Peanut Butter Cup Brownies

Recipe by taylortwo

This recipe is being posted in response to a request. It was given to me by a friend who's family loved it. Her nephew said it was the BEST thing she has ever baked. :)

Top Review by kellychris

These are very good, VERY SWEET, but very good. If you're a pb & chocolate lover, then you will enjoy these!! Loved the Reese's layer in these. Very moist!! Thank you for sharing-Made for BB tag.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brownies: Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Line bottom and 2 sides of 8-inch square baking pan with foil.
  3. In a bowl, combine flour, salt, and baking powder; set aside.
  4. In a pot, melt chocolate and butter over medium heat.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in sugar, eggs, and vanilla until combined.
  6. Stir in flour mixture until combined.
  7. Spread 1 cup of batter in pan.
  8. Set aside about 32 peanut butter cup quarters and sprinkle remaining onto batter in pan and top with remaining batter.
  9. Bake for about 40 minutes or until edges are set and center is slightly soft.
  10. Cool completely on rack before frosting.
  11. Frosting: At low speed, beat sugar with the peanut butter until almost combined, about 30 seconds.
  12. Beat in milk, 1 tablespoon at a time, until frosting is smooth and spreadable.
  13. Spread over top of cooled brownies and sprinkle with remaining reserved peanut butter cups.

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