Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownie Bars

4
Annamaria Settanni McDonald

By
@ArtByASM

I made these from a recipe I stumbled upon the Internet. Oh my gosh they were so good. I never really had Red Velvet cake so I thought that this would be a great start. So good I am sure you'll love them! Photo by Baking Bites.

Rating:

★★★★★ 9 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

  • RED VELVET BROWNIE BATTER

  • 1/2 c
    butter, melted
  • 2 oz
    dark chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    red food coloring
  • 2/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • CHEESECAKE BATTER

  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/3 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1
    egg
  • 1/2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract

How to Make Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownie Bars

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Butter the bottom and sides of a 8 inch metal baking pan. Put a long piece of parchment paper in the bottom of the pan, letting the parchment extend up two sides of the pan and overhang slightly on both ends. (This will make it easy to remove the bars from the pan after they have baked.) Butter the parchment.
  2. In a small, heatproof bowl, melt butter and chocolate together. Stir until combined and very smooth. Set aside to cool for a few minutes.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, eggs, vanilla extract and red food coloring. Add chocolate mixture and stir until smooth. Add flour and salt and stir until just combined and no streaks of dry ingredients remain. Pour into prepared pan and spread into an even layer.
  4. To prepare cheesecake mixture, beat cream cheese, sugar, egg and vanilla extract in a medium bowl until smooth. Distribute the cheesecake mixture in 8 dollops over batter in the pan. Swirl in with a knife or spatula.
  5. Bake for 35-40 minutes, until brownies and cheesecake are set. A knife inserted into the cheesecake mixture should come out clean and the edges will be lightly browned.
  6. Let cool completely in pan on a cooling rack before lifting out the parchment paper to remove the brownies.

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About Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownie Bars

Course/Dish: Chocolate, Other Desserts
Hashtags: #cheesecake, #red, #velvet




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