Cream Cheese Brownies

20
Servings
30m
Prep Time
40m
Cook Time
1h 10m
Ready In


"This is a modified version of a recipe originally in a Baker's Chocolate cookbook."

Original recipe yields 20 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (29.7 g)
  • Calories 109.5
  • Total Fat - 5.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 38.9 mg
  • Sodium - 107.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 12.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.4 g
  • Sugars - 7.6 g
  • Protein - 2.3 g
  • Calcium - 29.2 mg
  • Iron - 0.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Have all ingredients at room temperature by leaving them out of the refrigerator for up to an hour.

Step 2

Melt chocolate and 3 tablespoons of the butter, stirring constantly. Cool.

Step 3

To make the cheese mixture, cream remaining butter with Neufchâtel cheese until softened.

Step 4

Gradually add 1/6 cup of sugar, creaming until light and fluffy. Stir in 1 egg, 1 tablespoon of flour, and ½ teaspoon vanilla until blended.

Step 5

To make the chocolate batter, beat remaining eggs until fluffy and light in color.

Step 6

Gradually beat in the ½ cup sugar, beating until thickened.

Step 7

Stir in the baking powder, salt, and remaining ½ cup of flour.

Step 8

Blend in the cooled chocolate mixture.

Step 9

Stir in the remaining 1 teaspoon of vanilla, the optional nuts, and optional almond extract.

Step 10

Spread ½ of the chocolate batter in a greased 8"x8" (or 9"x9") pan.

Step 11

Spread the cheese mixture over the top.

Step 12

Drop the remaining chocolate batter from a tablespoon over the top, swirl with spatula just to marble.

Step 13

Bake at 350' 35-40 minutes.

Step 14

Cool in pan, then cut into 20 pieces, 2"x1½" pieces.

Tips & Variations


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