Scream! Cheese Swirl Brownies

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Manami

Great for Halloween party! Brownie mix and cream cheese swirl into baked classic. Betty Crocker web site. Cooling time 1 hour & chilling time, at least 1 hour.

Top Review by Marsha D.

These are delicious and easy to make! I used a chunky chunk bownie mix (what I had on hand) and only 3 drops of each food coloring. Shared them with a few friends for a halloween trick or treat dessert. Everyone loved them! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  • 2 (170.09 g) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 59.14 ml sugar
  • 0.26 ml red food coloring
  • 0.26 ml yellow food coloring
  • 2.46 ml vanilla

  • 601.00 g betty crocker supreme brownie mix (with chocolate syrup pouch)
  • 78.07 ml vegetable oil
  • 59.14 ml water
  • 2 eggs


  1. Heat oven to 350°F
  2. Grease bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray.
  3. In small bowl, beat filling ingredients with electric mixer on low speed until smooth; set aside.
  4. In large bowl, stir brownie ingredients until well blended.
  5. Spread 3/4 of brownie batter in pan.
  6. Spoon filling by tablespoonfuls evenly onto brownie batter.
  7. Spoon remaining brownie batter over filling.
  8. For marbled design, pull knife through batter and filling in wide curves; turn pan and repeat.
  9. Bake 26 to 30 minutes or until set.
  10. Cool completely at room temperature, about 1 hour.
  11. Refrigerate at least 1 hour until chilled.
  12. For brownies, cut with plastic knife into 6 rows by 4 rows.
  13. Store covered in refrigerator.
  14. *High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Follow High Altitude brownie mix directions--except add 1/4 cup flour to dry mix. Bake 32 to 36 minutes.

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