Nutter Butter Brownies

Prep Time: 25 min / Total Time: 50 min

nutter butter brownie recipe

This nutter butter brownie recipe is a peanut butter lover’s dream.

nutter butter brownie recipe

Nutter Butter Brownie Recipe

This one’s for all the brownie lovers out there that like to spice up their traditional brownies and try something new. As you probably already know, we’re obsessed with chocolate and peanut butter around here, so we wanted to recreate peanut butter brownies in a new and fun way using one of the greatest bite sized cookies of all time. Nutter Butters. After some experimenting and taste testing, we’ve got the perfect Nutter Butter Brownie Recipe for you!

We love adding creative mix-ins and toppings to homemade brownies to shake things up. We went with Nutter Butters in particular for this recipe because they add a great peanut buttery flavor and an extra crunch. Not to mention, they make a great snack while you’re whipping up the brownies haha.

nutter butter brownie recipe

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Peanut Butter Brownies, But Better

If you’ve ever made peanut butter brownies, you know that swirling some creamy peanut butter into your chocolatey brownie batter is so satisfying and tastes AMAZING. In this nutter butter brownie recipe, we’re keeping the PB and adding to it. By adding creamy peanut butter to the batter along with the nutter butter cookie chunks, you can be sure that the delicious peanut butter flavor won’t get lost in the chocolate.

TIP: Microwaving the peanut butter until warm provides a thinner consistency, making it easier to mix into the brownie batter.

Nutter Butter Brownie Recipe: FAQ's

Will this recipe work with any type of cookie?

Yes! You can use this brownie recipe with any other type of mix-ins that you want! If you want more ideas of creative add-ins or toppings for brownies, we’ve got a bunch of ideas HERE! The post talks about changes you can make to box brownies, but all the mix-in and topping ideas work great with a homemade brownie recipe too!

Can I use a pan smaller than 18×13?

Yes! Your brownies will be a bit thicker, so you’ll want to make sure they are baked completely when you pull them out of the oven. That said, if you don’t have an 18×13 pan, don’t worry! You should be fine making this nutter butter brownie recipe in a slightly smaller pan. If you’re looking for a good 18×13 pan for your future bakes, we love these Nordic Ware Baking Sheets  from Amazon!

nutter butter brownie recipe

Nutter Butter Brownies

Prep Time: 25 min  / Cook Time: 20-25 min

/ Total Time: 50 min

nutter butter brownie recipe

This nutter butter brownie recipe is a peanut butter lover’s dream.

nutter butter brownie recipe

What You’ll Need

FOR THE BATTER

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cubes salted butter (softened)
  • 2 tbsp vanilla
  • ½ cup cocoa
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 ½ cups whole wheat flour (can substitute white flour if desired)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • One large package of Nutter Butter cookies
  • ¼ cup creamy peanut butter

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and grease an 18×13 inch sheet pan. (I recommend the Nordic Ware Baker’s Half Sheet.)
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the sugar, butter, vanilla, and cocoa. Then, beat in the eggs.
  3. With the mixer on low speed, add in the sifted flour and salt. Mix until fully combined, scraping the sides down as needed. 
  4. Pour the batter into the pan and spread until evenly covering the pan.
  5. Scoop the peanut butter into a microwave safe bowl and heat for 15-20 sec or until warm. Drizzle the peanut butter over the batter, and use a spoon or small spatula to swirl it in without fully mixing.
  6. Crush Nutter Butter cookies into chunks and sprinkle evenly over the batter.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes and then let them cool.  Enjoy!

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