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REESE'S Peanut Butter Cup Brownies

Details

Time
2 hours
Skill Level
Intermediate
Yields
16 brownies

What’s better than brownies? Brownies with REESE’S Peanut Butter Cups. Everyone’s favorite chocolate treat goes to the next level with this easy recipe that’s almost as fun to make as it is to eat. There’s never a wrong time to eat this homemade peanut butter and chocolate treat.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
30 minutes
Bake Time
30 minutes
Cool Time
1 hour

Ingredients

  • 2-3/4 cups
  • 1/2 cup

    vegetable oil

  • 1/3 cup

    granulated sugar

  • 1/3 cup

    light brown sugar

  • 2

    eggs

  • 1 tsp

    vanilla extract

  • 1 cup

    all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 tsp

    salt

  • Peanut Butter Swirl

  • 3 Tbsps

    unsalted butter (melted)

  • 1/2 cup

    powdered sugar

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

oven
oven
9-inch square baking pan
square baking pan
parchment paper
parchment paper
microwave-safe bowl
microwave-safe bowl
microwave
microwave
bowl
bowl
knife
knife
wire rack
wire rack
1

Heat oven to 350° F. Grease 9-inch square baking pan. Line with parchment paper; grease parchment paper. Remove wrappers and coarsely chop peanut butter cups; set aside.

2

Place 1-3/4 cups peanut butter cups and oil in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at Medium (50%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at Medium an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until candy is melted and mixture is blended when stirred.

3

Stir in granulated sugar and brown sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing to combine. Blend in vanilla. Stir together flour and salt; blend into mixture; fold in remaining 1 cup chopped peanut butter cups. Spread batter in prepared pan.

4

Prepare Peanut Butter Swirl; drizzle over brownie batter. Swirl with metal spatula or knife for marbled effect.

5

Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean or with a few moist crumbs. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars. Store leftover bars in airtight container at room temperature for up to a week.

TIP

* 39 REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups Miniatures or 18 to 20 regular or Snack Size REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups.

Peanut Butter Swirl:

Combine 3 tablespoons unsalted butter (melted), 1/2 cup powdered sugar and 1/2 cup REESE'S Creamy Peanut Butter in small bowl until smooth.

Additional questions?