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Carob Peanut and Caramel Brownies

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  • Yield: 16-18 brownies 1x


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 6 tablespoons carob powder
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped peanuts
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 300F
  2. Grease an 8-inch square baking pan.
  3. Melt butter in small microwave safe bowl.
  4. Pour into large mixing bowl and cream with sugar until fluffy.
  5. Stir in carob powder, salt, and flour.
  6. Add vanilla extract and eggs and combine.
  7. Fold peanuts into mixture, and spread the dough evenly into the baking pan.
  8. Bake for 30 minutes. Let cool in pan for 10-15 minutes before icing.
  10. While the brownies are cooling, melt the butter in a saucepan on medium heat.
  11. Mix in 3 tablespoons milk and brown sugar. Boil vigorously for 1 minute.
  12. Remove from heat, and beat in 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar. Let cool slightly, and beat in the vanilla and remaining 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar.
  13. If mixture is too thick, add small splashes of milk to thin.
  14. Ice cooled brownies immediately, as icing will set up quickly.
  15. If desired, press additional chopped peanuts into the top of icing. Let cool and then cut into squares.
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