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These amazing Buckeye Brownies are rich chocolate brownies topped with homemade peanut butter icing and drizzled in chocolate. These decadent buckeye brownies are the perfect mix of chocolate and peanut butter. They can be made in be made into brownie bites, as pictured, or in a square baking dish and cut like traditional brownies.

These amazing Buckeye Brownies are rich chocolate brownies topped with homemade peanut butter icing and drizzled in chocolate.

With a brownie base, peanut butter fudge center, and chocolate top, they’re hard not to love! If you’re a fan of brownies, and especially chocolate and peanut butter, this Buckeye Brownie dessert is for you!

These amazing Buckeye Brownies are rich chocolate brownies topped with homemade peanut butter icing and drizzled in chocolate.

Ingredients

  • Cocoa powder
  • Four
  • Baking powder
  • Salt
  • Oil
  • Sugar
  • Eggs
  • Vanilla
  • *NOTE* You can also use box brownie mix to make things easier!
Buckeye Brownies Ingredients

Begin by making the homemade brownie batter. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the cocoa, flour, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl and stir well. Whisk in the oil and sugar together. Add eggs and vanilla and continue whisking.

Homemade brownie mix

Stir in dry ingredients, and stir until combined. Divide batter between 18-20 mini muffins in the tin. Prepare a mini muffin pan with cooking spray and bake for 12 minutes. If you’re using pre-made brownies, follow the brownie recipe on the box:) Remove the brownie bites from the oven and let them cool completely.

Mini Brownie Cupcakes

While the brownies are cooling, it’s time to whip up the peanut butter mixture! It’s a thick and creamy icing that stands tall and beautifully on top of each brownie bite.

Brownie Cupcakes

Peanut Butter Icing Ingredients

  • Butter
  • Peanut butter
  • Powdered sugar
  • Piping bag
  • Frosting tip
Peanut Butter Frosting

Beat icing ingredients together until smooth. Fill a piping bag fitted with either a round or star tip. Pipe icing onto brownie bites, and place in the fridge. If you’ve decided to make traditional brownies in a square or rectangular pan, spread an even layer of the peanut butter frosting over the brownie layer.

Buckeye Brownie Bites

Chocolate Drizzle Ingredients

  • Semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • Heavy whipping cream
  • Microwave safe bowl
Chocolate drizzle

In a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and cream together, heating in the microwave for 20 seconds at a time, until completely melted. Stir until smooth, adding more cream if needed a few drops at a time until chocolate drips off of a spoon. Drizzle the melted chocolate over the peanut butter layer.

Buckeye Brownie Bites

Storage

These brownies will last best when stored in the refrigerator. Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days, or they may be frozen for up to 3 months. 

These amazing Buckeye Brownies are rich chocolate brownies topped with homemade peanut butter icing and drizzled in chocolate.

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Buckeye Brownies

Amazing Buckeye Brownies! Rich chocolate brownies topped with homemade peanut butter icing and drizzled in chocolate.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 32 minutes

Equipment

  • Mini muffin tin *Note: Brownies can also be baked in a 9×9 inch baking pan, and cut into squares.
  • Non-stick sray
  • Piping bag
  • Frosting tip of choice (round or star)
  • Microwave Safe Bowl
  • Electric mixer
  • mixing bowls

Ingredients 

For the Brownies

  • cup cocoa powder
  • ½ cup flour
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the Peanut Butter Icing

  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • cup powdered sugar

For the Chocolate Drizzle

  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup heavy whipping cream

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 350º
  • Combine cocoa, flour, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl and stir well
  • Whisk oil and sugar together
  • Add eggs and vanilla and continue whisking
  • Stir in dry ingredients, and stir until combined
  • Divide batter between 18-20 mini muffins tins, filling each ⅞ full (or place in a 9×9" baking pan)
  • Bake for 12 minutes
  • Remove from oven and let cool completely
  • While brownies cool, beat icing ingredients together until smooth
  • Fill a piping bag fitted with either a round or star tip
  • Pipe icing onto brownie bites, and pace in fridge (this helps keep the icing from melting when you drizzle the chocolate over them)
  • Melt chocolate chips and cream together, heating in microwave for 20 seconds at a time, until completely melted
  • Stir until smooth, adding more cream if needed a few drops at a time until chocolate drips off of a spoon
  • Drizzle over brownie bites

Notes

Brownies can also be baked in a 9×9 inch baking pan, and cut into squares.

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Kelly Dixon

The Blogette is a comfort food website designed to inspire you with easy recipes that are classic, simple, and delicious whether you’re cooking for yourself, family, or friends!


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