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Outrageous Peanut Butter Brownies

Submitted by: | Source: Recipe adapted from Hershey's Ultimate Chocolate Brownies and Martha Stewart's Peanut Butter Swirl

Outrageous Peanut Butter Brownies
2013-07-14 Other
4.3 15

This is a fudgy brownie swirled with a creamy peanut butter filling that is topped with chocolate chips and salted peanuts. These brownies taste great with a glass of milk!

  • Servings: 24
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 60 minutes


Brownie Recipe
¾ cup Cocoa
½ tsp Baking Soda
⅔ cup Butter, melted and divided
½ cup Boiling Water
1½ cups Sugar
½ cup Brown Sugar
2 Eggs
1⅓ cup All-purpose Flour
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
¼ tsp Salt
⅓ cup Butter, melted
¾ cup Powdered Sugar
1 cup Creamy Peanut Butter
½ tsp Vanilla
1 cup Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips
¾ Roasted Salted Peanuts, coarsely chopped


Preheat oven to 350. Grease a 13x9x2 inch rectangular pan. In a medium bowl, combine cocoa and baking soda. Using a whisk, blend in 1/3 cup melted butter. Add boiling water; with a spoon, stir until mixture thickens. Stir in sugars, eggs, and the remaining 1/3 cup melted butter until mixture is smooth. Add flour, vanilla, and salt mix until well blended. Evenly pour into prepared pan and set aside.


In a medium bowl, combine melted butter, powdered sugar, creamy peanut butter, and vanilla. Stir until mixture is smooth. Evenly drop by teaspoonfuls over brownie batter. Swirl with a knife.


Evenly sprinkle chocolate chips and chopped peanuts over top of brownies.

Bake 35 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from the side of pan. Remove from oven; cool completely in pan on wire wrack. Cut into 24 squares, store covered at room temperature.

Helpful Tips:

If you like fudgy brownies, do not over mix the brownie mixture.