Cream Cheese Brownies

Jami Collinsworth

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@Jami



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Ingredients

1 c
unsifted flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
coarsely chopped pecans
8 oz
semisweet chocolate
6 Tbsp
butter
4
eggs
1/2 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
almond extract
2 tsp
vanilla extract
6 oz
cream cheese, softened
3 Tbsp
butter, softened
1/2 c
sugar
2
eggs
2 Tbsp
flour
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
For the chocolate batter, mix 1 cup flour, baking powder, salt and pecans together.
2
Melt the chocolate and 6 tablespoons butter in a double boiler or microwave.
3
Cool slightly.
4
Beat 4 eggs in a bowl.
5
Add 1/2 cups sugar gradually, beating until well mixed.
6
Add the chocolate mixture and mix well.
7
Add the flour mixture and mix well.
8
Stir in the almond extract and 2 teaspoons vanilla.
9
For the cheese topping, beat the cream cheese and 3 tablespoons butter in a mixer bowl until smooth.
10
Add ½ cup sugar, 2 eggs, 2 tablespoons flour and 1 teaspoon vanilla and mix well.
11
Pour 2/3 of the chocolate batter into a buttered and parchment-lined 9 X 12 baking pan. Spread the cream cheese topping.
12
Spoon the remaining chocolate batter over the cream cheese layer.
13
Swirl with a knife to marbleize.
14
Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted near the center comes out clean; do not overbake. Cool in the pan.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy