Almond Cheesecake Brownies

Lauren Mitchell


It's my two favorite treats together, I couldn't ask for anything more.

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30 Min
35 Min


1 1/4 c
3/4 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
1 1/2 stick
butter, softened
semi-sweet baking chocolate
3/4 c
cocoa, unsweetened
2 c
5 large
2 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 1/2 8-oz pkg
cold cream cheese
3/4 tsp
almond extract


1Preheat oven to 350. Grease a 13" by 9" baking pan. In a small bowl, combine flour, salt and baking powder.
2In a heavy 4-quart saucepan, melt butter and chocolate over low heat, add cocoa powder. Remove from heat. Beat in 1 1/2 cups of sugar with a wooden spoon. Add 4 eggs and 2 teaspoons of vanilla, Beat until well blended. Stir in flour mixture until just combine.
3In a medium bowl, with a mixer on medium speed, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually beat in remaining 1/2 cup sugar and 1 egg, almond extract and remaining 1/2 vanilla extract, until just blended.
4Spread 1 1/2 cups of brownie mixture in to your prepared baking pan. Spoon cream cheese mixture in 6 large dollops on top of brownie mixture. Spoon the remaining brownie mixture on to and around the cream cheese.
5With the tip of a knife cut and twist through the mixture to create a marbled effect.
6Bake until a toothpick inserted comes out almost clean, 35-40 minutes. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack.
7When cool, cut lengthwise into 4 strips and then cut crosswise into 6 strips. Make 24 brownies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate