Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies

It’s easy to make these pretty brownies. Stir peanut butter into half the batter and melted chocolate into the other half, then swirl in the pan before baking – voila!

Yield: 12 squares


  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup smooth or crunchy peanut butter
  • 3 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 8x8-inch baking pan with foil leaving 1-inch overhang on ends; coat bottom with cooking spray or butter.
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan or microwave-safe bowl in microwave. Stir in sugar, eggs and vanilla. Blend in flour until smooth.
  3. Measure 3/4 cup batter into a separate bowl; stir in peanut butter. Stir melted chocolate into remaining batter.
  4. Drop half the peanut butter batter by tablespoonfuls about 1 inch apart in prepared pan. Spread chocolate batter over; dollop remaining peanut butter batter on top. Run a table knife through batter lengthwise and crosswise a few times to swirl peanut butter. Bake 25 minutes or until pick inserted in center comes out clean.