The Best Brownies in Walt Disney World

Remember oh those many years ago when I presented you with my Top Five Disney Brownies?

Best Disney World BrowniesWell, times change… as do snacks and desserts in and around Disney World.  And now here we are celebrating a still-new year, and the brownie landscape has changed. While a few of our favorites from Round One continue to grace our list of Best Brownies, some are no longer available. (We miss you, Paw Print Brownie and Brownie Fudge Sundae!)

But fret not… there’s still no shortage of classic brownie goodness in Disney World (and some not-so-classic, as you’ll notice many of these feature a twist on tradition).

Whaddya say we make a NEW Best Brownies list?

That’s right… a new list for a new year! Grab a fork and get ready to dig into some chocolatey brownie deliciousness with me!

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Where to find the BEST brownies in Walt Disney World!

Peanut Butter Brownie with Warm Caramel Sauce

OK, this is probably the best thing you will put into your mouth all month. Let me say that I eat a lot — A LOT — of Disney food, and much of it is sweet deliciousness; but this thing took my breath away.

You can find the Peanut Butter Brownie with Warm Caramel Sauce at Sunshine Seasons in Epcot. And here’s the kicker…

Warm Peanut Butter Brownie with Warm Caramel Sauce

Warm Peanut Butter Brownie with Warm Caramel Sauce

You can find it…sometimes. Sigh. There’s always a catch isn’t there? Yep, this is considered a “seasonal dessert” at Sunshine Seasons, and while it was available for about a full year with no interruptions, we couldn’t find it for a while in late 2015. Now, however, it’s back as the Seasonal Dessert, which gives me hope that you might be able to find it on your visit!

Warm Peanut Butter Brownie -- Cross Section

Warm Peanut Butter Brownie — Cross Section

And if you find it, you must MUST try it.

Cheesecake Brownie

Fortunately, an old classic is still with us… albeit in a slightly different form these days. The Cheesecake Brownie found at the BoardWalk Bakery received a makeover of its own when the bakery reopened after a refurbishment in 2013.

Cheesecake Brownie

Cheesecake Brownie

It’s been spruced up with a bit of garnish and a sleeker look, but remains equal parts fudgy, moist brownie and rich, vanilla cheesecake, coming together for a decadent dessert explosion!

Cheesecake Brownie

Cheesecake Brownie

In my opinion, it actually came back even better than the original version… and that was pretty great, too!

Candy Bar Brownie and Peanut Butter Brownie

Is it cheating to give TWO “brownie points” (Bah-DUM-Pah!) to The Mara at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge? Because I just can’t bring up one without the other when I’m discussing the Candy Bar Brownie or the Peanut Butter Brownie.

Peanut Butter and Candy Bar Brownies

Peanut Butter and Candy Bar Brownies

Both share the same, dense, circular brownie base. But from here, it’s your choice — do you want to go with the light-textured slightly salty peanut butter icing on top of the Peanut Butter Brownie (my personal favorite of the two)…

Peanut Butter Brownie

Peanut Butter Brownie

…or the sweet-on-top-of-sweet-on-top-of-sweet of the Candy Bar Brownie, featuring a rich chocolate ganache under all those candy toppings and icing drizzle (just LOOK at all those Butterfinger chunks amidst the M&Ms and chocolate chips!)?

Candy Bar Brownie

Candy Bar Brownie

Either way, do yourself a favor and grab some Mickey milk to go along with it!

Peanut Butter Brownie with Mickey milk

Peanut Butter Brownie with Mickey milk

White Chocolate Chip Brownie

Starring Rolls Cafe in Disney’s Hollywood Studios has earned quite the rep for show-stopping cupcakes, so sometimes this gem of a brownie treat can be overlooked. The White Chocolate Chip Brownie, though, keeps its spot on the list of Best Brownies.

White Chocolate Brownie

White Chocolate Brownie

That’s due the extra sweet, generous amount of white chocolate chips balancing the fudgy, darker chocolate frosting topping the whole thing.

White Chocolate Brownie

White Chocolate Brownie

It’s a chocoholics dream dessert, so if you’ve missed this in previous trips to the Studios, you might want to remedy that in the new year.

Brownie Creme Sandwich

Another oldie, but goodie! The Brownie Creme Sandwich at Earl of Sandwich looks deceptively simple in comparison to some of the other brownies on our list. But therein lies the beauty…

Brownie Sandwich with Vanilla Frosting

Brownie Sandwich with Vanilla Frosting

Because between two rather ordinary-looking brownie circles is a thick layer of vanilla buttercream frosting, making the whole thing resemble a Whoopie Pie, but with a dense brownie base instead of a soft cookie. Brilliant!

PB Brownie Sandwich at Earl of Sandwich

PB Brownie Sandwich at Earl of Sandwich

Now here is something very important to note: we’ve noticed this one comes on and off the menu over the years as well, and on our most recent visit it was there… but that’s not always the case. So if ol’ Earl has one for ya when you stop by Disney Springs, be sure to get it while the gettin’s good!

Brownie A La Mode

Ah, Beaches and Cream…  any time I bring up this old fashioned diner and ice cream parlor located at Disney’s Beach Club Resort, I typically mention a couple of their standout sundaes. You know, gems like the No Way Jose.

But the Brownie a la Mode is nothing to shake a stick at. In fact, when I was considering which brownies to include on this list, this one came to mind immediately: a rich brownie drenched in hot fudge sauce and topped with a generous scoop of vanilla ice cream. And what dessert at Beaches and Cream is complete without whipped cream AND a cherry on top? Add a few chocolate sprinkles for good measure and Voila!

The Perfect Sundae

The Perfect Sundae

Now, here’s my little secret that lands this one on the list: thanks to the wide variety of sundaes at Beaches and Cream, they carry pretty much every ice cream topping you can possibly imagine. So, when I order my Brownie a la Mode, I make a special request for Peanut Butter Sauce to be added as a topping every time. If you’re a PB lover like me, I highly suggest you do the same! Or perhaps you’d rather try it with Caramel Sauce? You’re in luck there, too. Just ask!

The key — as you can see from the photo above — is to ask for a LOT OF PEANUT BUTTER SAUCE. As in you’ll have to order about 10 extra cherry cokes to wash it all down. Ahhhh…nothing better.

And what the heck, while we’re at Beaches and Cream and all ;) … though it’s not a brownie, per se, if you’re a brownie fan, you’ve simple gotta try the Chocolate Lovers’ Kitchen Sink.

The Chocolate Lover's Kitchen Sink

The Chocolate Lovers’ Kitchen Sink

Yep… there’s a chocolate-only version of the World Famous Beaches and Cream concoction, the Kitchen Sink. The original version features eight scoops of ice cream entirely covered with EVERY TOPPING in the house, including one an entire can of whipped cream. It’s the same gist with the Chocolate Lovers take, but the eight ice cream scoops consist of chocolate, cookies and cream, and vanilla, and of course each and every one of the toppings is CHOCOLATE.

Chocolate Lover's Kitchen Sink Layers

Chocolate Lovers’ Kitchen Sink Layers

And, yes, that includes those four full-size BROWNIES you may have spied with your little eye… so it super belongs on this list ;).

The “Grey Stuff”

Now, our final spot on the list is taken by an item that is only available during one meal at Be Our Guest Restaurant. If you dine in the Beast’s Castle for dinner, then you’ll notice The Grey Stuff on the menu for your dessert options. While it’s described as having a “Chocolate Shell,” that shell is a brownie-cake base. (During lunch, you’ll find The Grey Stuff topping the Master’s Cupcake.)

Grey Stuff Brownie

The Grey Stuff

Now, honestly, it’s not the ultimate brownie base, as it doesn’t have the moist, gooey quality of a truly great brownie. But entirely covering the base is, naturally, The Grey Stuff: a cookies-and-cream whipped panna cotta that is, indeed, DELICIOUS. And since a dinner reservation at Be Our Guest Restaurant remains a hot ticket (even with the recent Table Service addition of the Jungle Navigation Co., Ltd. Skipper Canteen to Magic Kingdom), we’d be remiss if we didn’t include this one in our Brownie top picks.

Plus, we’d hate to disappoint Lumiere. He only lives to serve, after all!

So, there you have it! That’s my list of the Best Brownies in Walt Disney World! Which one is on yours?

Make sure to watch our video on the BEST brownies in Walt Disney World!

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Comments

  1. Emily Bovshow says

    I need to try all of these!! Another brownie favorite of mine at WDW is the warm brownie sundae at Ghirardelli in Disney Springs!

  2. Matt says

    Ha! We were at WDW last week and we FINALLY were able to try goodies from Karamell Kuche at Epcot (because it wasn’t busy and I refuse to wait a super long time for treats because I have no patience – lol). One of the items was a brownie drizzled in caramel. We were a little sad about it. The brownie was dry, and we honestly could barely taste the caramel. I’m a brownie fanatic too so I was pretty disappointed. All of the ones you’ve shown above look fantastic! We’ll be back in April and hope to try at least one of these!

  3. says

    Matt — YES! The Karamell Kuche brownie is a super disappointment. I’ve reviewed it here on the blog. I was so sad about it.

  4. Sheri says

    I have been lucky enough to dine for dinner at be our guest and order the grey stuff. It was beyond anything I was expecting. I thought it was going to be a kitchy little dessert based on the name but it was one of the best chocolate ANYTHING I have had!

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