Marble Cream Cheese Brownies

Recipe by Steve P.
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READY IN: 50mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Melt chocolate and 3 of the tablespoons of butter in a small sauce pan over very low heat, stirring constantly.
  • Cool and set aside.
  • Blend remaining butter with cream cheese until softened.
  • Gradually add 1/4 cup of sugar, beating well.
  • Blend in 1 egg, 1 Tbs flour, and 1/2 tsp vanilla; set aside.
  • Beat 2 eggs until thick and light in color.
  • Gradually add 3/4 cup of sugar, beating until thickened.
  • Add baking powder, salt, and 1/2 cup of flour.
  • Blend in cooled chocolate mixture and nuts, 1 tsp vanilla and 1/4 tsp almond extract.
  • Spread 1/2 the chocolate batter in a greased 8 or 9-inch square pan.
  • Add cheese mixture, spreading evenly over the chocolate batter.
  • Top with tablespoons of the remaining chocolate batter dotted all over the top of the cream cheese layer.
  • Zigzag a wide knife through the batter to marble swirl it.
  • Bake at 350ºF for 35 to 40 minutes, or until top springs back when lightly pressed in the center.
  • Cool cut in bars or squares.
  • Makes 16 to 20.
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