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fudge like brownies with peanut butter on top
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies

Chewy, fudgy homemade brownies with peanut butter swirled throughout. Need I say more? These Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies are amazing, addicting, and simply a must try!!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: brownies, chocolate, chocolate peanut butter, peanut butter
Servings: 16
Calories: 303kcal


  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 2 1/4 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cup flour *all purpose
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter


  • Preheat oven to 350 and grease a 9 x 13 baking pan.
  • Melt shortening in a saucepan over low heat. Add in cocoa powder.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the sugar and vanilla extract.
  • Add in eggs, one at a time.
  • Once combined, add in the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • Pour batter into greased pan.
  • Melt peanut butter in microwave (about 30-45 seconds).
  • Drizzle the peanut butter on top of the brownie batter and use a knife to create “marbleized” look.
  • Place pan in oven and bake for about 30 minutes, or until cooked through and toothpick comes out clean when inserted in center.
  • Remove pan from oven and allow to cool for at least 25 minutes before cutting into desired size pieces. Enjoy!!


Calories: 303kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 226mg | Potassium: 140mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 59IU | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg
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