Irresistible Peanut Butter Chip Brownies

Details

Time
3 hours
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
24 brownies

Peanut butter and chocolate come together in this sweet peanut butter chip brownie recipe. REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips bring the salty balance to sweet HERSHEY'S Cocoa. Top them with icing or sprinkles for a fun and easy dessert.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
20 minutes
Bake Time
38 minutes
Cool Time
2 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 cup

    butter or margarine (2 sticks), softened

  • 1 package

    cream cheese (3 oz.), softened

  • 2 cups

    sugar

  • 3

    eggs

  • 1 tsp

    vanilla extract

  • 1 cup

    all-purpose flour

  • 3/4 cup
  • 1/2 tsp

    salt

  • 1/4 tsp

    baking powder

  • 1 2/3 cups
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Directions

Equipment Needed 

Oven
Oven
Baking Pan
13x9x2-Inch Baking Pan
Mixing Bowl
Mixing Bowl
Mixer
Mixer
Measuring Cups
Measuring Cups
Rubber Scraper
Rubber Scraper
Wire Rack
Wire Rack
1

Heat oven to 325°F. Grease bottom of 13x9x2-inch baking pan.

2

Beat butter, cream cheese and sugar until fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine flour, cocoa, salt and baking powder; gradually add to butter mixture, beating well. Stir in chips. Spread batter in pan.

3

Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely. Frost with Brownie Frosting, if desired. Cut into bars.

Tip

Try topping with a peanut butter frosting.

Brownie Frosting: Beat 3 tablespoons softened butter or margarine and 3 tablespoons HERSHEY'S Cocoa until blended. Gradually add 1-1/3 cups powdered sugar and 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract alternately with 1 to 2 tablespoons milk, beating to spreading consistency. About 1 cup.

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