Peanut Butter Brownies

Peanut Butter Brownies

Peanut butter and chocolate – a match made in heaven. If you’re in the mood for a sweet treat, try out these simple peanut butter brownies. These whip up in just under an hour, leaving you with a plate of warm, chewy brownies complete with swirls of creamy peanut butter and peanut butter cups! 


Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1.5 cups chocolate chips
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons flour (separate- to mix with peanut butter cups)
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped mini peanut butter cups
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter

Directions:

  1. Take a baking dish and line it with parchment paper. Then, preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Stir together butter, milk, and sugar over medium heat until it just begins to boil. Remove from heat.
  3. Stir in chocolate chips until completely melted and smooth.
  4. Let the chocolate cool for roughly 5 minutes, and then whisk in eggs and vanilla extract.
  5. Next, stir in the 1/2 cup flour, salt, and baking soda until just combined.
  6. In a separate, small bowl, toss peanut butter cup pieces with 2 teaspoons of flour.
  7. Now, fold the peanut butter cups into the batter, and pour into the prepared baking dish and spread until it lays flat.
  8. Using a small scoop, place dollops of peanut butter on top of the batter. Use a knife to swirl the peanut butter through the top of the batter!
  9. Lastly, bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  10. Let them cool for a few minutes, then begin slicing. Top with a scoop of ice cream or enjoy these on their own!

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