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Pretzel and Toffee Peanut Butter Brownies Recipe

Fudgy Brownies topped with creamy peanut butter, pretzels, chocolate chips and toffee bits!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time22 mins
Total Time37 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: best brownies, chocolate brownies, Chocolate peanut butter recipe, Layered peanut butter brownies
Servings: 15
Calories: 431kcal


  • Aluminum Foil
  • 9x13-inch Baking Pan
  • Non-stick Cooking Spray
  • Microwave Safe Bowl


  • cups butter
  • cups sugar
  • cups unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup coarsely crushed pretzels
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • ½ cup toffee bits


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line the bottom and sides of a 9 x 13 inch baking pan with foil, leaving two inches hanging over the edge, and spray lightly with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Combine butter, sugar, cocoa, and salt in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave in one minute intervals, stirring in between, until smooth. Set aside and let cool until warm to the touch (not hot).
  • Stir in vanilla. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each one. Continue to mix and add flour until well blended.  
  • Spread batter evenly in lined pan.
  • Melt peanut butter in a small bowl in the microwave, until pourable (about 30 seconds to 1 minute). 
  • Drizzle the peanut butter over the brownies and swirl into brownie batter using a butter knife.
  • Sprinkle on pretzels, chocolate chips, and toffee.  
  • Bake for 22-25 minutes until set. Let cool completely before serving.


Calories: 431kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 426mg | Potassium: 207mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 627IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 2mg