Craving Peanut Butter Brownies? Try These Decadent Recipes Now

Peanut Butter Brownies Roundup

Chocolate and peanut butter are a match made in dessert heaven.

With their rich, indulgent flavors, peanut butter brownies are the ultimate treat for any chocolate lover.

For this roundup, I have tested out recipes ranging from incredibly easy to more involved creations—but they all deliver the perfect fudgy yet nutty brownie experience we crave.

The simple recipes surprise me with how much peanut butter and chocolate flavor can come from just a few ingredients and basic methods like mixing and baking. The more complex recipes take the experience over the top with peanut butter swirls, chips, cups, frosting, and more. These brownies make for satisfying after-dinner sweets, but they’re just as perfect as an evening coffee or tea.

After making and taste testing each one, I have discovered tricks like adding a splash of coffee to boost chocolate flavor. I also learned how simple additions like swirled peanut butter or chopped peanut butter cups can take brownies from basic to incredible.

Keep reading for the full low-down on all these recipes I have tried. I’ll walk you through how easy or challenging each one was to make, along with their taste, texture, and visual appeal.

Peanut Butter Brownies Recipes

Peanut Butter Brownies

Peanut Butter Brownies

These peanut butter brownies are a cozy match of chocolate and peanut butter, making them a treat worth trying. The recipe uses simple ingredients like milk chocolate chips, vegetable oil, sugar, flour, baking soda, salt, eggs, milk, vanilla extract, peanut butter cups, and creamy peanut butter. It’s straightforward, making it accessible for anyone, even if you’re not a regular baker.

The process is pretty easy. You start by melting chocolate chips with oil, then mix in the dry ingredients and eggs. Chopped peanut butter cups are folded into the batter, adding a delightful surprise in every bite. Dollops of peanut butter swirled on top give these brownies a beautiful finish and an extra peanut butter kick.

It took less than 30 minutes to make, which is great for a quick dessert craving. The difficulty level is low, making it a fun baking project that won’t take up your whole day. Serving it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream takes it to the next level, but they’re just as delicious on their own.

The brownies come out moist and chewy, with a rich chocolate flavor complemented by the creamy peanut butter. The peanut butter cups add a nice texture contrast. Nutrition-wise, they’re a treat, so it’s something to enjoy in moderation.

I’d suggest keeping an eye on the brownies as they bake to ensure they don’t overcook. Also, letting them cool completely before cutting helps them set properly, making them easier to serve. This recipe is a keeper for when you need a quick and satisfying dessert.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies

Making these chocolate peanut butter brownies was a fun little adventure in my kitchen. The recipe was straightforward, using ingredients I already had: unsalted butter, semi-sweet chocolate chips, brown sugar, eggs, flour, cocoa powder, salt, and creamy peanut butter. It promised a gooey treat with peanut butter swirls, and it didn’t disappoint.

The process felt easy, melting butter and chocolate together, then mixing in the sugar and eggs, followed by the dry ingredients. Layering the batter with dollops of peanut butter before swirling them together was the fun part. It baked in about 25 minutes, which was quick enough to satisfy my sweet tooth without too much waiting.

The brownies turned out rich and fudgy, with the peanut butter adding a creamy contrast to the dense chocolate. They smelled heavenly, like a warm, sweet hug. The texture was just right, moist inside with a slightly crisp top. Serving them was a breeze; they were a hit on their own, but I bet they’d be even more delightful with a scoop of ice cream.

Nutrition-wise, they’re definitely an indulgence, but a small square was enough to feel treated. I appreciated the recipe’s simplicity and the delicious result. It’s something I’d make again, maybe adding some peanut butter chips for extra crunch next time.

Peanut Butter Banana Brownies

Peanut Butter Banana Brownies

Tried making peanut butter banana brownies and it was a sweet little project. The recipe mixed ripe bananas and creamy peanut butter into a chocolate brownie, which sounded like a fun twist. The ingredients were simple: bananas, sugar, butter, vanilla, flour, cocoa powder, salt, and peanut butter. It felt like making a regular brownie but with a fruity, nutty spin.

Mixing everything was straightforward. Mashing bananas, then adding sugar, melted butter, and vanilla before the dry stuff. The peanut butter swirls on top were easier to do than I thought and made the brownies look pretty cool.

Baking took about 25 minutes. The smell was amazing, like banana bread but chocolatey. They came out moist and rich, with the peanut butter adding a creamy texture. The banana flavor was there but not too strong, blending nicely with the chocolate.

I liked them. They were a nice change from regular brownies, and the peanut butter and banana made them feel a bit special. They weren’t too hard to make, and the recipe was clear on steps. Would be nice with some ice cream or just as a snack.

3 Ingredient Brownies with Banana

3 Ingredient Brownies with Banana

Made these 3-ingredient brownies with banana and it was surprisingly simple. Just bananas, peanut butter, and cocoa powder. That’s it. The idea of making brownies without flour or sugar seemed odd at first, but I was curious.

Mashing the bananas was easy, and mixing in the peanut butter and cocoa powder felt like I was doing some kind of kitchen magic. The batter looked rich and chocolatey. Pouring it into the pan, I was already imagining how they’d turn out.

Baking took about 27 minutes. The smell filling the kitchen was incredible, like warm, chocolatey banana bread. Waiting for them to cool was the hard part because they looked so fudgy and tempting.

Taste-wise, they were a hit. Moist, fudgy, with a nice balance of banana and chocolate. The peanut butter added a creamy texture and richness. They weren’t too sweet, which I liked. It felt like a healthier treat, knowing there was no added sugar or flour.

Would definitely make these again. They’re perfect for when you want something sweet but not too indulgent. Plus, using up overripe bananas in such a delicious way is a bonus. Might try adding some nuts next time for a bit of crunch.

Easy Peanut Butter Stuffed Brownies

Easy Peanut Butter Stuffed Brownies

Tried making these peanut butter stuffed brownies and oh, they were something! The recipe was pretty simple, with a layer of peanut butter filling sandwiched between rich, fudgy brownie layers. The ingredients were basic pantry items: cocoa powder, flour, sugar, butter, peanut butter, powdered sugar, and a bit of salt. Plus, the chocolate peanut butter frosting on top was a nice touch.

Mixing the batter and peanut butter filling was easy. Layering them in the pan made me feel like a pro baker. The baking part was straightforward, and waiting for them to cool down was the hardest part because they smelled so good.

The taste was as good as they looked. The brownies were moist and chocolatey, and the peanut butter layer was creamy and rich. The chocolate peanut butter frosting added an extra layer of decadence. They were a hit at home, perfect with a glass of milk or a cup of coffee.

Would recommend this recipe to anyone who loves the combo of peanut butter and chocolate. It’s easy enough for a baking newbie but impressive enough to show off.

Peanut Butter Brownies with Box Mix

Peanut Butter Brownies with Box Mix

Made these peanut butter brownies using a box mix and wow, they were a breeze to whip up! The recipe was super simple, just jazzing up a regular brownie mix with some creamy peanut butter and a splash of coffee to deepen the chocolate flavor. Honestly, I was a bit skeptical about the coffee part, but you couldn’t taste it at all. It just made the chocolate taste richer.

Mixing the batter was easy, and swirling in the melted peanut butter felt like I was creating a masterpiece. I even threw in some peanuts for an extra crunch, which turned out to be a great decision. Baking them was straightforward, and the whole house smelled amazing.

Taste-wise, they were everything you’d want in a brownie – fudgy, chocolatey, with that lovely peanut butter swirl adding a creamy texture and nutty flavor. They were a hit with everyone who tried them, and no one could believe they started with a box mix.

This recipe is definitely a keeper for when you need a quick dessert fix but want something a bit more special than plain brownies. Plus, it’s so easy, that anyone could make them. Next time, I might try adding some chocolate chips to the mix for even more chocolate goodness.

Homemade Frosted Peanut Butter Brownies

Homemade Frosted Peanut Butter Brownies

Made these peanut butter brownies and they were a treat! The recipe was straightforward, mixing chocolate and peanut butter in a way that felt like a cozy hug. It started with melting chocolate and butter, then mixing in cocoa powder and a hint of espresso powder, which I learned is a neat trick to make the chocolate taste even richer.

Adding chopped peanut butter cups into the batter was a game-changer. It added little bursts of peanut butter flavor that complemented the chocolate perfectly. The peanut butter frosting on top was the cherry on top, creamy and packed with peanut butter goodness.

Baking them was easy, and waiting for them to cool down was the hardest part because they smelled so good. They came out fudgy and rich, just how I like my brownies. The frosting added a nice layer of flavor and made them look pretty too.

I shared them with friends, and everyone loved them. They couldn’t believe I made them from scratch. This recipe is definitely a keeper for when I want to make something special without too much fuss.

Craving Peanut Butter Brownies? Try These Decadent Recipes Now

Craving Peanut Butter Brownies? Try These Decadent Recipes Now

Recipe by KimberlyCourse: DessertsCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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