Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Surprise Brownies
Oh my, are you ready for an incredible dessert? Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Surprise Brownies are spectacular. Sandwiched in between my favorite brownie recipe are Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups for an incredibly rich, gooey, and spectacular dessert. Brownies and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups just go together don’t they?
I’ve been wanting to make these since before the holidays but just couldn’t get around to it. Finally, I had an opportunity last week to let ‘er rip! These fabulous brownies with a Reese Peanut Butter Cup hidden away inside turned out better than my expectations!
If you’re looking for a great dessert to serve during the Superbowl or other tailgating parties, then consider these tasty treats. In each mouthful you will be treated to the luscious taste of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups along with the chocolatey savor of some really fantastic brownies. For peanut butter lovers or chocolate lovers, these goodies can’t be beat! Your sweet tooth will be completely satisfied with the surprise in these brownies!
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Surprise Brownies are fabulous. Look at all that ooey-gooey goodness!
Here the peanut butter cups are oozing out of the brownie. Yum.
This view shows the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups hidden away in the brownies. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Surprise Brownies are a great option for the Superbowl or other tailgating parties.
Here’s what I did.
In a large mixing bowl, melt butter, add cocoa, sugar, eggs, and flour.
Add coarsely chopped pecans.
Stir to combine.
Spread half of the brownie mixture in the bottom of a 9×13″ glass baking dish that’s been sprayed with cooking spray.
Remove wax paper wrappers from Reese peanut butter cups. Place peanut butter cups in a 4×6 pattern for a total of 24 large size Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.
Spread remaining brownie mixture over top of the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and bake at 350 for 35-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean and mixture is set.
These delicious brownies should be on any holiday baking list! If you like chocolate and peanut butter you’ll love this dessert. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Surprise Brownies are great brownies to take along to baby showers, girl’s night out, or office parties.
Don’t you just love the peanut butter oozing out of the brownie?
Here’s the recipe.
REESE’S PEANUT BUTTER CUP SURPRISE BROWNIES
(Recipe inspired from Cynthia McMillen-Wenga’s Fudge Frosted Brownies)
- 12 tbsp. cocoa
- 2 ½ sticks melted butter
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 ½ cups Gold Medal UNBLEACHED all-purpose flour (Bleached flour toughens baked goods)
- 4 eggs
- 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans
- 24 – .75-oz. [url href=”https://www.hersheys.com/reeses/default.aspx” target=”_blank” title=”reese’s peanut butter cups”]Reese’s [/url]milk chocolate peanut butter cups
- Melt butter; cool.
- Add eggs, sugar, cocoa, flour and nuts.
- Whisk to combine.
- Spread half of the mixture into a 9×13” glass baking dish that’s been sprayed with cooking spray.
- Remove wrappers from peanut butter cups.
- Place peanut butter cups in a 4×6 pattern for a total of 24 peanut butter cups.
- Spread remaining half of the brownie mixture over top of the peanut butter cups.
- Bake at 350° for 35-45 minutes or until toothpick tests done.
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Surprise Brownies are so good, you will be hard pressed to stop at just one! I love the “surprise” in the middle!
You’ll have a hard time keeping your cookie jar full with these marvelous brownies. Ah, yes, it’s time to go ahead and try one of these jewels. Ummmmmm………