monster chocolate/ peanut butter brownies

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partly adapted from betty crocker

base layer:

1 box brownie mix, meant for 8 x 8 inch pan. make mix according to directions, and spread it over a 9 x 13 inch pan. (don’t forget nonstick spray!)

middle layer:

15-ish mini reese’s cups, unwrapped, cut into fourths, and sprinkled evenly over brownie batter

top layer: 

peanut butter cookie recipe:

    1 1/3 cups packed brown sugar
    1/4 cup butter, melted
    1/2 cup creamy peanut butter (i used super-chunk because that’s what we had at home)
    1 teaspoon vanilla
    3 eggs
    1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    3/4 teaspoon baking powder
    1/4 teaspoon baking soda
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    36 miniature chocolate-covered peanut butter cup candies, unwrapped (from 15.6-oz bag)
  • Heat oven to 350°F (if using dark or nonstick pan, heat oven to 325°F)
  • In large bowl, beat brown sugar, butter, peanut butter, vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon, until well blended. Stir in flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. spread over brownie batter.
  • Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown.
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