Another variation on a popular dessert.

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
24
Yield:
2 dozen
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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9 inch square baking pan.

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  • In a double boiler, melt chocolate over low heat with 3 tablespoons of butter. Set aside to cool. In a medium bowl, mix together 2 of the eggs and sugar until thick. Stir in baking powder, salt and 1/2 cup of flour. Blend in cooled chocolate, nuts and vanilla extract. Set aside.

  • In a separate bowl, cream 2 tablespoons of butter with the cream cheese. Gradually stir in 1/4 cup of sugar. Blend in one egg,1 tablespoon of flour, and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract.

  • Spread half of the chocolate batter in a pan. Layer on all of the cream cheese batter. Spoon on the remaining chocolate batter in spots. Zigzag through batter with a knife to create a marbling effect.

  • Bake 35 to 40 minutes in the preheated oven. Let cool on wire rack before cutting into squares.

Nutrition Facts

126 calories; protein 1.9g 4% DV; carbohydrates 13.9g 5% DV; fat 7.5g 12% DV; cholesterol 33.5mg 11% DV; sodium 71.5mg 3% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (6)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
03/26/2003
My fiancé and his friends love this recipe for cream-cheese brownies. Every time they come over they always ask for it! I don't put in the Walnuts and I don't marble the brownies either: I put one layer of chocolate then one layer of cream cheese topped off with the rest of the chocolate. I thne sprinkle chocolate chips over the top before baking. If you use dark chocolate you will want to add a bit more sugar to the recipe or else it will not be as sweet. Enjoy! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
05/01/2008
okay -- I am usually really good at sorting what the problem is when something goes wrong (with baking anyway). the taste of the brownies was good but the consistency was off... I even baked it longer and it did not cook very well. I have not had this problem before so I am stumped /: Read More
(11)
10 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
03/26/2003
My fiancé and his friends love this recipe for cream-cheese brownies. Every time they come over they always ask for it! I don't put in the Walnuts and I don't marble the brownies either: I put one layer of chocolate then one layer of cream cheese topped off with the rest of the chocolate. I thne sprinkle chocolate chips over the top before baking. If you use dark chocolate you will want to add a bit more sugar to the recipe or else it will not be as sweet. Enjoy! Read More
(34)
Rating: 4 stars
02/08/2007
I used baking cocoa with oil instead of melted chocolate and only one egg instead of two in the chocolate batter.-- although the batter was really thick the end product was delicious! Read More
(18)
Rating: 3 stars
05/01/2008
okay -- I am usually really good at sorting what the problem is when something goes wrong (with baking anyway). the taste of the brownies was good but the consistency was off... I even baked it longer and it did not cook very well. I have not had this problem before so I am stumped /: Read More
(11)
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Rating: 5 stars
08/27/2011
Sooooo good! I always add extra vanilla to all my recipes but these are worth all the work! Read More
(1)
Rating: 4 stars
09/29/2015
These weren't bad but a bit sweet for me even though I used semi-sweet chocolate instead of the German. I'll cut down on the sugar if I make them again and maybe increase the cream cheese. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
02/07/2015
I substituted orange juice and orange zest in the brownie mix. I also used orange juice in the cream cheese layer instead of vanilla. They were delicious! Read More
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