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REESE'S Peanut Butter Cup Minis Fun Filled Brownies


2 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
16 brownies

What’s better than brownies? Brownies made with Mini REESE’S Peanut Butter Cups and HERSHEY’S Cocoa. Everyone’s favorite chocolate treat goes to the next level with this easy recipe that’s almost as fun to make as they are to eat.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
15 minutes
Bake Time
33 minutes
Cool Time
1 hour 30 minutes


  • 1/2 cup
    butter or margarine (1 stick)
  • 3/4 cup
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2
  • 6 Tbsps
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa or HERSHEY'S Special Dark Cocoa
  • 1/2 cup
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1 1/3 cups
    REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups Minis (8-oz. pkg.), divided

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
Oven Oven
Baking Pan 8 or 9-Inch Baking Pan
Microwave-Safe Bowl Microwave-Safe Bowl
Microwave Microwave
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Wire Rack Wire Rack
Refrigerator Refrigerator

Heat oven to 350 F. Grease 8- or 9-inch baking pan.


Place butter in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at high (100%) 1 to 1-1/2 minutes or until melted. Stir in sugar and vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well with spoon after each addition. Add cocoa; beat until well blended. Add flour, baking powder and salt; beat well. Set aside 8 to 10 mini peanut butter cups; stir remaining cups into batter. Spread batter in prepared pan.


Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.


Place remaining peanut butter cups in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at medium (50%) 15 seconds; stir. If necessary, microwave at medium an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chocolate is melted and smooth when stirred. Drizzle over brownie surface. Refrigerate until drizzle sets up. Cut into bars.

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