Serves: 16 brownies
  • 1 box brownie mix (9x9 size)
  • ½ cup crushed peanuts
  • 12 peanut butter cups, chopped
  • 1 and ½ cups chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 2 cups crispy rice cereal
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  1. Bake brownie mix according to package instructions. With five minutes remaining on bake time, remove pan from oven and sprinkle with chopped peanut butter cups.
  2. Return to oven for remaining cook time.
  3. Sprinkle baked brownies with crushed peanuts. Immediately spread peanuts and melted peanut butter cups across top of brownies.
  4. In a large bowl, microwave chocolate chips, peanut butter, and butter for about 2 minutes, until melted.
  5. Stir vanilla and cereal into bowl and mix well.
  6. Pour mixture over brownies and spread in an even layer.
  7. Chill in fridge for two hours. Return to room temperature before serving.
Recipe by Rachel Schultz at