German Cream Cheese Brownies

Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

Delicious, easy to make brownies with swirls of rich cream cheese throughout them.
Photo from Food.com.


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Serves:

16 squares

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 pkg
(4 ounces) german's chocolate
5 Tbsp
butter
1 pkg
(3 ounces) cream cheese
1 c
sugar
3
eggs
1/2 c
plus 1 tbsp. flour, unsifted
1-1/2 tsp
vanilla
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 c
chopped nuts
1/4 tsp
almomd extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Melt chocolate and 3 tbsp. butter over very low heat, stirring constantly.
Cool.
2
Cream remaining butter with the cream cheese until softened.
Gradually add 1/4 cup sugar, creaming until light and fluffy.
Stir in one egg, 1 tbsp. flour and 1/2 tsp. vanilla until blended. Set aside.
Beat remaining eggs until fluffy and light in color.
Gradually add remaining 3/4 cup sugar, beating until thickened.
3
Fold in baking powder, salt and remaining 1/2 cup flour.
Blend in cooled chocolate mixture.
Stir in nuts, almond extract and remaining 1 tsp. vanilla.
Measure 1 cup chocolate batter and set aside.
4
Spread remaining chocolate batter in a greased 8 or 9 inch square pan.
Pour cheese mixture over the top.
Drop measured chocolate from tablespoon onto the cheese mixture; swirl the mixtures together with a spatula just to marble.
5
Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes.
Cool. Cut into bars or squares.
Cover and store in refrigerator.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American