

For icing:

In a large mixer bowl combine cream cheese and almond butter and beat with electric mixer until smooth.  Add powdered sugar and beat on low speed.  Drizzle in milk and add vanilla.  Continue to beat until well combined.  Spread over cooled brownies.  Shave milk chocolate over brownies for garnish.

Cut into squares and serve.



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