Top Five Fancy Brownies

If you need a step up from basic brownies, try one of these dressed up versions.

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Oreo Stack Brownie — Better!

by on May 7, 2012 · 16 comments

Oreo Stack Clone 2

Remember the Oreo Stack Brownie from last week? The one I tried to copy based solely on appearance and what someone said about the flavor and texture?. It was a nice try, but I’ve learned that the original recipe includes not only cream cheese in the filling, but white chocolate. Given the information, it was […]


Published on May 7, 2012
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Extreme Fudgy Peanut Butter Brownies

by on September 15, 2011 · 12 comments

peanut butter brownie

I’ll never be the Queen of Cake Balls, but I make a pretty good brownie and am always up for new ideas — especially if they involve peanut butter This Extreme Fudgy Peanut Butter Brownie is another one from (you guessed it) Duncan Hines and will be a featured dessert at Emmy events.  I figured […]


Published on September 15, 2011
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peanut butter marshmallow brownies

Thanks to the brownie mix, these came together quickly. I think packaged mix works really well here because it’s not too rich and doesn’t upstage the peanut buttery-chocolate crispy topping. This cookie/brownie has everything going for it — the texture, flavor, easiness. Apparently, it’s an old recipe, but I just heard about it recently. I’ve seen a few variations and after making variations on the variations, came up with this. I used an 18.3 oz box of Betty Crocker brownie mix, but I think any brand/size would do.


Published on January 10, 2008
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Caramel Filled Brownies

by on April 21, 2007 · 23 comments

Caramel Filled Brownie

This is one of my favorite caramel brownie recipes. The original version of the recipe is in The Pastry Queen: Royally Good Recipes from the Texas Hill Country’s Rather Sweet Bakery & Cafe (an awesome book!), but I’ve made little changes to it over time. I usually halve the recipe and bake it in an […]


Published on April 21, 2007