Yummy Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies With Cocoa Powder

chocolate peanut butter brownies with cocoa powder

Imagine a Reese’s peanut butter cup in brownie form. That’s how delicious these chocolate peanut butter brownies with cocoa powder are. The combination of chocolate and peanut butter is just delicious and this recipe is so easy! No need for a fancy mixer!

Follow along and see how to make these. And they go perfectly with a delicious cup of fresh coffee.


Prep Time: 15 minutes

Baking Time: 22 minutes

Servings: 9


INGREDIENTS

Chocolate LayerWet Ingredients
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 large eggs
1 cup granulated sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Dry Ingredients
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
Peanut Butter LayerWet Ingredients
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar (packed)
1 large egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Dry Ingredients
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt

DIRECTIONS

Step 1

  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • Line an 8 x 8 pan with parchment paper
  • Spray lining with non-stick cooking spray

Step 2

Melt butter for chocolate layer in a medium sized bowl. Add wet ingredients (sugar, vanilla and eggs) and mix well. Fold in the dry ingredients (flour, cocoa and salt).

chocolate peanut butter brownie chocolate mixture

Step 3

Melt butter for peanut butter layer in a medium sized bowl. Add wet ingredients and mix well. Fold in the dry ingredients stirring until just mixed.

chocolate peanut butter brownie peanut butter mixture

Step 4

Layer peanut butter mixture on the bottom of pan. Top with the chocolate mixture.

Layers of chocolate and peanut butter for brownies

Step 5

Bake at 350 degrees for 22 minutes. The center will still be soft, but will set while cooling.

Enjoy these yummy chocolate peanut butter brownies! For other great Sweet Lucy recipes, click HERE!

Trivia Fact: Did you know Reese’s peanut butter cups have been around since the 1920s and sold for a penny apiece?

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