Peanut Butter Surprise Brownies

Enjoy these delicious brownies made using peanut butter - perfect dessert to treat a crowd.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 30
 

Ingredients

1
(1 lb. 3.5-oz.) pkg. fudge brownie mix
1/2
cup oil
1/4
cup water
2
eggs
1
(8-oz.) pkg. (30) miniature chocolate-covered peanut butter cups, unwrapped

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9-inch pan. Prepare brownies as directed on package using oil, water and eggs. Spread batter evenly in greased pan. Press peanut butter cups about halfway into batter, forming 6 lengthwise rows and 5 crosswise rows.
  • 2 Bake at 350°F. for 30 to 35 minutes. Cool 1 1/2 hours or until completely cooled. Cut into bars with 1 peanut butter cup in center of each.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9-inch pan. Prepare brownies as directed on package using oil, water and eggs. Spread batter evenly in greased pan. Press peanut butter cups about halfway into batter, forming 6 lengthwise rows and 5 crosswise rows.
  • 2 Bake at 350°F. for 30 to 35 minutes. Cool 1 1/2 hours or until completely cooled. Cut into bars with 1 peanut butter cup in center of each.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

These brownies freeze well. Layer them between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight freezer container.

Children love to help unwrap and press the peanut butter cups into the batter. Just be sure to have a few extra candies for instant rewards and encouragement!

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
80mg
80%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.