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Peanut Butter Cup Brownies

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 18 -36 depending on size cut

Ingredients

  • 2 sticks of butter
  • 4 oz of semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 cups of granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 18 Reese's Peanut Butter Cups

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line a 9x13 baking pan with foil and spray well with non stick cooking spray. Leave some overhang so you can remove brownies from the pan after baking.
  3. In a small saucepan, melt butter and chocolate chips together over low heat and set aside to cool.
  4. Once cooled, transfer chocolate and butter mixture to a large mixing bowl and add sugar, stirring well.
  5. Then add eggs and vanilla and continue stirring until completely combined.
  6. Stir in flour, cocoa powder and salt.
  7. Spread batter evenly in baking dish and gently press peanut butter cups into brownie batter.
  8. Bake about 30 minutes.
  9. Let brownies cool, remove brownies from pan using foil edges and cut into squares.