Peanut Butter Cheesecake Brownie Bars

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Recipe by Kittencal@recipezazz

For all you peanut butter chocolate lovers, these are wonderful!

Top Review by MARIA MAC *

PERFECT brownies. Peanut butter, cheesecake and brownies all in one. How can you go wrong with this. Thanks Kitten for another wonderful dessert.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Set oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Butter a 9 x 9-inch square cake pan.
  3. In the microwave or double boiler, melt the chocolate chips and the 1/2 cup butter.
  4. Transfer to a medium bowl; stir in the milk.
  5. Beat in eggs and vanilla until smooth; set aside.
  6. In another bowl, sift together sugar, flour and cocoa powder.
  7. Pour the melted chocolate mixture over dry ingredients, and mix until well blended.
  8. Measure out 1/4 cup of the batter; set aside.
  9. Spread out the remaining batter in the bottom of the greased pan.
  10. To make the topping: melt the peanut butter chips in the microwave, or over double boiler; set aside.
  11. In a medium bowl, beat together the cream cheese, sugar, flour, egg and milk or half and half (if using).
  12. Pour the cream cheese mixture into the melted peanut butter chips; beat until smooth.
  13. Spoon the cheesecake batter over the brownie layer in the pan, covering well.
  14. Drop teaspoonfuls of the remaining 1/4 cup brownie batter over the top, and swirl with a knife to create a marble effect.
  15. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 35-40 minutes, or until set (don't over bake!).
  16. Cool completely before cutting.

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