Who doesn’t love brownies? They are the ultimate comfort dessert. By adding a simply irresistible pumpkin and peanut butter twist, we tweaked the traditional recipe. Now I don’t mind when my daughter begs for seconds!


1 (15 oz) can puréed pumpkin

2 tsp lemon zest

1 bag of vegan brownie mix

3 tbsp peanut butter, softened in microwave


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Grease an 8×8 baking pan.

In a large bowl, stir together the pumpkin puree and lemon zest

Mix in the brownie mix – just the box mix, no eggs or oil – and combine well. It will be a rather thick batter. Spread the batter evenly into the baking pan. Put the peanut butter in the microwave for about 30 seconds to soften it. Top the batter in the pan with dollops of peanut butter. You can draw a knife through the dough and peanut butter to create a design. Bake for 25- 30 minutes. Let cool before cutting.


Thanks Dr Oz