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Half Time Fudgey Peanut Butter Brownies


3 hours
Skill Level
24 brownies

Surprise everyone on football Sunday with this DIY dessert. It looks like a pan of boring brownies, but when you slice into them you get a half-time show of REESE’S Peanut Butter Cups Miniatures. These fudgey, delicious brownies are sure to score points with everyone!

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
12 minutes
Bake Time
30 minutes
Cool Time
2 hours



Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
Oven Oven
Baking Pan 13x9x2-Inch Baking Pan
Microwave Microwave
Bowl Bowl
Microwave-Safe Cup Microwave-Safe Cup
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Rubber Scraper Rubber Scraper
Wire Rack Wire Rack

Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Remove wrappers from peanut butter cups. Cut each cup in half; set aside.


Stir together cocoa and baking soda in large bowl; stir in 1/3 cup oil. Microwave COCA-COLA at high (100%) 1 minute or until boiling; add to cocoa mixture, stirring until mixture thickens. Stir in sugar, eggs and remaining 1/3 cup oil; stir until smooth. Add flour, salt and vanilla; stir until well blended. Pour into prepared pan.


Sprinkle peanut butter cups over surface of batter. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in brownie portion comes out clean and brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars.

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