Some of our favorite and readers best brownie recipes.
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Peanut Butter Cup Brownies
What you need:
1 box of brownie mix
1 bag of peanut butter cups
1/2 cup of oil
1/4 cup of water
Mix then put the mix in foil liners. Cook at 350 for 10 minutes then
put peanut butter cups inside and cook for 20 more minutes.
Momma Mia Brownies
by tatum (nawco)
1 cup of peanut butter
Make brownies. Let cool. Put peanut butter all over the brownies.
Then add hot fudge, Then whip cream. Serve.
Kids Favorite Picnic Brownies
by Kelly Lambrakis (CA)
Prep: 10 minutes
Bake: 25-30 minutes
Makes 9 brownies
Medium (microwave safe) mixing bowl
9 x 9 inch glass baking pan
Non-stick cooking spray oil
Oven mitts or hot pads
3/4 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
3 large eggs
3/4 cup flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup chocolate chips
1. Preheat oven to 350.
2. In a microwave safe mixing bowl, melt butter in microwave oven.
3. Add sugar, vanilla and eggs. Beat for 1 minute.
4. Add flour, cocoa, baking powder, salt and chocolate chips. Mix
5. Batter will be very stiff.
6. Grease a 9 x 9 inch glass baking pan with non-stick cooking
7. Pour batter in pan, and bake for 25 minutes, or remove when a
toothpick inserted 1inch from the side of the brownie pan comes out
8. With oven mitts or hot pads, carefully remove brownies from oven.
Get a box of brownies and mix it up then put 3 packs of mini crushed
Then mix again.
Put 4 crushed butterfingers on top then bake.
You can do this with any kind of candy such as mini caramel kisses.
by Rhonda Harmon ( VT)
1/2 c. butter
1 c. sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 c. nuts
2 c. thinly sliced peeled apples
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2tsp baking soda
1 c. flour
Melt butter and add sugar, salt and egg. cream until fluffy. Stir in
nuts and apples. Fold in dry ingredients to blend. blend together.
pour into greased 8" baking pan. Bake at 350 for 45 minutes.
Chocolate Chip and Butterscotch Brownies
By: Jasmine Brown, age 10
3 Tbs Butter
1ts Vanilla Extract
1 1/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup flour
1/3 cup applesauce
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup Fat Free Milk
2/3 cup chocolate chips
1/3 cup butterscotch
Microwave 3 Tbs of butter for 30 seconds. After, mix the butter with
the 1ts of Vanilla Extract. In a separate bowl, mix the 1 1/3 cup of
sugar, 1/2 cup of flour, 1/3 cup of applesauce, 1/2 cup of Fat Free
Milk, 2/3 cup of chocolate chips, and the 1/3 cup of butterscotch.
Then, add the Butter and Vanilla Extract that is already mixed
together to the other mix. Pour entire bowl into a glass bowl and
put it in the oven at 350 degrees and wait until a toothpick placed
in the brownie comes out clean and you will be good to take it out
of the oven. Let the brownie cool for 5-10 minutes and add a drizzle
of butterscotch and melted chocolate chips to the top.
by Maria (http://thecookwaregeek.com/)
6 tbsp all purpose flour
4 tbsp sugar
4 tbsp cocoa powder
½ tsp baking powder
pinch of salt
4 tbsp oil
6 tbsp full cream milk
½ tsp vanilla extract
1 tbsp walnuts (optional)
few pieces of chocolate
1 scoop of ice cream ( preferable vanilla ice cream)
First you mix all the powder ingredients (flour, sugar, cocoa and
Then in a mug you mix the oil, the cream and the vanilla. Add the
powder ingredients and mix until is homogeneous.
Finally add the walnuts and the chocolate and microwave for about 60
Serve with the ice cream :)
Boxed Brownie Mix Add Ins
When using a boxed mix for brownies, try adding something extra add
ins. Prepare brownie batter according to box directions, then add
some of your own ingredients. Don't go overboard though!
30 different ways to make easy brownies with your kids
Make them original - follow the box recipe, don't add
anything extra. Just put some thick frosting when they're done
baking and after they have cooled.
Nuts and Chocolate chips - putting some almonds and
chocolate chips in the brownie batter is my FAVORITE way to make
some delicious chocolate. Have the kids measure out the
chocolate chips and cut the nuts up for you.
Swirl in Cream Cheese - Make a cream cheese sugar
mixture. Beat together 4 oz cream cheese, 1/3 cup sugar, 1 egg,
½ tsp vanilla. After you pour the batter in the pan, drop the
cream cheese mixture on top of it by spoonfuls. Then, take a
knife and swirl in the cream cheese.
Cookie dough brownies - make a small batch of
chocolate chip cookies or peanut butter cookies and drop small
spoonfuls in the batter (after the batter has been poured in the
Andes Mint Brownies - buy a bag of Andes mints
candies and have the kids cut them up. Then, add the pieces to
the brownie batter before it gets poured into the pan.
Reese's Brownies - Buy a Reese's candy bar or
small peanut butter cups and cut them up and add them to the
Oreo Brownies - cut up some Oreo cookies into bite
sized pieces and mix through the brownie batter super easy
brownies and absolutely delicious!
Skittles Brownies - These are a little bit weird but
sprinkle some skittles through the brownie batter - definitely
gives an interesting texture but kids love the skittle brownies!
Cherry Pie Filling Brownies - After you pour the
brownie batter into the pan, drop cherry pie filling by
spoonfuls on top of it. You might have to bake it a little bit
longer but these are super easy brownies that they are worth the
Red Hot Brownies - want to add some pizzazz to your
brownies? Sprinkle red hots into the batter. Just be careful
that you don't add too many.
Snickers Bites Brownies - cut up a Snickers bar or add
the mini ones into the brownie batter.
Butterfinger Brownies - cut up a Butterfinger candy bar
and add it to your brownie batter.
White Chocolate Chip Brownies - add about ¾ cup of
white chocolate chips to your brownie batter.
Butterscotch Brownies - add about ¾ cup of butterscotch
chips to your brownie batter.
Peanut Butter Brownies - After the brownie batter has
been poured in the pan, heat about ¾ cup of peanut butter in the
microwave for about ½ a minute. Then, drop it by spoonfuls over
the brownie batter. Finally, take a knife and swirl the brownie
Milky Way Brownies - cut a milky way bar up into pieces
and mix it into the brownie batter.
Caramel Brownies - buy a jar of caramel ice cream sauce
and drop it by spoonfuls over the brownie batter. Then take a
knife and swirl it into the batter. These are a bit gooey and
messy but so yummy!
Sprinkle Brownies - Add some sprinkles to your brownie
batter for fun pops of color throughout it while the kids are
eating it. Talk about easy brownies
Almond brownies - cut up some almonds and add about ¾
cup into the brownie batter. What a nice crunch!
Marshmallow Brownies - I like to cut the marshmallows
up but you don't have to. Add about 1 cup of marshmallows to
your brownie batter. This is definitely more of a kid brownie.
Rolo Brownies - dropping rolo pieces into the brownie
batter doesn't get much easier than that when it comes to making
a fancier brownie.
Put Frozen Raspberries into the Batter - you don't
need to defrost the raspberries. Just add them into the batter
and mix together. You might have to bake these longer, depending
on your oven.
Hershey Bar Chunk Brownies - very similar to chocolate
chips except you get bigger chunks of chocolate throughout. And
yum, yum, yum!
Frozen Mixed Berries - just like the raspberries, add
about ¾ cup of frozen mixed berries to your brownie batter.
Plain M&Ms Brownies - add about ¾ cup of M&M's
to the brownie batter and kids will love all the fun colors
Peanut Butter M&Ms Brownies - The peanut butter
M&M's give such a nice burst of peanut butter flavor crunch
to the brownies that make them fun to eat.
Reese's Pieces Brownies- add about ¾ cup or Reese's
Pieces to the brownie batter.
Twix Brownies - cut up a Twix candy bar and add it to
the brownie batter.
Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies - cut up chocolate chip
cookies into bite size pieces and add to the brownie batter.
Nutter Butter Brownies - add some nutter butter cookies
chopped up into your brownie batter.