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REESE’S Peanut Butter Chip Brownies

Details

Time
3 hours
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
24 brownies

Peanut butter chocolate brownies are a delicious mix of HERSHEY’S cocoa and REESE’S peanut butter chips. This sweet dessert recipe will have you wanting to lick the spoon even before the brownies are in the oven! If you’re feeling extra creative, whip up a batch of chocolate frosting to spread across the entire pan of brownies or each individual square. No matter how you choose to eat these decadent peanut butter chip brownies — plain, with icing or sprinkles — this recipe is perfect for holiday dessert tables, birthday parties and as after-dinner treats.

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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