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Ultimate Fudgy Snickers Brownies
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3.6 from 5 votes

Ultimate Fudgy Snickers Brownies

Take indulgent, fudgy chocolate brownies to the next level with Snicker bars, and top it with a layer of caramel, peanut butter, milk chocolate chips, roasted peanuts and a generous sprinkle of sea salt.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Author: Kim Lange



  • 3/4 cup dutch-processed cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2/3 cup butter, melted Divide in half (1/3 + 1/3)
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt if not using sea salt in Top Snickers Layer below, increase to 1/2 teaspoon.
  • 1 1/3 cups all purpose flour
  • 5 Snickers Bars cut into chunks

Top Snickers Layer

  • 1/3 cup peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup caramel dip or sauce
  • 1/3 cups milk chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup roasted peanuts
  • Optional: Sea Salt


  • Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Grease or spray with non-stick spray a 9x13" baking dish: set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the cocoa and baking soda.
  • Pour in 1/3 cup of the melted butter and whisk until smooth.
  • Stir in the boiling water until the mixture is smooth. (It will be thick.)
  • Whisk in the sugar and eggs with the remaining 1/3 cup melted butter.
  • Add the vanilla and salt and whisk until just incorporated.
  • Add in the flour and Snickers bar chunks at the same time, and stir until just combined.
  • Pour and spread the batter into baking pan.

Top Snickers Layer

  • Put peanut butter in microwave and warm up so it's easy to pour onto brownie leaving open spaces, repeat with caramel.
  • Once they've been added to the top, swirl with a knife to make a pretty feathered pattern on the top Don't swirl it too much or you won't see the brownie part show through.
  • Sprinkle peanuts, sea salt and milk chocolate chips on top of peanut butter/caramel mixture.


  • Bake for 35-40 minutes and do not over-bake.
  • Cool completely in the pan.
  • Cut into squares and serve.


You can substitute canola or vegetable oil for the butter if preferred.