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Cream Cheese Brownies

These Cream Cheese Brownies come together so easily! Made with a one-bowl brownie batter and then marbled with a cream cheese mixture, you're likely to be won over by these cheesecake brownies for a regular brownie!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheesecake brownies, cream cheese brownies
Servings: 12
Calories: 429kcal
Author: Alyona's Cooking

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter or margarine softened
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Cheesecake Swirl

  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Pre-heat the oven to 350° F and lightly grease a 13 by 9-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Cream the butter and sugar; beat in eggs and vanilla. Add cocoa, then the flour and salt. Beat well then pour the brownie batter into the prepared pan.
  • Mix the cheesecake swirl ingredients until creamy and dollop mixture over brownie batter.
  • Carefully cut through the batter using a sharp knife to make swirls. Not too much because it will look messy.
  • Bake in the pre-heated oven for 25-30 minutes or until edges look crisp and center is barely set.

Notes

To make dark brownies use half dark and half unsweetened cocoa powder for the amount of cocoa called for. 1/4 cup is equivalent to 4 TBSP.
Bake brownies for no more than 25 minutes for fudgy brownies.

Nutrition

Calories: 429kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 127mg | Potassium: 89mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 785IU | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1.3mg