NEXT RECIPE >

Layered Chocolate Marshmallow Peanut Butter Brownies Recipe
Layered Chocolate Marshmallow Peanut Butter Brownies Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Next Recipe

Layered Chocolate Marshmallow Peanut Butter Brownies Recipe

Read Reviews
5 13 25
Publisher Photo
A friend of mine gave me the recipe for these layered brownies, but I added my own touch--chunky peanut butter. Every time I take it to a group gathering, I get requests for the recipe. It's a real crowd-pleaser! -Judy Sims Weatherford, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:48 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 48 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups butter, divided
  • 3/4 cup baking cocoa, divided
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 jar (18 ounces) chunky peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup 2% milk
  • 10 large marshmallows
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar

Nutritional Facts

195 calories: 1 each, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 141mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein .

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, melt 1 cup butter; stir in 1/2 cup cocoa until smooth. Remove from the heat. In a large bowl, beat the eggs, sugar and vanilla until blended. Combine flour and salt; gradually add to egg mixture. Beat in cocoa mixture.
  2. Transfer to a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 18-22 minutes or until toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 3-4 minutes on a wire rack.
  3. Meanwhile, in a microwave, melt peanut butter, uncovered, at 50% power for 2 minutes, stirring once. Stir until peanut butter is blended. Spread peanut butter over warm brownies. Refrigerate for 45 minutes or until peanut butter is set.
  4. In a heavy saucepan, combine the milk, remaining cocoa, marshmallows and remaining butter. Cook and stir over medium heat until butter and marshmallows are melted and mixture is smooth. Remove from the heat. Gradually stir in confectioners' sugar until smooth. Spread over peanut butter layer. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Cut into squares. Yield: 4 dozen.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Peanut Butter Brownies in Taste of Home December/January 2004, p37


Reviews for Layered Chocolate Marshmallow Peanut Butter Brownies

AVERAGE RATING
(25)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (24)
4 Star
 (1)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
MY REVIEW
reneeh2010
Reviewed May. 26, 2016

"Is this recipe correct without using any baking powder or baking soda?"

MY REVIEW
sgronholz
Reviewed Mar. 12, 2016

"What an outstanding recipe! I cut the recipe in half for the two of us, but we went through them so quickly that I wished I would've made a whole batch! I can't wait to make them again!"

MY REVIEW
cbenne12
Reviewed Aug. 22, 2015

"So tasty! A little time consuming, but completely worth the wait!"

MY REVIEW
farm diva
Reviewed Nov. 29, 2013

"Very good brownies, had to try them, when I saw it called for large marshmallows in the frosting."

MY REVIEW
Aroid413
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2012

"Yum!!"

MY REVIEW
calicocatz@hotmail.com
Reviewed Jun. 30, 2012

"OMG! These brownies are fabulous. What a hit at my cookout."

MY REVIEW
alikrock
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2011

"These are the absolute best brownies I've ever tasted! People constantly request them when I'm asked to make a dessert. Oftentimes I make 1.5 times the frosting because it's so delicious."

MY REVIEW
robertshaw
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2011

"No matter where I take these I always come home with an empty pan! I find it easier to spread the peanut butter on the brownie layer when they're cool because the pan's so full."

MY REVIEW
vlh0316
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2011

"I have been making these for several years. My granddaughter has requested them the past 2 yrs for her birthday."

MY REVIEW
JCV4
Reviewed Jun. 29, 2011

"A friend of mine at work made these for my birthday and they were a big hit - everyone wanted the recipe! Such good flavor! Thanks for the recipe!!"

Loading Image