Simple, delicious brownies made with a chocolate and peanut butter combination.
Preheat oven to 325 F.
Line an 8x8 inch baking dish with parchment paper.
Melt the butter over low heat in a medium size saucepan.
Cook until the butter turns a golden brown color.
Remove from heat and mix in the sugar and cocoa. Stir in the vanilla. Stir in the eggs, one at a time until well incorporated. Add the flour and salt and mix until just combined.
Pour the batter into the prepared baking dish.
Bake brownies or 20-25 minutes, or until brownies are set.
(A toothpick inserted will still come out with a few crumbs)
Remove and place onto a cooling rack.
Allow brownies to completely cool before frosting.
Peanut Butter Frosting:
Use and electric mixer to beat the butter, confectioners' sugar, peanut butter, and pinch of salt until light and fluffy and ice the brownies.
Sprinkle chocolate chips on top.