Annamaria Settanni McDonald Recipe

Decadent Brownie Cheesecake

By Annamaria Settanni McDonald ArtByASM


Recipe Rating:
 7 Ratings
Serves:
12-16
Prep Time:
Cook Time:

Annamaria's Story

This is my favorite brownie cheesecake that I make. The combo of cheesecake and brownie is so heavenly and decadent! A family favorite too!

Ingredients

BROWNIE LAYER
1
fudge brownie mix for 13x 9 inch pan
CHEESECAKE LAYER
3
8oz. packages of cream cheese, softened
1
14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk
3
eggs
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
mini semi sweet chocolate chips
GARNISH (OPTIONAL)
1
tub of whip cream
1/2 c
mini semi sweet chocolate chips

Directions Step-By-Step

1
HEAT oven to 350°F. Spray bottom only of 9-inch springform pan with no-stick cooking spray. Prepare brownie according to package directions for chewy brownies. Reserve 3/4 cup brownie batter for cheesecake. Spread rest evenly in prepared pan.
2
BAKE 25-30 minutes or until set
3
BEAT cream cheese until fluffy in large bowl. Gradually beat in sweetened condensed milk. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. Stir in chocolate chips. Pour into prepared pan. Add a lttle less than a 1/4 cup water to reserved brownie batter and mix well. Drop spoonfuls of brownie batter randomly over cream cheese mixture. Swirl with tip of knife to create marbled effect.
4
REDUCE oven temperature to 300°F. Bake 50 minutes or until set. Cool. Chill thoroughly. Remove side of springform pan. Garnish as desired.
5
NOTE: Chocolate chips may fall to the bottom of brownie layer during baking.

About this Recipe

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