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Peanut Butter Cup Brownies is an easy recipe for homemade brownies that combine a fudgy brownie with peanut butter cup candy topped with a decadent homemade peanut butter buttercream frosting! 
Peanut Butter Cup Brownies
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
50 mins

Peanut Butter Cup Brownies combine a fudgy homemade brownie with peanut butter cups and a decadent peanut butter buttercream frosting! 

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brownies, homemade brownies, peanut butter brownies
Servings: 16
Calories: 417 kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line a 9-inch x 9-inch baking pan with foil leaving 2-inch overhang. Spray with nonstick cooking spray.
  1. In bowl combine melted butter, granulated sugar, eggs and vanilla until blended.

  2. Stir in flour, cocoa powder and salt until a batter forms. Cut 20 peanut butter cups into quarters and stir into batter.

  3. Spread batter in prepared pan and bake 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out with moist crumbs and edges of brownie pull away from sides of pan. Cool in pan 15 minutes. Using foil overhang, lift brownie out of pan and cool on wire rack.

  1. In bowl combine softened butter and 6 Tablespoons peanut butter until blended. Stir in confectioners’ sugar until a creamy frosting forms. Spread frosting over top of cooled brownie.

  2. Cut remaining peanut butter cups into quarters and arrange over frosting. Drizzle with hot fudge topping and remaining 2 Tablespoons peanut butter.

  3. Cut into 16 pieces.

Nutrition Facts
Peanut Butter Cup Brownies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 417 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Cholesterol 83mg28%
Sodium 297mg13%
Potassium 149mg4%
Carbohydrates 46g15%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 36g40%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 657IU13%
Calcium 22mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.