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M&M's and Peanut Butter Brownies

Brownie Recipes from AlansKitchen.comMakes 16 bars.


  • 1 - cup all purpose flour

  • 1 - teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 - teaspoon baking soda

  • 1-1/4 - cup peanut M&M�s

  • 1-1/2 - sticks unsalted butter (at room temperature)

  • 9 - ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped

  • 3 - ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped

  • 1 - cup granulated sugar

  • 1/2 - cup dark brown sugar, packed

  • 2 - eggs (large) (at room temperature)

  • 2 - egg yolks (large) (at room temperature)

  • 1 - cup creamy peanut butter

  • 2 - teaspoon pure vanilla extract


Preheat oven to 350� F and butter and flour 9 x 13-inch baking pan.

  1. In a medium-mixing bowl, sift in the flour, baking powder, and salt until well combined. Add in the M&M�s. 

  2. Into a double boiler, add 6 tablespoons butter and chocolates. 

  3. Set to simmer and heat until butter and chocolate are about half melted. 

  4. Then remove the top pan and continue to stir the butter and chocolate until fully melted. Allow to cool for 10 minutes.

  5. Into a large mixing bowl, add the granulate and brown sugar. 

  6. With a mixer, beat in one egg at a time and beat until smooth. 

  7. Next, beat in the egg yolks for 3 minutes or until pale brown. 

  8. Next, beat in the remaining butter (1 tablespoon at a time). 

  9. Keep beating for 5 minutes or until creamy. 

  10. Finally add the peanut butter, vanilla and cooled chocolate mixture for 2 minutes or until smooth.

  11. Next, stir in the flour mixture. Do not over mix. 

  12. Spoon the batter into the baking pan. Make sure to spread the batter into the corners. 

  13. Place on the lower baking rack for 15 minutes. Rap the pan 3 or 4 times. 

  14. Continue to bake for 12 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. 

  15. Remove from oven and place on a wire rack to cool. 

  16. After 30 minutes, cut the brownies and serve.

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