An easy recipe for ultra-decadent brownies (made with brown butter) that have a surprise inside: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. Yeah, the big ones. I’m not messing around.
So today I was literally running around like a crazy person. Long to-do list, you ask? Errands to run? Um, no. More like the barefoot, dodging legos, literal kind of running. In my house.
I’ve been terrible lately about keeping any sort of exercise routine. There’s always some excuse right? No time, I already showered, I just ate 3 Banana Churros and now I’m too full. << Yeah, I know. Balance is not my forte, okay?
But last week I decided I had had enough. No excuses, I just needed to move, and I knew that if I conceptualized that thought for too long my resolve would fizzle. I needed to surprise attack my own body.
So I started jogging from room to room. Why not, right? At least that’s what I thought for my first few laps. This isn’t so bad. Who needs a treadmill anyway? Waste of space, if you ask me. On a treadmill you don’t even get to hurdle tiny (but deadly) Elsa barbie shoes. (Clearing the halls for running would have qualified as a stalling tactic for I Can’t Commit Karen, hence the toy land mines.)
Pretty soon the kids were both sitting on the bean bag, doing nothing but watching me as I huffed and puffed by every 10 seconds. I thought they were about to bust out the popcorn.
Welcome to this chocolate-peanut-butter coma. You might want to start running around your house this very instant in preparation for this mad decadence. The concept is simple: take the richest, fudgiest, chocolate-iest brownie you could ever imagine, and shove a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup inside. I don’t really feel like I need to go on, but let me just tell you the secret–it’s the brown butter. It doesn’t taste like brown butter, just gives it a really deep flavor.
This is my go-to Brown Butter Brownies recipe that I make ALL the time…plus Reese’s. If you’re not feeling the peanut butter, just mix in 1 cup of dark or semi-sweet chocolate. Any way you jazz up these brownies, you will get people hunting you down for this recipe. Also, if you are getting together to watch the Super Bowl this Sunday, I can’t think of a better way to top off chili and appetizers than these babies.
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