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Dr Pepper Brownies

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These ooey-gooey Dr Pepper brownies are full of rich chocolate flavor and are sweet treat that you'll love baking!
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  1. Dr Pepper Brownies Ingredients
  2. How To Make This Dr Pepper Brownies Recipe
  3. How To Serve
  4. Storage
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These super moist homemade Dr Pepper brownies are the best brownies to satisfy your chocolate craving. They are such a rich and decadent dessert that you’ll want to eat the whole pan.

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Dr Pepper Brownies Ingredients

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You’ll need:

  • 1 box milk chocolate brownie mix
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup Dr Pepper
  • ¾ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

SUBSTITUTIONS AND ADDITIONS

DR PEPPER: Add a hint of cherry in your brownies with cherry Dr Pepper instead of regular.

TOPPINGS: You can go as simple as a dusting of powdered sugar or as fancy as a scoop of ice cream and hot fudge on top of these decadent brownies.

CHOCOLATE CHIPS: Instead of semi-sweet chocolate chips, you could try a different type of chips such as white chocolate, peanut butter, or even larger chocolate chunks.

How To Make This Dr Pepper Brownies Recipe

STEP ONE: Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 9 x 9-inch baking dish with parchment paper.

OUR RECIPE DEVELOPER SAYS

Lining the pan with parchment paper or aluminum foil will allow you to lift the entire baked brownies out of the pan for easier cutting once cooled. You can also grease the pan instead.

STEP TWO: In a large bowl, combine the box of brownie mix, eggs, vegetable oil, Dr Pepper, semi-sweet chocolate chips, and vanilla extract. Mix brownie batter well.

PRO TIP:

Don’t follow the instructions on the cake mix box regarding additional ingredients. We have replaced those here with eggs, oil, and Dr Pepper.

Here’s a fabulous baker’s secret: Coating the chocolate chips in flour before folding them into the batter will prevent them from sinking to the bottom of your brownies. They will remain suspended in the batter while baking.

brownie ingredients combined in a bowl

STEP THREE: Pour batter into the prepared pan.

STEP FOUR: Bake at 350°F for 32 minutes or until a toothpick comes out almost clean.

brownie batter poured into a baking dish then baked

STEP FIVE: Let brownies cool.

STEP SIX: Lift the cooled brownies out of the pan using the sides of the parchment paper. Cut into squares before serving.

How To Serve

A scoop of vanilla ice cream, a drizzle of hot fudge sauce, and a dollop of whipped cream is just the right way to finish off this perfect brownie recipe.

For more easy brownie recipes, check out our coconut brownies and chocolate covered strawberry brownies.

Storage

AT ROOM TEMPERATURE: Store cut brownie squares in an airtight container at room temperature, they’re best eaten within 1 to 2 days.

IN THE FREEZER: A whole pan’s worth of this Dr Pepper brownies recipe, uncut and well wrapped in plastic, will keep in the freezer for up to 3 months. Cut into squares before serving.

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These simple, tasty Dr Pepper brownies are a must-have favorite. They’re loaded with chocolate and Dr Pepper for the perfect sweet treat that will satisfy even the biggest sweet tooth.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Can I use diet Dr Pepper for this recipe?

We don’t recommend using the diet version of Dr Pepper as it will change the flavor of the brownies.

Can I use my own homemade brownies recipe for these brownies?

The boxed brownie mix makes this recipe very easy, but if you prefer to make your own brownies, you can. Dr Pepper replaces the water in the boxed brownie mix, so make sure you replace an equivalent liquid in your homemade brownies with Dr Pepper.

Do I have to refrigerate these brownies?

You can store your brownies on the counter for 1 to 2 days or in the freezer for 3 months.

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Dr Pepper Brownies

5 from 4 votes
These ooey-gooey Dr Pepper brownies are full of rich chocolate flavor and are sweet treat that you'll love baking!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 32 minutes
Total Time 37 minutes
Servings 9

Ingredients
  

  • 1 box milk chocolate brownie mix
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup Dr Pepper
  • ¾ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a 9 x 9-inch non-stick baking pan with parchment paper.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine brownie mix, eggs, vegetable oil, Dr Pepper, semi-sweet chocolate chips, and vanilla extract. Mix together well.
  • Pour into the prepared baking pan.
  • Bake for 32 minutes or until a toothpick comes out almost clean.
  • Let brownies cool.
  • Remove from the pan using the parchment paper and slice before serving.

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Notes

  • Lining the pan with parchment paper or aluminum foil will allow you to lift the entire baked brownies out of the pan for easier cutting once cooled. You can also grease the pan instead.
  • Don’t follow the instructions on the cake mix box regarding additional ingredients. We have replaced those here with eggs, oil, and Dr Pepper. 
  • Here’s a fabulous baker’s secret: Coating the chocolate chips in flour before folding them into the batter will prevent them from sinking to the bottom of your brownies. They will remain suspended in the batter while baking.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 459kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 182mg | Potassium: 99mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 3mg
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  1. Cheryl Davitz says

    If I used a 13×9 box mix do I double everything? My Publix right now is only offering 13×9. I’m doing chemo and shop by delivery.

    Thanks!