Bodacious Brownies

Recipe by Vicki in CT
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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Microwave first 3 ingredients until melted. Cool slightly.
  • Beat cream cheese and 1/4 cup butter at medium speed until creamy. Gradually add 1/2 cup sugar. Add 2 eggs, 1 at a time. Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla. Fold in 2 tablespoons flour and 1/2 cup chocolate morsels.
  • In a separate bowl beat remaining four eggs and add 1 1/2 cups sugar. Add melted chocolate mixture and 2 tsp vanilla. Add 1 cup flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir in remaining 1 cup chocolate morsels.
  • Reserve 3 cups of chocolate batter. Pour remaining chocolate batter into a 13 X 9 inch greased pan. Pour cream cheese batter over this. Top with remaining chocolate batter. Swirl with knife.
  • Bake at 325 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes until toothpick comes out clean.
  • Serve with caramel and chocolate sauce. Spread a thin layer of caramel sauce on bottom of plate. Place brownie square in center. With chocolate sauce squirt dots around brownie. Using a toothpick pull through to make a swirl design.
  • Chocolate Sauce: Bring cream to boil in heavy sauce pan. Remove from heat. Add chocolate and stir until melted. Place in squirt bottle to swirl into caramel sauce.
  • Caramel Sauce: Melt butter in heavy sauce pan over medium heat. Add sugar and stir constantly. After mixture boils, add cream and vanilla. Remove from heat.
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