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July Baking Challenge

Recipe By Tessa Arias
July 1st, 2019

Announcing the official recipe for the July Baking Challenge! All of the details and rules for how to participate in the challenge for a chance to win one of the PRIZES are detailed below.

Today I’m announcing the recipe for the July Baking Challenge.

Last month’s Raspberry Lemonade Cheesecake Challenge was one of our most beautiful challenges to date! I loved seeing all your fresh and vibrant raspberry swirls.

Stay tuned for a recap post on that challenge soon, where I’ll also be announcing the winners.

This month I took a poll on which recipe you’d like to see most. Originally I had planned on doing a chocolate zucchini cake, but my new brownie recipe proved to be my most popular new post of late.

Here were the results of the polls across Instagram and my Facebook Community:

801 votes for Peanut Butter Stuffed Brownies


458 votes for Easy Chocolate Zucchini Cake

So, needless to say, July’s recipe pick is…

Peanut Butter Stuffed Brownies!

These brownies are AMAZING. Ultra fudgy with a thick layer of pure gooey peanut butter in the center. If you can’t have or don’t like peanut butter, feel free to replace with a peanut-free alternative or use NUTELLA instead!

Here’s how to participate in this challenge:

(Read completely!)

Step 1: Make a batch of Peanut Butter Stuffed Brownies.

Step 2: Take a photo of your brownies and share it before July 31st 11:59pm MST.

Here’s how to share your photo:

Click here to access the challenge landing page. This is where you can get all the latest details, enter the challenge, and see other entries.

Click the button that says “SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY” – this will pop up a little widget where you can submit your photo:

  • You can select your entry photo from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, OR upload directly from your computer, tablet, or smart phone.

There’s also an optional bonus entries to increase your chances of winning! Simply leave a star recipe rating comment on the blog post using the same name and email you use to submit your photo.


Every person who submits a photo following those directions will be entered into a random giveaway to win one of TWO $75 digital gift cards.

Anyone who can shop with Amazon around the world is eligible to win. I will purchase the gift card through your country’s Amazon website in the equivalent of $75 USD value according to current market rates.

The two winners will be selected randomly; so don’t worry about taking a perfect picture. Your photos may be put on display to share with my entire audience – that’s hundreds of thousands of people! I will email the winners. Winner must reply within 2 business days or a new winner will be chosen. Official rules are listed in the entry widget.

So what do you think? Are you up for the challenge? I can’t wait to see your brownies 🙂

About Tessa...

I share trusted baking recipes your friends will LOVE alongside insights into the science of sweets. I'm a professionally trained chef, cookbook author, and cookie queen. I love to write about all things sweet, carb-y, and homemade. I live in Phoenix, Arizona (hence the blog name!)

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    Michelle — July 1, 2019 at 12:12 pm

    I am so excited to make these brownies! I have really been loving all of your challenge recipes!

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      Tessa Arias — July 2, 2019 at 8:54 am

      Yay! I’m so happy to hear that 🙂

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    raka — July 8, 2019 at 2:15 am

    look so delicious, and definetly gonna save it for later. gonna make it with my mom.. keep up the good work mam

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    laura lasson — November 4, 2019 at 11:24 pm

    This recipe of peanut butter stuffed brownies is so great and the brownies look so yum. I’ll surely be making these yummy brownies on Sunday fro my family and I’m sure they will be surprised because frankly speaking, I’m not really good at all of this haha! Wish me luck.

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