Trail Mix Brownies – Just The Good Stuff

We all love trail mix, that’s a fact – but have you ever thought of making trail mix brownies? If you’re anything like us, you go digging for the good stuff at the bottom of the trail mix bag. You know what I mean, the chocolate candies, salty peanuts and pretzels! Today the #SweetSquad is taking the good stuff and stuffing it inside this easy trail mix brownies recipe!

Trail mix brownies are full of all the good stuff you find in your trail mix, wrapped in a delicious fudgey chocolate brownie! Click to get this EASY brownie recipe!

Yes, we eventually eat the other stuff in the trail mix, and work it in between delicious bites. However, the sweet chocolate candies and the salty peanuts and pretzels are the best part, at least we think so. I love pretzel rods and couldn’t imagine not including pretzels in my trail mix brownies recipe. So for this brownie recipe I’m only including M&M’s® Milk Chocolate candies, honey roasted peanuts and salted pretzels! Yum!

Trail Mix Brownie Recipe

Trail Mix Fudge Brownies

Let’s get to what you came here for, the trail mix brownie recipe! The salty and sweet combination of these brownies are absolutely perfect! If you love salty and sweet trail mix, you’ll love these trail mix brownies! 😉 Heck, you can add anything you want, even raisins *bleck* if you want to….just cut the measurements accordingly!

Trail Mix Brownies – Just The Good Stuff

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Trail Mix Brownies – Just The Good Stuff

Delicious, easy to make trail mix brownies with just the good stuff (candy, peanuts and pretzels)

10 minPrep Time

30 minCook Time

40 minTotal Time

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  • 1 Box Pillsbury Family Size Fudge Brownie Mix
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1½ cups M&M's® Milk Chocolate candies
  • ½ cup honey roasted peanuts
  • ½ cup crunched up pretzels


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees (325 for glass or dark pan)
  • Slightly crush 1 cup of M&M's® candies
  • Slightly crush 1/4 cup honey roasted peanuts
  • Slightly crush 1/2 cup pretzels
  • Prepare brownie mix as directed on packaging (eggs, oil, water)
  • Fold M&M's® candies, peanuts and pretzels into batter
  • Grease 9x13 pan with cooking spray or grease with butter; line bottom of pan with parchment paper if desired
  • Pour batter into pan
  • Bake 28-31 min; remove from oven and top with remaining M&M's and a few extra peanuts
  • Cool completely, cut and enjoy!

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