Peanut Butter Brownie Bites

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Love chocolate and peanut butter together? These delicious Peanut Butter Brownie Bites are fudgy brownies with peanut butter frosting and a Reese’s peanut butter cup on top.

Who can resist this combination of chocolate and peanut butter? Fans of Peanut Butter Brownies will flip for these easy to make brownie bites. Or give our Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars a try. Those puddles of peanut butter are irresistible.

Brownie bites with peanut butter chips, peanut butter frosting and reese's cups on top.
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Why this Recipe Works

When you want to make brownies but don’t want to deal with cutting them, brownie bites are the solution. Baked in individual servings, these Peanut Butter Brownie Bites are easy to transport and perfect for sharing.

  • These delicious, bite sized brownies are loaded with Reese’s peanut butter morsels.
  • Then topped with a creamy peanut butter frosting and a mini Reese’s cup.
  • Brownie bites are easy to freeze so feel free to make a big batch. Store and leftovers (as if) in the freezer for emergencies. You know–those days when ONLY peanut butter and chocolate will do.

It’s peanut butter chocolate overload! And I will not apologize.

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Ingredients Notes

Ingredients needed to make peanut butter brownie bites.
  • Chocolate morsels. I use the bittersweet chocolate chips with 60% cocoa for the richest chocolate flavor.
  • Peanut butter. Creamy sweetened peanut butter works best in the frosting. The natural styles (the kind you keep in the fridge) have oils that separate making the frosting texture less smooth and fluffy.
  • Reese’s cups. The mini Reese’s that come in the pouch (unwrapped) are the best size for topping these mini brownie bites. Or make a batch of our homemade peanut butter cups, and use those instead!

Easy Instructions

Step by step photos showing how to make peanut butter brownie bites.

For the brownie bites:

Melt the chocolate and butter together. Add the remaining ingredients and stir to combine. Drop the batter by the spoonful into a greased mini muffin tin. Fill each cavity as evenly as possible.

Bake 12 to 14 minutes, then remove and let cool before frosting.

For the frosting:

Beat butter and powdered sugar together until fluffy. Then, add in the peanut butter and the milk and beat until smooth. Pipe or spread onto the cooked brownie bites!

Top each frosted peanut butter brownie bite with a mini Reese’s cup.

Tips and Tricks

  • I used a mini muffin pan to bake these with a round shape. A silicone brownie bites pan would be a great choice too for square brownie bites.
  • Do not overmix the brownie batter. If you like your brownie bites fudgy, mix until the ingredients are just combined. The more you stir, the more cakey the finished brownies will be.
  • Be sure to lightly grease or spray your muffin tin with baking spray before adding the brownie batter.
Mini brownies with peanut butter frosting and one bite removed.

Recipe FAQs

Can this recipe be made as full sized brownies?

Yes, you can use this recipe for delicious peanut butter frosted brownie bars. Follow instructions for baking the batter, then pour into a 9 inch brownie pan. You will need to add more baking time, too. Don’t forget to let brownies cool completely before cutting.

How should you store peanut butter brownie bites?

After frosting, transfer the brownie bites to an airtight container in a single layer. Store at room temperature. Enjoy within 3 days for best taste.

Can you freeze these brownie bites?

Yes, brownie bites are a perfect choice for freezing! I prefer freezing them unfrosted in freezer bags. Let them thaw at room temperature and pipe on fresh peanut butter frosting before serving.

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Peanut Butter Brownie Bites

5 from 5 votes
By: Aimee
Two bite brownies packed with chocolate and peanut butter. Topped with creamy peanut butter frosting and candy!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 14 minutes
Total Time: 24 minutes
Servings: 60 brownie bites


For the Brownies:

  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 package bittersweet chocolate chips (60% cacao) 12 ounce
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 large eggs
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 package peanut butter morsels 10 ounce

For the Frosting:

  • ½ cup unsalted butter softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons milk
  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 60 mini Reese’s peanut butter cups in the pouch
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  • In a large microwave safe bowl, combine the butter with chocolate chips. Heat for one minute on high. Stir and microwave for another 30 seconds. You may need to stir and heat for one more round of 30 seconds until fully melted. Add sugar, flour, eggs and salt. Stirring until well blended. Fold in peanut butter morsels
  • Lightly grease mini muffin pan with baking spray. Drop dough by large tablespoons until evenly divided into pan.
  • Bake in a 375 degree oven for 12-14 minutes. Remove and cool in pan 5 minutes, then cool completely on wire rack.
  • For the frosting, beat butter and powdered sugar for 3-4 minutes until smooth and fluffy. Bean in milk and peanut butter until creamy and desired consistency. Pipe frosting onto cooled brownies and top with a mini Reese’s.


  • I used a mini muffin pan to bake these with a round shape. A silicone brownie bites pan would be a great choice too for square brownie bites.
  • Do not overmix the brownie batter. If you like your brownie bites fudgy, mix until the ingredients are just combined. The more you stir, the more cakey the finished brownies will be.
  • Be sure to lightly grease or spray your muffin tin with baking spray before adding the brownie batter.
  • Nutrition

    Serving: 1brownie, Calories: 100kcal, Carbohydrates: 11g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 18mg, Sodium: 39mg, Sugar: 9g
    Course: Brownies and Bars
    Cuisine: American
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    Posted on November 18, 2021

    Comments & Reviews

    1. 5 stars
      I’m a sucker for peanut butter and chocolate together but with my favorite dessert being brownies… this took everything to a whole new level! Haha! It was DELICIOUS. Thank you!

    2. Peanut butter and chocolate together? These are just wow! And you’re brownies are just deliciously amazing! And by the way, I like your blog design.

    3. Hi Aimee – I made these today as the weather is awful outside and I have been craving these since I saw the post.  I have to tell you, these turned out to be a delicious disaster!  I couldn’t get a single one of them to come out of the muffin pan in one piece, so, they were still warm enough that I crushed and pressed them all into a 7×11 glass pan and let them cool and then made the frosting and topped it off with about 15 small Reece’s Peanut Butter Cups all chopped up and sprinkled around on the top.  They came out very good and satisfied the craving. That peanut butter frosting is REALLY good! Thanks for aiding and abetting!

      1. haha, delicious disaster! I love it! I use Pampered Chef mini muffin tins, and they are fantastic. I don’t even have to spray them! So happy to hear your found a solution though, and I agree…that frosting. OMG!

    4. I LOVE the new blog design Aimee!! I love how it is different than a lot of blogs with your name verticle on the left. So cute!

      1. Thanks Katelyn! We were going for something different, happy to hear that it’s memorable 🙂

    5. There’s not much chocolate and peanut butter can’t fix, especially when its in brownie form! I love these little bites Aimee!

    6. 1-the site looks amazing!!

      2-omg these are like my perfect treat! love love love these peanut buttery brownie bites!

    7. Congrats on the redesign.  It’s tres gorgeous.

      And speaking of “tres gorgeous”… these brownie bites.. Mmmmmm.  I will have to make these for my fiance, who is all about anything chocolate-peanut-butter.  YUM.

    5 from 5 votes (3 ratings without comment)

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