Peanut Butter Brownies Recipe
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Peanut Butter Brownies Recipe

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"I came up with these fudgy peanut butter brownies when I ran out of ingredients I needed for my usual recipe," relates Marcella Cremer of Decatur, Illinois. "They take less than 10 minutes to mix up."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES: 24 servings


  • 1 package (17-1/2 ounces) peanut butter cookie mix
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 2/3 cup chocolate syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or peanuts
  • 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/2 cup chocolate syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Nutritional Facts

1 brownie: 237 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 147mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine cookie mix and cocoa. Beat in chocolate syrup, butter and egg until combined. Stir in nuts.
  2. Spread into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 28-32 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine frosting ingredients until smooth. Spread over brownies. Cut into squares. Yield: 2 dozen.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Betty Crocker peanut butter cookie mix.
Originally published as Peanut Butter Brownies in Quick Cooking July/August 1999, p62

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MaryLucinda User ID: 5691260 25023
Reviewed Sep. 7, 2011

"Excellent, I have made this for years. Adults and kids all love thm"

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