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Cream Cheese Brownies I

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"These are great with Cream Cheese Frosting."
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Ingredients

55 m servings 139
Original recipe yields 18 servings (18 bars)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease 9 inch square baking pan.
  2. In top of a double boiler, melt chocolate chips and shortening, stirring frequently until smooth. Pour into a large bowl, and mix in sugar, cream cheese, and eggs. Stir in vanilla and almond extracts. Gradually mix in flour, baking powder and salt. Fold in almonds and pour the batter into pan.
  3. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes in the preheated oven, until toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Let cool in pan before cutting into bars.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 139 calories; 7.5 16.5 2.3 34 65 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I put in 2 eggs for a thicker consistency. 3 eggs is cake-like, yes, but this recipe was intended to be that way...it's just preference. Also, I left out the nuts...doesn't matter what kind yo...

Most helpful critical review

This is a tasty recipe and very moist, but not what I really look for in a brownie. First, it's a very light chocolate in color and taste. It's also very cakey, probably due to the three eggs. I...

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I put in 2 eggs for a thicker consistency. 3 eggs is cake-like, yes, but this recipe was intended to be that way...it's just preference. Also, I left out the nuts...doesn't matter what kind yo...

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This is a tasty recipe and very moist, but not what I really look for in a brownie. First, it's a very light chocolate in color and taste. It's also very cakey, probably due to the three eggs. I...

I baked it in a single 9" round cake pan and it baked just fine at the directed time. With mini chocolate chips sprinkled on top it looked & tasted like a thick cookie; light & chocolaty. And ...

LOVED this recipe. I doubled the recipe and reduced the egg by one. It was so good it didn't need frosting!

Made it as written and loved it! Next time I will only add 2 eggs though since I like my brownies a bit gooier. Also, I know this is a brownie, not broccoli, but watch out for the calorie count ...

Very good recipe. I went off of what other reviewers said and only used 2 eggs for a less cake-y brownie. I also used bakers chocolate instead of choco chips because it's what I had (3 squares =...