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Peanut Butter Cup Brownies

Real Simple JULY 2007

  • Yield: Makes 8 servings


  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, plus more for the pan
  • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • Kosher salt
  • 8 large peanut butter cups, cut into pieces


Heat oven to 400° F.

Melt the butter and chocolate in a pan over low heat.

Using a mixer, beat the eggs and sugar until pale yellow and fluffy. Lower speed and pour in the melted chocolate and vanilla. Mix in the flour and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Fold in the peanut butter cups. Scrape into a buttered 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Bake until the tip of a knife comes out clean, about 35 minutes.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 865
  • Calories from fat: 44%
  • Fat: 42g
  • Saturated fat: 24g
  • Cholesterol: 155mg
  • Sodium: 166mg
  • Carbohydrate: 119g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugars: 95g
  • Protein: 10g

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