LILY BAKES: Chocolate Chip & Peanut Butter Cookie-Stuffed Brownies

The latest from our resident kid baker
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Lily Barnes is our 10-year-old resident kid baker. Each month she shares an original recipe that kids can make at home with their parents, plus a few behind-the-scenes tips and tricks to make your treat extra special. Here is Lily’s recipe for Chocolate Chip & Peanut Butter Cookie-Stuffed Brownies:



I think this will be fun for other kids to make at home because this brownie is two desserts in one. Cookies inside of brownies is exciting to make and tastes so good!—Lily


Makes 18 servings



  • 1 cup of softened butter
  • 5 eggs
  • 7 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 cup chocolate chunks
  • 2 cups peanut butter chips
  • 1 roll of pre-made chocolate chip cookie dough


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  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • Add softened butter, cocoa, eggs, and sugar
  • Mix together until creamy consistency
  • Add salt, vanilla extract, and flour
  • Mix and pour half the batter into a 9 x 13 inch baking dish
  • Cut the cookie dough into 1-inch pieces and lay along pan over the batter
  • Sprinkle 1 cup of peanut butter sprinkles over the cookie dough
  • Pour the remaining batter over the top of the cookie dough
  • Sprinkle 1 cup of peanut butter sprinkles on top of batter
  • Bake the brownies for 50-55 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean
  • Serve warm with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream and enjoy!