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Peanut Butter-Hazelnut Brownies Recipe

Peanut Butter-Hazelnut Brownies Recipe

Over the years I’d been adding this and that to my basic brownie recipe—and then I came up with this one! —Denise Wheeler, Newaygo, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling YIELD:24 servings


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Dash salt
  • 1-1/2 cups coarsely crushed malted milk balls
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup Nutella


  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Fold in malted milk balls.
  • 2. Spread into a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine peanut butter and Nutella; cover and microwave at 50% power for 1-2 minutes or until smooth, stirring twice. Drizzle over batter; cut through batter with a knife to swirl.
  • 3. Bake 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean (do not overbake). Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 brownie: 264 calories, 15g fat (7g saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 116mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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A-bella User ID: 8207631 217544
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2015

"I couldn't really taste the peanut butter( I'm one of the peanut butter fans) so I added 1/4 more just to bring out the taste. Overall it tasted amazing! Totally going to make it again."

DeliciouslyResourceful_Gina User ID: 4938423 194212
Reviewed Oct. 11, 2014

"Tasty, but cakier in texture (we prefer fudgy brownies)."

75Sally User ID: 8021903 136861
Reviewed Oct. 4, 2014

"This recipe is amazing! Moist and very tasty! Loved every bite and so did my family."

Cupcake_k9 User ID: 7172020 197193
Reviewed Jun. 29, 2014

"I made these for my son's "band" 4 teenage boys. They wiped out almost all of them in one rehearsal. Easy to make and they loved it.I was a hero."

Tilly41 User ID: 7652959 138570
Reviewed Feb. 21, 2014

"I wish there were more stars, this is the most fantastic, tasty brownie recipe I have ever tasted!!! My new best favourite. I will never make another brownie but these. Cannot stop eating them."

dragonfly18 User ID: 6285617 151758
Reviewed Oct. 25, 2013

"This is one of the best brownies I have ever eaten. They are so moist and chewy and the malted milk balls, peanut butter, and nutella give it a really great flavor!"

cjmccain User ID: 2934772 187223
Reviewed Apr. 13, 2012

"These are delicious and thick and chewy! My family loved them- I will be making these ALOT in the future!"

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