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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

    Via halfbakedharvest.com

    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

    Via stiersaesthetic.com

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

    5. Brownie Truffles

    Photo by Marci Green / Via binghamton.spoonuniversity.com

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

    6. Brownie Ice Cream Sandwich

    Photo by Phoebe Melnick / Via bu.spoonuniversity.com

    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

    Photo by Alison Mally / Via ucla.spoonuniversity.com

    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

    Photo by Vedika Luthra / Via spoonuniversity.com

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

    13. Chocolate Mousse Brownie Shots

    Via bettycrocker.com

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

    14. 2-Minute Mug Brownie

    Via yammiesnoshery.com

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

    15. Caramel-Stuffed Brownies

    Via wellplated.com

    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

    Photo by Chelsea Hawk / Via nyu.spoonuniversity.com

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

    18. Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies

    Photo by Shelby Jensen / Via spoonuniversity.com

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

    19. Sexual Brownies

    Photo by Kristine Mahan / Via bu.spoonuniversity.com

    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

    Photo by Brett Finkelstein / Via duke.spoonuniversity.com

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

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

    Kelley Buck / Via uva.spoonuniversity.com

    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

    Photo by Stephanie DeVaux / Via spoonuniversity.com

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

    24. Mini Reese’s Peanut Butter Brownie Cupcakes

    Photo by Molly Doroba / Via uiuc.spoonuniversity.com

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

    25. Cookie Dough Brownies

    Via novicehousewife.com

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

    26. Brownie S'mores

    Photo by Kathryn Stouffer / Via spoonuniversity.com

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

    27. Peppermint Brownie Cupcakes

    Roann Pao / Via cal.spoonuniversity.com

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