Skip to main content

Peanut Butter Cup Sprinkled Brownies


2 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
24 brownies

Sprinkles don't hold a candle to REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups. So why not top your next batch of brownies with a delicious combination of chocolate and peanut butter? These easy peanut butter and cocoa powder swirled brownies are the perfect dessert for anyone who loves a sweet and salty treat.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
25 minutes
Bake Time
29 minutes
Cool Time
1 hour 30 minutes


  • 1/2 cup
    butter or margarine (1 stick)
  • 2 cups
    granulated sugar, plus 2 tablespoons, divided
  • 2/3 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 4
    eggs, beaten
  • 2 tsps
    vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1-1/3 cups
    REESE'S Mini Peanut Butter Cups (8-oz. pkg.) , divided
  • 1/2 cup
    REESE’S Creamy Peanut Butter

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven & stovetop oven & stovetop
13x9x2-inch baking pan 13x9x2-inch baking pan
saucepan saucepan
measuring cups measuring cups
rubber scraper rubber scraper
metal spatula or knife metal spatula or knife
wire rack wire rack

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan.


Melt butter in medium saucepan over low heat. Add 2 cups sugar and cocoa; stir to blend. Remove from heat. Stir in eggs and vanilla. Stir together flour, salt and baking soda; stir into chocolate mixture. Stir in 2/3 cup mini peanut butter cups; spread mixture in prepared pan.


Combine peanut butter and remaining 2 tablespoons sugar. Drop by tablespoons onto chocolate batter. Swirl with metal spatula or knife for marbled effect.


Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until brownie starts to pull from edges of pan and is set. Cool 45 minutes; sprinkle remaining 2/3 cup peanut butter cups over surface, pressing in slightly. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into squares or triangles.

Additional questions?