Mr. Food: Candy Bar Brownie Trifle

July 2, 2012 7:25:48 AM PDT
Every now and then, you just want something sugary - Mr. Food has a recipe that'll appease your sweet tooth.

Serves: 24

Cooking Time: 30 min


  • 1 (19.9-ounce) package brownie mix
  • 1 (6-serving-size) package instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 3 cups milk
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 1/2 cups coarsely chopped assorted candy bars, with 1/2 cup reserved for garnish
  • 1 (16-ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed

    1. Prepare brownies according to package directions for a 9- x 13-inch baking dish; allow to cool completely.

    2. In a large bowl, whisk pudding mix and milk until slightly thickened. Whisk in peanut butter until thoroughly combined. Refrigerate 10 minutes.

    3. Break up brownies into 1-inch pieces and place half in bottom of a trifle bowl or large glass serving bowl. Cover with half the pudding mixture, half the candy, and half the whipped topping. Repeat layers and garnish with reserved candy.

    4. Cover and chill at least 2 hours before serving.