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Rocky Top Brownies

Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Mindi Shapiro
Prep time 10 mins
Bake time 25 mins
Yield Makes 32 brownies
Executive Foods Editor Susan Dosier came up with this fun recipe. Substitute an equal amount of your favorite chocolate-covered candy for the peanut butter cups, if desired.


  • 1 (19-ounce) package brownie mix
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 (13-ounce) package miniature chocolate-covered peanut butter cups, coarsely chopped

How to Make It

  1. Stir together first 3 ingredients until blended. Spoon batter into a greased and floured 13- x 9-inch pan.

  2. Bake at 350° for 23 minutes or until center is set. Remove from oven, and sprinkle brownies evenly with chopped candy. Return to oven, and bake 2 minutes. Remove from oven, and cool completely on a wire rack. Cut brownies into squares.