Adding peanut butter cups to fudgy brownies is every chocolate and peanut butter lover’s dream. The rich and chocolatey brownies are topped with chocolate peanut butter ganache, chopped peanut butter cups, and toffee bits.
I think it is only natural that I love peanut butter cups the way I do. When my mom was pregnant, she craved bananas and peanut butter cups. She loved them so much that she would combine them to make a sandwich! Weird, huh?
So when you are browsing my blog and come across recipes like Peanut Butter and Brownie Cheese Cake, Peanut Butter Pie, and Loaded Peanut Butter Cookies, that is my innate love of all things peanut butter and chocolate. Now, I am adding new peanut butter and chocolate recipe to the mix, which consists of adding Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups to a batch of brownies.
Ingredients for these Peanut Butter Cup Brownies
I always try to keep things simple regarding baked goods, and the ingredients for this brownie recipe couldn’t be simpler.
- Boxed brownie mix
- Vegetable Oil
- Chocolate Chips
- Heavy Cream
- Creamy Peanut Butter
- Chopped Peanut Butter Cups
- Toffee Chips
See! Most of these ingredients you probably already have in your home.
How to make these brownies
Putting this recipe together is also simple.
Step 1: Prepare the brownies according to the box’s instructions, including the required measured amounts, and bake.
Step 2: Letting the brownies bake allows them to cool. Make the chocolate ganache by combining chocolate and hot, heavy cream. Add some creamy peanut butter to the ganache, and once it cools and thickens
Step 3: Spread the ganache on top of the brownies and sprinkle with the chopped peanut butter cups and toffee.
See how easy that is?!
Commonly Asked Questions
Yes! You can use a preferred brownie recipe if you like and then top off the brownies as the recipe instructs.
You can keep these peanut butter brownies fresh by placing them in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
If you like dessert recipes like this Peanut Butter Cup Brownies, you will like the recipes below.
- Peanut Butter and Brownie Cheesecake
- Flutternutter Balls
- Flutternutter Brownies
- Peanut Butter and Chocolate Mousse Cake
- Peanut Butter Cup Martini