I'm not here to judge you for using boxed brownie mix instead of making your own brownies from scratch. I'm here to inspire you to lift it to a whole new level. Because let's face it: Sometimes shortcuts can take you to the best destinations.
From the mash-up maven who gave us Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough + Cupcake = The BEST Cupcake. Ever comes this brownie-stuffed cupcake topped with fluffy peanut butter frosting. You know you'd eat that.
You're only four ingredients away from digging into this deep-dish dessert. The recipe calls for frozen whipped topping, but you could easily whisk up some real whipped cream while the brownies are cooling.
Sweet, salty, chewy, crunchy...did I miss anything? You get it all in every bite.
You'll want to make this for the next time you get your group together to binge-watch that show you love.
Nope, you don't even have to bake the brownie mix for this one. Just pop it in the blender with ice cream and coffee.
Top tips for making this multi-layered treat: Underbake the brownie layer slightly before completely topping with marshmallows. Put it back in the oven for just a few minutes until the marshmallows start to puff up. Let the whole thing cool before topping with the final layer of chocolate/peanut butter/crispy rice cereal.
The only thing that would make these better is to top them with cream cheese frosting. And sprinkles. Always say yes to sprinkles.
An easy way to get your s'mores indoors. Some reviewers used Teddy Grahams instead of graham crackers, which can only amp up the cute quotient, don't you think?
Be sure to bake this in a springform pan and underbake the brownie crust slightly before adding the cheesecake filling. It will continue to bake when you return it to the oven, and you don't want it to get overbaked and hard.
Top tips for making this super-simple treat come from naples34102: Prepare the brownie mix following directions on the box you buy, and use foil liners so they don't stick. Read the rest of her helpful tips.
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