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Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Surprise Brownies

Rich and decadent brownies have Reese's Peanut Butter Cups baked into the middle for a delicious chocolatey surprise!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Cookies, Brownies and Bars
Cuisine American
Servings 24


  • 12 tbsp. cocoa (3/4 cup)
  • 2 1/2 sticks unsalted butter melted (1 1/4 cup)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups UNBLEACHED all-purpose flour Bleached flour toughens baked goods
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans
  • 24 Reese’s 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 9x13” glass baking dish that’s been sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Remove wrappers from peanut butter cups.
  • Place peanut butter cups in a 4x6 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.


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Keyword brownie, chocolate, chocolate dessert, dessert, peanut butter, Reese's peanut butter cups
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