Peanut Butter Cup Brownies


Peanut butter and chocolate? Yes, please!

Peanut butter cup brownies cut into individual servings.
Photo: Anna Williams
Hands On Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
24 serves


  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, plus more for the pan

  • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped

  • 4 large eggs

  • 3 cups sugar

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • kosher salt

  • 8 large peanut butter cups, cut into pieces


  1. Heat oven to 400° F.

  2. Melt the butter and chocolate in a pan over low heat.

  3. Using a mixer, beat the eggs and sugar until pale yellow and fluffy. Lower speed and pour in the melted chocolate and vanilla. Mix in the flour and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Fold in the peanut butter cups.

  4. Scrape into a buttered 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Bake until the tip of a knife comes out clean, about 35 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

288 Calories
14g Fat
40g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 288
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 52mg 17%
Sodium 55mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Total Sugars 32g
Protein 3g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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