Peanut Butter Brownie Dessert

Recipe created by Inside Bru Crew Life

Inspired by the 2016 Texas Peanut Producers Food Blog Tour. 

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Serves: 24 brownies

Meal Types: Dessert

Ingredients:

  • 1 - 9x13 brownie mix
  • 1 - 8 ounce package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 - 8 ounce container Cool Whip, thawed
  • 1 - 3.3 ounce box instant white chocolate pudding
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cup halved mini peanut butter cups
  • 3/4 cup chopped peanuts

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9x13 pan with non-stick baking spray.
  2. Prepare the brownie mix according to the box directions. Bake and cool.
  3. Beat the cream cheese and sugar until creamy. Add the peanut butter and beat again.
  4. Fold 1 cup Cool Whip into the mixture until it is creamy. Spread on top of the cooled brownies.
  5. Whisk together the pudding mix and milk. Fold in the remaining 2 cups Cool Whip. Spread on top of the peanut butter layer. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  6. Sprinkle the peanut butter cups and peanuts on top before serving. Cut into 24 squares. Store in a tightly sealed container in the refrigerator.
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