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Put All Your Favorite Treats Together For One Show Stopping Dessert

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Do you love peanut butter? Cookie dough? Brownies? Yes? Well you're in luck, because this dessert has it all!

Peanut Butter Brownie Bars are the sweet treat that lets you have it all. No more eating plain old brownies, cookies, or peanut butter - those days are over! This recipe has literally combined everything delicious into one irresistible bar so every bite is more amazing than the last.

For anyone who doesn't like peanut butter, or who has an allergy, you can omit that ingredient completely from the recipe and you'll end up with a sugar cookie topping that's equally as good.

Make these dessert bars for BBQs, family dinners, church luncheons or just because. People will be asking for seconds and you'll quickly become everyone's favorite baker.

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Keep scrolling to see how to make these Peanut Butter Brownie Bars.

Cook your brownies according to the package directions in a 9x13 pan.

In a bowl beat together the peanut butter and butter until smooth.

Next, add the sugar, brown sugar, milk and vanilla extract. Mix until smooth.

Now add the flour and mix again to incorporate.

Spread this mixture over top of your brownies.

Sprinkle with M&Ms.

Melt 3 tbsp peanut butter and drizzle over top of the M&M layer.

Cover the pan with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Once they're cooled, cut the dessert into squares and enjoy!

These are so so good!

See below for the easy-to-read directions.

Ingredients

  • 1 Boxed Brownie Mix
  • eggs, vegetable oil and water (as listed on brownie mix box)
  • 3 Tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup salted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 cups Peanut Butter M&M's

Directions

  1. Cook your brownies according to the package directions in a 9x13 pan.
  2. In a bowl beat together the peanut butter and butter until smooth.
  3. Now add the flour and mix again to incorporate.
  4. Spread this mixture over top of your brownies.
  5. Sprinkle with M&Ms.
  6. Melt 3 tbsp peanut butter and drizzle over top of the M&M layer.
  7. Cover the pan with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  8. Once they're cooled, cut the dessert into squares and enjoy!

I think I'm in dessert heaven!

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