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2 cups all-purpose flour plus 2 Tablespoons
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
12 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled
1 cup light brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
1 egg yolk
2 teaspoons vanilla 

2 cups chocolate chips
10 ounces salted caramel (click here for recipe I used)  OR use 10 ounces Kraft caramel squares plus
3 tablespoons heavy cream

bag of snack size peanut butter cups


1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line 11×7 with nonstick foil. 

2. In a mixer, beat the melted butter and sugars
together.  Add egg, egg yolk, and vanilla.  Slowly add all of the dry ingredients (flour, salt, baking soda) and mix on low.  Add the chocolate chips.

4. If you are using Kraft caramels,  microwave them with heavy cream until smooth.

5. Divide your cookie dough in half. Press half into the pan and smooth it.   Pour whichever caramel you are using on top.  Lay peanut butter cups on top to cover the caramel.  Drop scoops of dough over the peanut butter cups and spread to cover pb cups.   

6.Bake for 30 minutes or until golden.  Cool completely in the an before attempting to cut! 
Adapted from Two Peas and Their Pod

Triple Chocolate Brownie Pie

When I told my family about Pie Day Fridays, that I was posting a new pie recipe each Friday this summer, my daughter frowned and announced in a very disappointed tone that she didn’t like pie…

She wasn’t speaking from experience, though, because she’d really not tried pie much in her lifetime. So I set out to make a pie that my chocolate loving daughter wouldn’t be able to refuse.

Now once y’all see this recipe you’ll probably think “Oh that’s just too simple.” Some folks might even think it is so simple that it shouldn’t even be called a recipe, but I think most of y’all will be more in my mindset of “Oh that is so simple, it’s wonderful!”

If you’re like me and have never met a brownie you didn’t like, you’re gonna love this pie.

And yes, Katy Rose says she loves pie now so all is right in my little world .

You’ll need: a pouch of brownie mix, chocolate chips, and a regular unbaked pie crust.

You’re also going to need whatever ingredients that brownie mix calls for so take a gander at the back and make sure you have that on hand. It’s usually just a bit of oil, an egg, and some water (which I usually substitute milk for but either way works fine).

Mix up brownie mix according to package directions.

Don’t you know that little hands helping make everything taste better? 

Stir in chocolate chips.

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That is me saying “this” with a spanish accent, which is as close as I can possibly come to speaking Spanish. I admire folks who can speak more than one language, but I’m not one of them. I think the hard drive on my brain is full This will be interesting next week as I venture to yet another Spanish speaking country with nothing beyond my nearly forgotten American Sign Language skills and an Alabama accent. Hopefully, you’ll be following my posts on that trip by tuning into my facebook page or checking out this post each day for new links to my journal entries.

Bake this at 350 for 25-30 minutes, or until set in the center.

Remember that ovens, like people, may vary  

Allow to cool slightly before cutting.

Top with vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce to add the third layer of chocolate

Triple Chocolate Brownie Pie


  • 1 pouch brownie mix (the size for an 8×8 pan)
  • 1 cup chocolate chips (semi sweet or sweet)
  • 1 unbaked pie crust (regular size, not deep dish)


  1. Prepare brownie mix according to package directions. Stir in chocolate chips.
  2. Spoon into unbaked pie shell. Bake in 350 degree oven for 25-30 minutes. Allow to cool slightly before serving.
  3. Top with vanilla ice cream and drizzle with chocolate sauce for third layer of chocolate 🙂


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Previous Pie Day Friday Posts This Summer:

May 31th – Frozen Turtle Pie

June 7th – Strawberry Cream Pie

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2 1/4 cups flour
1/2 tsp. kosher salt
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 1/2 sticks soft butter
1 cup light brown sugar
1/2 cup regular sugar
1 T. vanilla extract

1 egg

1 egg yolk
use 2 cups mini chocolate chips
1 bag of Dove mini milk chocolate squares, unwrap one for each cookie you make.
 Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheets with parchment.
butter and both sugars until well blended. Add in vanilla, egg and
yolk until light and creamy. Add in flour, salt and baking soda just
until incorporated. Stir in chocolate chips by hand. Chill if you have
Grab a nice scoop of dough and surround the chocolate candy so it is completely enclosed.  Bake 11-14 mins. or until edges are browned and centers no longer look
wet. Cool completely on sheets.