Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies #chocPBday #Giveaway

[ 45 ] March 25, 2014 |

Today marks the beginning of the best day ever – it’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Day! Carla of Chocolate Moosey and Miriam of Overtime Cook are hosting a delicious roundup of 31 bloggers all sharing their favorite chocolate peanut butter recipes. I’m bringing my sassy Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies to the party, and you will find so much variety in the roundup you will want to visit every recipe.

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Follow along with our chocolate and peanut butter celebration with the hashtag #chocPBday on social media and feel free to jump in and share your own favorite chocolate and peanut butter recipes with us. We’ve made it easy for you to check out all the group’s recipes in one place by creating a FAB Chocolate and Peanut Butter Pinterest board. We are also teaming up with OXO, King Arthur Flour, and Peanut Butter & Co. to bring you a giveaway for three unique prize packs. If you love to bake, you don’t want to miss entering.

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I personally am a huge fan of anything chocolate and peanut butter. When I made this Chocolate Peanut Butter Layered Bundt Cake I thought I dies and went to heaven. The same is true with these super chewy Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies. The layers of flavor and texture work in perfect harmony for a delicious explosion of chocolate and peanut butter for your taste buds. You can’t miss making this favorite for the sweets in your life that love chocolate and peanut butter.

5.0 from 2 reviews
Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
  • Brownies
  • ½ cup butter
  • ¼ cup of creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ⅓ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • ⅓ cup milk chocolate candy melts for topping
  • Peanut butter chips for sprinkling on top
  • Chocolate chips for sprinkling on top
  • Peanut Butter Icing
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoon creamy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup confectioner’s sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray an 8-inch square pan with non-stick spray for baking.
  3. In a large saucepan, melt ½ cup butter.
  4. Remove butter from heat, and stir in peanut butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla extract.
  5. Beat in ⅓ cup cocoa, ½ cup flour, salt, and baking powder.
  6. Spread batter into prepared pan and bake in oven for 25 to 30 minutes.
  7. Do not over bake.
  8. Prepare Icing
  9. Combine butter, peanut butter, vanilla extract and confectioner’s sugar and stir until smooth.
  10. Spread icing over warm brownies.
  11. Microwave candy melts according to package directions and stir until smooth
  12. Drizzle melted chocolate over peanut butter icing and top with peanut butter and chocolate chips
  13. Let topped brownies set before slicing.


Just in case you forgot already being overwhelmed with deliciousness of my brownies, three lucky winners will win a prize pack provided by our generous sponsors OXO,King Arthur Flour, andPeanut Butter & Co.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies #chocPBday #Giveaway www.InTheKitchenWithKP

Prize Pack #1: OXO Baking Tool Set: One 3-in-1 Egg Separator, One Bent Icing Knife, One Brownie Spatula, One Cake Tester, One Cookie Spatula, One Cupcake Icing Knife, One Cupcake Corer, One Egg Beater, One Stainless Steel Measuring Cups, One Stainless Steel Measuring Spoons, One Medium Cookie Scoop

Prize Pack #2: King Arthur Flour ingredients: One bag of all-purpose flour, one package of Guittard bittersweet chocolate disks, and one bottle of pure vanilla extract

Prize Pack #3: Peanut Butter and Co. package including: one Dark Chocolate Dreams 6-pack, One Variety 6-pack, and One 31 Days of Dark Chocolate Dreams cookbook

This giveaway is open to US residents only and will be picked from random draw. Giveaway ends Monday March 31 at 11:59 PM. The winners will be notified via email and have 24 hours to respond. If not, the prize is forfeited and another winner will be chosen. Enter via the Rafflecopter form below.

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Now that you have entered the giveaway, head on over and check out all the fabulous foodies participating and sharing their favorite Chocolate and Peanut Butter recipes. If chocolate peanut butter is one of your favorite combinations you don’t want to miss any of these tasty treats!



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What’s your favorite recipe featuring the timeless combination of chocolate and peanut butter?



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Happily married with two children, Karen does not hesitate to rebuff her family’s hungry advances at mealtime, while she styles and photographs their dinner to share on Instagram before serving them. In The Kitchen With KP is full of family friendly adventures around Atlanta (and beyond), plus simple recipes everyone can feel comfortable trying. In fact, her whole family participates in the cooking/baking fun on a regular basis.

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  1. Tracy says:

    I do love Reese’s peanut butter cups….

  2. latanya says:

    I like peanut butter cookies

  3. These are gorgeous! I seriously want one right now! Love the way they look! Yeah for Chocolate & PB Day!
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  4. Those Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies sounds yummy! Anything with peanut butter and chocolate you can count me in!
    Yolanda @ Seeing It Their Way recently posted..Waistline Wednesday:: When Life Gives You FIBER One Eat It!My Profile

  5. Stacy
    Twitter: srushton1

    Love these brownies with peanut butter right in the batter, Karen! And then topped with peanut butter frosting and those chips, they are just gorgeous.
    Stacy recently posted..Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares #ChocPBDayMy Profile

  6. Renee says:

    Oh good, at least I’m not the only one who dips chocolate into peanut butter and eats it as a snack (love that in your photos). Great brownies too!
    Renee recently posted..Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Quick BreadMy Profile

  7. Lisa says:

    These look like they came right from a bakery! Beautiful and they sound delicious!
    Lisa recently posted..Chunky Peanut Butter Stuffed BrowniesMy Profile

  8. Sara says:

    My aunt makes chocolate & pb buckeyes at Christmas-time that are to die for. You can’t go wrong with chocolate and peanut butter! ;)
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  9. Liz says:

    Oh, my! These are spectacular…that’s even before I start drooling at the thought of both chocolate and peanut butter in every bite!!!

  10. These brownies are making me hungry-so pretty and so delicious!!

  11. Tania says:

    PB and chocolate – my favorite combo!

  12. Love how you decorated the tops of these brownies!
    Erin @ The Spiffy Cookie recently posted..Mini Chocolate Caramel Peanut Butter Cheesecakes & GiveawayMy Profile

  13. Nancy @ gottagetbaked
    Twitter: gottagetbaked

    Whoa, Karen, these are some blow-my-mind-awesome brownies! They look so fabulously fudgy and I’m in love with all the fancy fixin’s you piled on top. Good call. Also a good call on straight up dipping pieces of chocolate into peanut butter. I like your style!
    Nancy @ gottagetbaked recently posted..Chocolate Peanut Butter Cinnamon Rolls for #ChocolatePeanutButterDay #chocPBday and a #GiveawayMy Profile

  14. Gorgeous dessert alert! WOWZA!
    Becca from ItsYummi! recently posted..Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel DoughnutsMy Profile

  15. You had me at brownie!
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  16. oh my gawd!!! These brownies!!! LOVE! I am also a HUGE chocolate + peanut butter fan so I’m like pinning everything!

  17. Whoa! These look so incredibly rich and delicious. I wish I had some right now!
    Courtney @ Neighborfood recently posted..4 Layer Chocolate Brownie Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting and Chocolate GanacheMy Profile

  18. Tiffany Greene Elliott says:

    I could eat chocolate and peanut butter right by itself LOL.. I love PB Cups!! The brownies up above looks amazing!! Thank you!

  19. Holly C says:

    PIE… chocolate and peanut butter cream pie!

  20. Aimee says:

    Your brownies look fabulous. My favorite choco-pb treat is homemade chocolate covered peanut butter balls

  21. Carrie @ poet in the pantry
    Twitter: PoetInThePantry

    What gorgeous detail work! These brownies look simply awesome! Happy Chocolate Peanut Butter Day!
    Carrie @ poet in the pantry recently posted..Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Jam Bars #chocPBdayMy Profile

  22. Your brownies look like the belong in the front case of one of the finest bakeries! What a wonderfully sinful recipe ;)
    Renee – Kudos Kitchen recently posted..Applesauce Cinnamon Chip MuffinsMy Profile

  23. These brownies look so darn good! I just love the photographs with a piece of chocolate stuck in peanut butter too!

  24. Carla says:

    Whoa baby, look at those brownies!! Um can I have one for breakfast? It’s Friday after all :D
    Carla recently posted..Spicy Beer ShrimpMy Profile

  25. Love that you dip chocolate chunks in peanut butter and eat them! That’s the way to go around here as well! And these brownies! Delish!
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  26. Sarah says:

    Are there any left? I’ll be right over!
    Sarah recently posted..Curried Basmati and Beluga SoupMy Profile

  27. laurie says:

    I love reese’s peanut butter cups the most but I’m going to make this reveipe and see how it taste

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