Posted January 23, 2006 08:07 AM

Chocolate Casserole
Source: BH&G

so good
Prep: 15 minutes Bake: 35 minutes

1/2 cup all-purpose flour
3/4cup sugar
3/4 tsp. baking powder
1/3 cup milk
1 Tbsp. cooking oil
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 cup peanut butter
1/3 cup semisweet chocolate pieces
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
3/4 cup boiling water
1/3 cup coarsely chopped honey roasted peanuts

2 Tbsp. crumbled chocolate flavored graham crackers (optional)

Whipped cream (optional)

1 Preheat oven to 350. In a medium bowl combine flour, 1/4 cup of the sugar, and baking powder. Add milk, cooking oil, and vanilla. Using a wire whisk, stir until smooth. Stir in the peanut butter and semisweet chocolate pieces.

2 Pour batter into an ungreased 1-quart casserole; set aside. In the same bowl stir together the remaining sugar and the cocoa. Gradually stir in boiling water. Pour mixture over batter in casserole.

3 Bake, uncovered, for 35 to 40 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted into cake portion comes out clean. Remove from oven; top with peanuts and, if desired, graham crackers. If desired, serve warm with whipped cream. Serves 6.

Nutrition Facts per serving: 333 caL, 15 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 1 mg choL, 170 mg sodium, 42 g carbo., 3 g fiber, 7 g pro.
Daily Values: 9% calcium, 9% iron.