Cake Mix Peanut Butter Brownies

If you’ve been around here for a significant amount of time, you know how I feel about chocolate. I’ve made brownies twice. This time and this time.

But for some reason I have been wanting to make some brownies lately. I got the perfect opportunity when a friend asked me to bring dessert over for a small dinner group. It just so happens that the favorite candy of this group is Reese’s.

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I compiled a few different ideas and ingreients from different recipes to make my very own recipe. You can find my inspiration here, here, and here.

Cake Mix Peanut Butter Brownies – recipe by me!

Ingredients:
1 box chocolate cake mix
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup milk
1 egg
1 14oz can sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1 package Reese’s cup minis

Directions:
1. Preheat oven 350*. Line 13×9 pan with foil then spray with non-stick spray.

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2. Mix together cake mix, oil, milk, and egg. Spread half of the batter into the bottom of the pan.

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3. In a separate bowl mix together sweetened condensed milk and peanut butter. Pour and spread evenly over the cake batter.

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4. Cut the Reese’s minis in half and distribute over the glorious peanut butter mixture.

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5. Dollop the remaining cake mix over the Reese’s and carefully spread it out as much as possible.

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Peekaboo Reese’s!

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6. Bake for 25 minutes and let cool completely.

7. Remove from pan by lifting out with the foil. Cut into squares. Eat. Share.

Look how cute this plate is that I got from Target! Perfect for the summer…

These are moist, not too rich, and perfectly peanut buttery!

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4 Comments

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4 responses to “Cake Mix Peanut Butter Brownies

  1. Your plate is perfect for summer and perfect for holding these lovely looking and slightly decadent brownies.

  2. I love the “peekaboo reeses”!! so cute and they look so good!!!

  3. DAWN

    Have you tried brownie mix with this?

    • No I haven’t, but I don’t think it would come out the same consistency. The cake mix makes it a little lighter and I think a brownie mix would make it much more dense. Still could be tasty though!

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