Chocolate Crunch Brownies


A close girlfriend's mom used to own a coffee shop and sold these brownies. They were so delicious! I asked her for the recipe and every time I serve them I get rave reviews. Everyone knows you can't go wrong with peanut butter and chocolate!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 35 mins
1 9x13-inch pan


  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup butter

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder

  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows

  • 1 cup peanut butter

  • 1 cup chocolate chips

  • 1 ½ cups crispy rice cereal (such as Rice Krispies®)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking pan.

  2. Beat sugar and butter with an electric mixer until fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla.

  3. Mix flour, cocoa powder, and baking powder together in a small bowl. Add to the egg mixture, beating until smooth. Spread batter into the prepared pan.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until set, about 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and top with marshmallows. Continue baking for 3 minutes. Allow to cool.

  5. Meanwhile, melt butter peanut butter and chocolate chips in a small saucepan over low heat. Stir until smooth. Fold in rice cereal. Spread over the marshmallow later. Refrigerate until firm enough to slice, 1 to 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

198 Calories
12g Fat
21g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 198
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 26mg 9%
Sodium 107mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 14mg 1%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 115mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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