Peanut Butter Cup Brownies


Cook time: 15 Minutes

Total time: 50 Minutes

Yield: 6 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


  1. Heat oven to 400° F.
  2. Melt the butter and chocolate in a pan over low heat. Using a mixer, beat the eggs and sugar until pale yellow and fluffy.
  3. 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.
  4. Scrape into a buttered 9-by-13-inch baking dish.
  5. Bake until the tip of a knife comes out clean, about 35 minutes.