Cream Cheese Brownies

Enjoy these delicious cheese filled chocolate brownies - perfect dessert to impress your guests.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 3 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 48

Ingredients

Cream Cheese Filling

2
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup sugar
2
teaspoons vanilla
1
large egg

Brownies

1
cup butter or margarine
4
oz unsweetened baking chocolate
2
cups sugar
2
teaspoons vanilla
4
large eggs
1 1/2
cups all-purpose flour*
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
cup coarsely chopped nuts
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with shortening.
  • 2 In medium bowl, beat all filling ingredients with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth; set aside.
  • 3 In 1-quart saucepan, melt butter and chocolate over low heat, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; cool 5 minutes.
  • 4 In large bowl, beat chocolate mixture, sugar, vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed 1 minute, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat in flour and salt on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat on medium speed 1 minute. Stir in nuts. Spread 1 3/4 cups of the batter in pan. Spread filling over batter. Drop remaining batter in mounds randomly over filling; carefully spread to cover cream cheese layer.
  • 5 Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack, about 2 hours. For brownies, cut into 8 rows by 6 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Brownie
    Calories
    160
    (
    Calories from Fat
    100),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    11g
    11%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    85mg
    85%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    15g
    15%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    11g
    11%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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