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Chocolate Cream Cheese Brownies

Details

Timing
Timing
Total:
Bake:
45 Min.
Prep:
17 Min.
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Yields:
24 brownies

Did you know the secret ingredient for a perfectly fudgy brownie is ... cream cheese? Trust us! When you're finished baking these Chocolate Cream Cheese Brownies, you'll find a rich, delicious dessert on your plate. Make it a double chocolate finish with a layer of Creamy Brownie Frosting and you'll never want to make brownies any other way again. So, the next time you need to prepare a crowd-pleasing dessert, give this Chocolate Cream Cheese Brownies recipe a whirl.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
17 minutes
Bake Time
45 minutes
Cool Time
2 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 cup
    butter or margarine (2 sticks), softened
  • 1 package
    cream cheese (3-oz.), softened
  • 2 cups
    sugar
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 cup
    all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 cup
    chopped nuts
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Make our Brownie Frosting to complete the recipe as shown in the image.

Directions

Equipment Needed 
Oven Oven
Baking Pan 13x9x2-Inch Baking Pan
Mixing Bowl Mixing Bowl
Mixer Mixer
Bowl Bowl
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Rubber Scraper Rubber Scraper
Wire Rack Wire Rack
1

Heat oven to 325°F. Grease bottom of 13x9x2-inch baking pan.

2

Beat butter, cream cheese and sugar in large bowl until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; gradually add to butter mixture until well blended. Stir in nuts. Spread batter in prepared pan.

3

Bake 40 to 45 minutes or just until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Prepare Brownie Frosting; spread over brownies. Cut into bars.

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