Orange Cream Cheese Brownies

Recipe by Mom2Rose
READY IN: 1hr 30mins


  • 1
    (19 ounce) package betty crocker supreme dark chocolate brownie mix (with dark chocolate syrup pouch)
  • 14
    cup water
  • 12
    cup vegetable oil
  • 4
    ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2
    tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate (thawed)
  • yellow food coloring
  • red food coloring
  • 12
    cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1
    tablespoon shortening


  • Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • Grease (or use cooking spray) bottom of 13x9-inch rectangular pan.
  • Stir brownie mix, chocolate syrup, water, oil and 2 eggs for fudgelike brownies (or 3 eggs for cakelike brownies) in medium bowl, using spoon, until well blended.
  • Spread in pan.
  • Bake 27 to 29 minutes or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from side of pan comes out clean or almost clean.
  • Cool completely.
  • Stir cream cheese, powdered sugar, orange juice, 4 drops yellow food color and 2 drops red food color until smooth and spreadable; spread over brownies.
  • Place chocolate chips and shortening in small microwavable bowl.
  • Microwave uncovered on Medium (50%) about 2 minutes or until mixture can be stirred smooth.
  • Drizzle over brownies.
  • Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until cream cheese and chocolate are set.
  • For 36 brownies, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.
  • Cover and refrigerate any remaining brownies.