Creamy Cashew Brownies

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by looneytunesfan

The brownies have a fudge-like texture and a rich cream cheese topping. Cashews and a hot fudge swirl make these pretty bars special.

Top Review by AmyZoe

I found this recipe in Taste of Home Contest Winning Recipes 2010. I love the cream cheese frosting--this is a great way to doctor up a brownie mix. Thank you for sharing this wonderful simple recipe that looks like you spent all day in the kitchen.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the brownie mix, water, oil and egg. Stir in chips.
  3. Spread into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan. Bake for 25-27 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean (do not overbake). Cool on a wire rack.
  4. For topping, in a large mixing bowl beat the cream cheese, confectioners' sugar and vanilla until smooth. Spread over brownies.
  5. Sprinkle with cashews; drizzle with hot fudge topping. Refrigerate before cutting.
  6. Store in the refrigerator.

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