Peanut Butter Cup Brownies

Here’s a recipe for Peanut Butter Cup Brownies that you can try at home:


  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 12 mini peanut butter cups, unwrapped and halved


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line an 8-inch square baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the melted butter, sugar, cocoa powder, salt, and vanilla extract until well combined.
  3. Add in the eggs one at a time, whisking well after each addition.
  4. Gradually mix in the flour until the batter is smooth and well combined.
  5. Pour half of the brownie batter into the prepared baking pan and spread it out evenly.
  6. Arrange the halved peanut butter cups over the brownie batter, leaving a small gap between each one.
  7. Pour the remaining brownie batter over the peanut butter cups and spread it out evenly.
  8. Bake the brownies for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Let the brownies cool in the pan for 10-15 minutes before removing them using the parchment paper to lift them out.
  10. Slice the brownies into squares and serve.

Enjoy your delicious Peanut Butter Cup Brownies!