Nutty Chocolate and Peanut Butter Brownies Recipe

Nutty Chocolate and Peanut Butter Brownies Recipe

How To Make Nutty Chocolate and Peanut Butter Brownies

These delectable peanut butter brownies are loaded with a tasty combo of creamy peanut butter and chocolate! Whip some up from scratch with our easy recipe.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Cool Time: 30 minutes
Total: 1 hour 5 minutes



  • unsalted butter,for greasing

For Brownies:

  • cupsgranulated sugar
  • cupsdutch processed cocoa powder
  • 1tspsalt
  • 1tspbaking powder
  • cupsall-purpose flour
  • 1cupvegetable oil
  • 1tbspvanilla extract
  • 3large eggs
  • ¼cupwater

For Additions:

  • 1cupwalnuts,toasted
  • ½cupcreamy peanut butter
  • whipped cream,for serving
  • rainbow sprinkle,for topping


  1. Position a rack in the center of the oven, then preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Grease a 9×13-inch dark metal pan with softened butter, then line with parchment paper, leaving an overhang on all sides. Grease the parchment with more butter.


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the sugar, cocoa powder, salt, baking powder, and flour.

  2. Add the vegetable oil, vanilla, eggs, and water, then whisk to combine. Stir in the walnuts.

  3. Pour the brownie batter into the prepared baking pan, then smooth the top with a spatula.

  4. Add the peanut butter over the top, then swirl into the batter with a knife or skewer.

  5. Bake for 20 minutes until lightly puffed on top.

  6. Transfer the brownie pan to a wire rack, and let cool for 30 minutes.

  7. Use the parchment paper to lift the cooled brownies out of the pan, then cut them into 12 bars.

  8. Serve with a dollop of whipped cream and a pinch of sprinkles, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 485.22kcal
  • Fat: 28.15g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.23g
  • Trans Fat: 0.21g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 17.44g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.08g
  • Carbohydrates: 57.40g
  • Fiber: 3.65g
  • Sugar: 38.95g
  • Protein: 7.26g
  • Cholesterol: 49.75mg
  • Sodium: 246.48mg
  • Calcium: 54.24mg
  • Potassium: 322.96mg
  • Iron: 2.60mg
  • Vitamin A: 30.35µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.00mg
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