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.
Make our Brownie Frosting to complete the recipe as shown in the image.
Heat oven to 325°F. Grease bottom of 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
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.
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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