Peanut Butter Brownie Trifle

Recipe by Caryn
READY IN: 45mins


  • 1
    (21 1/2 ounce) package Deluxe peanut butter brownie mix or (21 1/2 ounce) package chocolate peanut butter brownie mix
  • 1
    (5 1/8 ounce) package vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 3
    cups milk
  • 2
    teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1
    cup whipping cream, whipped and divided
  • 2 12
    cups coarsely chopped peanut butter cups
  • Garnish
  • peanut butter cup, sliced


  • Line a 13"x9"x2" pan with a large sheet of aluminum foil, allowing foil to extend 2" out of both ends of dish.
  • Prepare brownie mix according to package directions, using packets included in package.
  • Bake according to package directions in prepared pan.
  • Cool completely.
  • Lift foil out of pan.
  • Invert brownies onto cutting board; remove foil.
  • Cut brownies into 3/4" pieces, using a sharp knife.
  • Combine vanilla pudding mix and milk in a large mixing bowl; beat at low speed of an electric mixer 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Add peanut butter and vanilla; beat until smooth.
  • Gently fold in half of whipped cream.
  • Set remaining whipped cream aside (about 1 cup).
  • Place half of brownies in bottom of a 3-quart trifle bowl; top with 1 1/4 cups chopped peanut butter cup candies and half of pudding.
  • Repeat layers with remaining half of brownies, 1 1/4 cups peanut butter cup candies, and pudding.
  • Pipe or spoon reserved whipped cream over trifle.
  • Garnish if desired.