Cherry-Topped Brownie Dessert Squares

Luscious fudge brownies, cream cheese frosting filling and cherry topping add up to a sinfully delicious dessert!

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 3 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 16

Ingredients

Brownies

1
box (1 lb 2.3 oz) fudge brownie mix
2/3
cup oil
1/4
cup water
2
eggs

Filling

2
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1
container (1 lb) vanilla ready-to-spread frosting
1
teaspoon almond extract

Topping

1
can (21 oz) cherry pie filling, chilled
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with shortening. In large bowl, stir brownie ingredients until well blended with spoon. Spread in pan.
  • 2 Bake 24 to 26 minutes or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from side of pan comes out almost clean. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat filling ingredients until smooth. Spread over cooled brownies. Cover; refrigerate at least 2 hours or until set.
  • 4 To serve, spoon pie filling over top. Cut into squares.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    480
    (
    Calories from Fat
    240),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    27g
    27%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    Trans Fat
    2 1/2g
    2 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    60mg
    60%;
    Sodium
    270mg
    270%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    55g
    55%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    44g
    44%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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