Indulge in the ultimate chocolate and peanut butter treat with these Peanut Butter Cup Brownies. Rich, fudgy brownies layered with creamy peanut butter filling and topped with mini peanut butter cups, this decadent dessert is sure to satisfy all your sweet cravings.

Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 50 minutes | Serves: 12


  • 1 box of brownie mix
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup mini peanut butter cups, halved


  1. Prepare the brownie mix according to package instructions and pour half of the batter into a greased 9×9 inch baking pan.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine peanut butter, powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and milk until smooth.
  3. Spread the peanut butter mixture over the brownie batter in the pan.
  4. Top with the remaining brownie batter and smooth the top with a spatula.
  5. Sprinkle the halved mini peanut butter cups over the top of the brownie batter.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  7. Let cool before slicing into squares and serving.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 300 || Total Fat: 15g || Carbohydrates: 37g || Protein: 6g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The perfect combination of rich chocolate and creamy peanut butter flavors.
  2. The decadent layers of brownie, peanut butter, and peanut butter cups create a mouthwatering treat.
  3. Easy to make and great for sharing with friends and family.
  4. A crowd-pleaser for any dessert table or special occasion.
  5. A fun and indulgent twist on traditional brownies.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overmixing the brownie batter to ensure a fudgy texture.
  2. Be careful not to overbake the brownies, as they can become dry.
  3. Do not skip the step of cooling the brownies before slicing to allow them to set properly.
  4. Avoid using chunky peanut butter in the filling for a smooth and creamy texture.
  5. Be cautious when adding the peanut butter cups on top to ensure even distribution.

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