Simple Brownie Cream Cheese Squares

Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 25 mins

A mix makes this pretty domino colored square an easy to prepare addition to your Christmas tray. No frosting required.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. NOTE: Your purchased brownie mix should make an 8x8 pan, and you will need 2 of these for an 11x16 pan. The above ingredients for the brownies were those particular to my mix, just follow the directions on the back of the box. The cream cheese, while swirled in slightly, should remain on top as this is your "frosting".
  2. With a wooden spoon, beat brownie mix,
  3. eggs, oil and water together.
  4. Spoon into a Pam sprayed 11x16 pan.
  5. Beat softend cream cheese, eggs, and vanilla together until smooth.
  6. In a small dish, stir the sugar and flour together, then beat into the cream cheese mixture.
  7. Drop spoonfuls of this topping onto the unabaked brownie.
  8. Run a knife across and down the mixture until it is marbeled over the brownie.
  9. Sprinkle with mini chocolate chips.
  10. Bake at 350 for 25 to 30 minutes, until set.
  11. Chill unitil firm, cut 6 down and 10 across.


Most Helpful

Very good, and pretty easy. Everyone liked these. They came out very fudgy and chewy/chocolaty. However, I was disappointed that the cheesecake was barely, discernable if at all. Mostly I only tasted the chocolate/brownie flavor and not much cheesecake flavor at all. Still yummy. 1 cup of mini morsels is a lot. Could probably reduce that some...maybe 3/4 cup would be enough.

MathMom.calif December 25, 2006

These were absolutely delicious! Unlike the other reviewer, I had no trouble making these at all. I did have a smaller pan and had a hard time getting them done but it was my fault and I know that. What I did was actually cut all the done brownie off and recooked the rest. I don't know if that's allowed in the great world of cooking, but I was able to salvage some more of the mix. My sister said they were the best brownies she had had in a long time. They were not only good, they looked good! Thanks Chef Dee for yet another great dessert!

Chef Mommie January 03, 2006

Made these this morning and served some tonite and they were a raving HIT!!! Sooo creamy and chocolaty. I must said they were worth the time to make and although it starts as a box mix, they were troublesome to make. I got to the point when mixing the brownie part that it was impossible to add all of the mix. I added another 1/4 cup of water and still left out about 1/4 cup of the mix. It was also difficult to cut the topping through the brownie mix and most of it remained on top. Nevertheless, they were a joy for the taste buds. Oh, make sure they are VERY chilled before you try to cut them.

Happy Harry #2 December 09, 2005

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