Peanut Butter Chocolate Brownies – The Perfect Combo!

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Are you more of a chocolate lover, or a peanut butter lover? Well, with these delicious chocolate peanut butter brownies, you don’t have to choose!

These brownies are the perfect mix of chocolate and peanut butter and can be your new favorite homemade treat. The flavors combined create one of our favorite tasting brownies we have had!

Easy Option:

If you’re looking to make this recipe just a bit easier, you can use boxed brownie mix, and add it on top of your peanut butter layer too!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies Recipe:


Prep time: 15 minutes
Bake time: 22 minutes
Yields: 9 servings

Ingredients: 

Chocolate Layers

½ c. unsalted butter, melted

1 c. granulated sugar

2 large eggs

1½ t. vanilla extract

½ c. all-purpose flour

½ c. unsweetened cocoa powder

1/8 t. salt

Peanut Butter Layer

1/3 c. creamy peanut butter

2 T. unsalted butter, melted

1/3 c. granulated sugar

¼ c. packed brown sugar

1 large egg

½ t. real vanilla extract

½ c. all-purpose flour

1 t. baking powder

1/8 t. salt

Directions: 

1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line an 8” x 8” pan with parchment paper and spray with non-stick cooking spray.

2. Mix all the ingredients for the chocolate layer in a large mixing bowl, adding in the flour, cocoa powder, and salt last. Lightly fold in the flour and cocoa powder until just mixed. (Do not over mix or the brownies will turn out cake-like).

3. Mix the ingredients for the peanut butter brownie layer, again saving the flour, baking powder and salt for last and stirring until just mixed.

4. Spread peanut butter brownie layer on the bottom of the pan and top it with the chocolate brownie layer, spreading the batter for both layers out evenly.

5. Bake for 22 minutes. Brownies will still be soft and gooey, but will finish setting while they cool. Enjoy! 

These Peanut Butter Brownies are perfect for your tasty dessert at night, and would be a great addition to any party, bbq, or potluck you go to as well!

Peanut Butter Chocolate Brownies - The Perfect Combo!

Peanut Butter Chocolate Brownies - The Perfect Combo!

Yield: 9
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 22 minutes
Total Time: 37 minutes

Are you more of a chocolate lover, or a peanut butter lover? Well, with these delicious chocolate peanut butter brownies, you don't have to choose!

These brownies are the perfect mix of chocolate and peanut butter and can be your new favorite homemade treat. The flavors combined create one of our favorite tasting brownies we have had!

Easy Option:

If you're looking to make this recipe just a bit easier, you can use boxed brownie mix, and add it on top of your peanut butter layer too!

Ingredients

  • ½ c. unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 c. granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1½ t. vanilla extract
  • ½ c. all-purpose flour
  • ½ c. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/8 t. salt
  • 1/3 c. creamy peanut butter
  • 2 T. unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/3 c. granulated sugar
  • ¼ c. packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ t. real vanilla extract
  • ½ c. all-purpose flour
  • 1 t. baking powder
  • 1/8 t. salt

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350°F and line an 8” x 8” pan with parchment paper and spray with non-stick cooking spray.

Mix all the ingredients for the chocolate layer in a large mixing bowl, adding in the flour, cocoa powder, and salt last. Lightly fold in the flour and cocoa powder until just mixed. (Do not over mix or the brownies will turn out cake-like).

Mix the ingredients for the peanut butter brownie layer, again saving the flour, baking powder and salt for last and stirring until just mixed.

Spread peanut butter brownie layer on the bottom of the pan and top it with the chocolate brownie layer, spreading the batter for both layers out evenly.

Bake for 22 minutes. Brownies will still be soft and gooey, but will finish setting while they cool. Enjoy! 

These Peanut Butter Brownies are perfect for your tasty dessert at night, and would be a great addition to any party, bbq, or potluck you go to as well!

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