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    27 Next-Level Brownies You Need In Your Life

    Cakey vs. fudgy is for beginners.

    Recipes originally appeared on Spoon University.

    1. Peanut Butter Cup Fudge Brownies


    A match made in heaven. Make yours like this.

    2. Low-Calorie Brownie Batter Pancakes

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    130 calories to be exact. Recipe here.

    3. 3-Ingredient Nutella Brownies

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    Bonus: Your kitchen will smell like Nutella. Recipe here.

    4. Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies


    A hybrid of three of your favorite sweets: red velvet cake, cheesecake, and brownies. Recipe here.

    5. Brownie Truffles

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    Put the leftover dining hall brownies to good use with this recipe.

    6. Brownie Ice Cream Sandwich

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    For best results, we recommend using cookie dough ice cream. Make yours like this.

    7. Waffle Brownies

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    The waffle iron is literally the greatest kitchen appliance of all time. Make yours like this.

    8. Mint Cookies ’N Cream Brownie Pie

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    Little leprechauns will do a happy dance after you make this. Recipe here.

    9. Guilt-Free Greek Yogurt Brownies

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    Eat the whole pan, it doesn't even matter. Recipe here.

    10. Marshmallow Fluff Brownies

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    Made with marshmallows AND marshmallow fluff. Make yours like this.

    11. Boozy Guinness Brownies With Whiskey Caramel Glaze

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    Booze and brownies, best combo out here. Learn more here.

    12. Chocolate Brownie Cookies

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    We dare you to eat just one. Make yours like this.

    13. Chocolate Mousse Brownie Shots


    Alcohol isn’t the only thing you should be putting in your shot glasses. Recipe here.

    14. 2-Minute Mug Brownie


    There's something magical about a single-serving dessert that you get all to yourself. Make yours like this.

    15. Caramel-Stuffed Brownies


    These brownies filled with caramel are better than your boyfriend. Recipe here.

    16. Flourless Fudge Brownie

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    Made of straight-up unadulterated cocoa. Recipe here.

    17. Fluffernutter Brownie Cups

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    Make your favorite childhood sandwich in bite-size brownie form. Recipe here.

    18. Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies

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    As delicious as they are basic. Make yours like this.

    19. Sexual Brownies

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    Made with secret ingredients like coconut oil, cayenne, cinnamon, and dark chocolate, which are believed to increase sexual desire. Make yours like this and get lucky tonight.

    20. Cookie Butter 'N Cream Brownies

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    Upgrade your typical brownie with your favorite Trader Joe's spread. Recipe here.

    21. Pretzel, Marshmallow, M&M, Peppermint Brownies

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    The perfect dumping ground for any leftover chocolate candy. Make yours like this.

    22. Easy Brownie Parfait

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    Brownies + pudding + Cool Whip = a party in a little plastic cup. Recipe here.

    23. Gluten-Free Banana Chocolate Chip Brownies

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    Being gluten-free never tasted so good. Make yours like this.

    24. Mini Reese’s Peanut Butter Brownie Cupcakes

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    Now you get to decide the chocolate to peanut butter ratio. Recipe here.

    25. Cookie Dough Brownies


    For when you can't decide if you're craving brownie batter or cookie dough. Recipe here.

    26. Brownie S'mores

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    Why use a chocolate bar when you can swap it out for a gooey brownie? Make yours like this.

    27. Peppermint Brownie Cupcakes

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    Doesn't have to be Christmas to throw back a few of these. Here's how.