Peanut Butter Crunch Cake

Mandy Holmes


This is a wonderful snack cake from Taste of Home that we've enjoyed for years. It's a sweet treat that packs nicely into lunches and sells quickly at bake sales.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
45 Min


  • 1
    yellow cake mix
  • 1 c
    peanut butter
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1 c
  • 3
  • 1/4 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1/2-3/4 c
    chocolate chips, divided
  • 1/2-3/4 c
    peanut butter chips, divided
  • 1/2 c
    peanuts, salted and without skins

How to Make Peanut Butter Crunch Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 13x9 baking dish. In a mixing bowl beat cake mix, peanut butter and brown sugar on low until crumbly; set aside 1/2 cup. Add water, eggs and oil to mixing bowl and blend on low until moistened; beat on high 2 minutes. Stir in 1/4 cup each of the chips.
  2. Pour into the greased baking dish. Combine the peanuts, reserved crumb mixture and remaining chips; sprinkle over the batter. Bake at 350 degrees 40-45 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

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About Peanut Butter Crunch Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes Other Snacks
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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