Reese’s Pieces Peanut Butter Brownies

I hope you had a wonderful weekend!  This past weekend, I babysat my niece for the first time!  She’s 1 month old and is absolutely adorable.  I decided to make these Reese’s Pieces Peanut Butter Brownies to bring over to my sister and brother-in-law to enjoy before they went out for the evening.  I was searching for a dessert to make that was easy and quick and this is definitely the perfect one.  You need to try it out ASAP!

Ingredients:
  • 1 box of your favorite brownie mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and egg called for on brownie mix box
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter

Peanut Butter Frosting:

  • 1, 16 oz container of vanilla frosting
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1-2 tsp milk
  • 1 box Reese’s Pieces
 Directions:
  1. Heat oven to 350°F.  Spray  13 x 9″ baking pan with shortening or cooking spray.
  2. Make brownie batter as directed on box.  Spread batter in pan and with a knife, swirl peanut butter through batter.
  3. Bake 25-28 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.  Cool completely.
  4. In a medium bowl, mix frosting ingredients and spread frosting over brownies.  Place Reese’s Pieces in a plastic Ziploc bag and lightly crush with a rolling pin, breaking candies up into pieces.
  5. Sprinkle Reese’s Pieces over brownies and serve.
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10 Comments

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10 responses to “Reese’s Pieces Peanut Butter Brownies

  1. These look absolutely amazing! I love peanut butter and chocolate together; who doesn’t? 😉 And sometimes a quick recipe is the perfect thing you need.

  2. Oh yum… If I hadn’t just made brownies yesterday I’d run to the kitchen to make them right now!

  3. What a yummy brownie! Enjoy your niece’s infant age…but soon they will start crawling, walking, and going to school! 😉

  4. They look fantastic! And so sweet of you to babysit and give your sister and her husband a night off.

  5. Peanut butter icing and reeses pieces looks like a win to me!

  6. These look so yummy. How sweet of you to bring them over to your family. I’m with Nami, time just flies by. Enjoy every moment with your darling niece that you can.

  7. Tes

    Wow what a fun brownies! I’m gonna try this for my son lunch box 🙂

  8. Mmmmm these brownies are awesome! They are so cute and I’m sure they taste delicious… how can chocolate and peanut butter not taste amazing!?!?

  9. Brownies with peanut butter frosting and reeses pieces?! Sold.

  10. Who wouldn’t love these! They sound amazing! Great for them to enjoy, and you to snack on while babysitting!

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