Monday, May 10th, 2021
Tamera Mowry-Housley shows how to elevate the classic brownie for a great after-school snack.
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Squares
Snack, Dessert
One 8x8 Dish
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 ¼ cup AP flour
  • ¾ cup chocolate chips
  • ¾ cup toasted, chopped peanuts


  1. Heat oven to 350˚. Line 8x8 baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. In stand mixer, cream butter and sugars. Add peanut butter, beat until light.
  3. Mix in eggs one at a time. Add vanilla and salt, scraping bowl as needed.
  4. Add remaining dry ingredients (except for chocolate chips and peanuts). Stir to combine, making sure no flour streaks remain.
  5. Stir in chocolate chips and peanuts.
  6. Transfer batter to baking dish, press into even layer.
  7. Bake for 35-40 minutes.
  8. Allow to cool completely in pan before removing to cut.

Recipe by Dan Kohler, 01/17/2020