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Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies

Who doesn’t love fresh chocolate brownies? Add in a peanut butter layer for a match made in heaven. These brownies are super simple to make, just ensure you don’t over-mix the ingredients!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 37 minutes
Course Snack
Servings 9 Servings
Calories 378 kcal


Chocolate Layers

  • ½ cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt

Peanut Butter Layer

  • 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tsp unsalted butter melted
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt


  • Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C) 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.
    Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies - Chocolate Layer
  • Lightly fold in the flour and cocoa powder until just mixed. (Do not over mix or the brownies will turn out cake-like).
    Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies - Chocolate Layer Mix Lightly
  • Mix the ingredients for the peanut butter brownie layer, again saving the flour, baking powder and salt for last and stirring until just mixed.
    Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies - Peanut Butter Layer
  • Spread peanut butter brownie layer on the bottom of the pan.
  • Top it with the chocolate brownie layer, spreading the batter for both layers out evenly.
    Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies - Spread Chocolate Layer
  • Bake for 22 minutes. Brownies will still be soft and gooey, but will finish setting while they cool. Enjoy!
    Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies


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Calories: 378kcalCarbohydrates: 51gProtein: 7gFat: 18gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 84mgSodium: 181mgPotassium: 183mgFiber: 3gSugar: 37gVitamin A: 422IUCalcium: 55mgIron: 2mg
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