Cream Cheese Brownies

Jami Collinsworth


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

How to Make Cream Cheese Brownies


  • 1For the chocolate batter, mix 1 cup flour, baking powder, salt and pecans together.
  • 2Melt the chocolate and 6 tablespoons butter in a double boiler or microwave.
  • 3Cool slightly.
  • 4Beat 4 eggs in a bowl.
  • 5Add 1/2 cups sugar gradually, beating until well mixed.
  • 6Add the chocolate mixture and mix well.
  • 7Add the flour mixture and mix well.
  • 8Stir in the almond extract and 2 teaspoons vanilla.
  • 9For the cheese topping, beat the cream cheese and 3 tablespoons butter in a mixer bowl until smooth.
  • 10Add ½ cup sugar, 2 eggs, 2 tablespoons flour and 1 teaspoon vanilla and mix well.
  • 11Pour 2/3 of the chocolate batter into a buttered and parchment-lined 9 X 12 baking pan. Spread the cream cheese topping.
  • 12Spoon the remaining chocolate batter over the cream cheese layer.
  • 13Swirl with a knife to marbleize.
  • 14Bake 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.

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About Cream Cheese Brownies

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

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