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DELICIOUS AND SIMPLE PEANUT BUTTER CUP BROWNIES
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Buckeye Brownies

Easy and delicious buckeye brownies. A brownie base with a thick creamy peanut butter filling and a soft chocolate fudge topping layer.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Buckeye Brownies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 (9 x 13) pan
Author Chelsea

Ingredients

  • 1 package (18.4 ounces) Family-Size Chocolate Fudge Brownie Mix
  • + ingredients called for Eggs, Oil, Water

Peanut Butter Layer

  • 2 cups (220g) graham cracker crumbs about 15-16 graham crackers
  • 1 cup (225g) creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup unsalted butter (2 sticks)
  • 2 cups (236g) powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups (371g) milk chocolate chips
  • 5 tablespoons (76g) creamy peanut butter

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 9 x 13 pan with parchment paper or foil and set aside.
  • Prepare the brownies according to package directions.
  • Bake according to package directions. Remove and allow to cool.
  • Meanwhile, prepare the filling.
  • Pulse or blend in a food processor or blender the graham crackers.
  • Pour into a bowl and add in the peanut butter, butter (completely melted), powdered sugar, and vanilla extract.
  • Stir until all ingredients are well incorporated.
  • Press the mixture evenly over the brownies.
  • In another bowl add the chocolate chips and peanut butter.
  • Microwave in bursts of 15 seconds, stirring in between each burst for 10-15 seconds until the mixture is smooth and creamy.
  • Pour and spread the mixture over the peanut butter layer until it is even.
  • Allow the bars to sit until firm (place in the fridge covered.)
  • Once the chocolate is firm, use an extremely sharp knife to cut into squares.
  • Enjoy!

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