Total Time
1hr
Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins

The original version of this recipe appeared in the May 1979 issue of Bon Appetit.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Melt chocolate and 3 Tbsp butter in a small saucepan over very low heat, stirring constantly, and set aside to cool.
  2. Blend remaining butter with cream cheese until soft and creamy.
  3. Gradually add 1/4 cup sugar, beating well.
  4. Blend in 1 egg, 1 Tbsp flour and 1/2 Tsp vanilla, and set aside.
  5. Beat remaining 2 eggs until thick and light in color.
  6. Gradually add remaining 3/4 cup sugar, beating until thickened.
  7. Add baking powder, salt and 1/2 cup flour.
  8. Stir in chocolate, 1 Tsp vanilla and nuts.
  9. Spread about half of the chocolate batter in a greased 8-9" square pan.
  10. Spread the cheese mixture evenly over the top.
  11. Drop tablespoonfuls of remaining chocolate batter on top.
  12. Zigzag a spatula through the batter to marble.
  13. Bake at 350 degrees F for 35-40 minutes or until top springs back when lightly pressed in the center.
  14. Cool, and cut into bars.

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