Broadway Brownie Bars

Recipe by Juenessa
READY IN: 55mins




  • Beat (6 ounces) 3/4 cup cream cheese at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth.
  • Add 1/2 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, 1/4 cup butter, 1 egg, and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla; beat until blended.
  • Set cream cheese batter aside.
  • Microwave 1/2 cup butter and 1 square unsweetened chocolate in a 1-quart microwave-safe bowl at HIGH 1 minute or until melted, stirring once.
  • In another bowl, beat 2 eggs at medium speed, and gradually add remaining 1 cup sugar, beating well.
  • Add 1 teaspoon vanilla extract to the egg/sugar mixture, and beat until blended.
  • Add 1 cup flour and baking powder to the egg/sugar/vanilla mixture, beating well.
  • Add melted chocolate to the egg/sugar/vanilla/flour mixture, and beat until chocolate batter is blended.
  • Stir in 1 cup chopped walnuts.
  • Pour chocolate batter into a greased 13- x 9-inch pan.
  • Top with cream cheese batter.
  • Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup chopped walnuts and the one cup of chocolate chips.
  • Bake at 350° for 24-28 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with marshmallows, and bake 2 more minutes.
  • Combine remaining 1/4 cup butter, remaining 1/4 cup cream cheese, remaining 1 square unsweetened chocolate, and milk in a saucepan.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until butter and chocolate melt.
  • Stir in powdered sugar and remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla. (If frosting is too thick, add a tad more milk until desired spreading consistency).
  • Drizzle or spread over brownies.
  • Chill; cut into squares.