2 Cream Cheese Brownie Recipes

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February 10th is National Cream Cheese Brownie Day. Some things just need their own holiday.  In honor of this high-holy day, we have put together two yummy cream cheese brownie recipes to enjoy.

 Super Simple Cream Cheese Brownie Recipe

  • 1 Packaged Brownie Mix (19.8 oz.)
  • 1 package of cream cheese (8oz.)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 c. white sugar
  1. Preheat your oven and pre pare brownie mix based on brownie package instructions.
  2. Grease 9×13 in pan
  3. Mix together the cream cheese, egg and sugar until smooth. Best to use an electric if possible. If not, make sure cream cheese is softened for easier mixing by hand.
  4. Spread the brownie mix into the pan. Drop spoonful’s of cream cheese mix on top of the brownie mix.
  5. Take a small knife and swirl the cream cheese through the brownie mix.
  6. Bake according to the box instructions. To check doneness, stick a toothpick into the pan. When it comes out clean, the brownies are done.
  7. Let cool in the pan. Then cut and enjoy.

Deluxe Peanut Butter Cheesecake Brownies

Brownie Mix

  • 1 stick softened unsalted butter (1/2 c.)
  • 6 TBS. dark or semi-sweet chocolate (about 3 oz.)
  • 1 c. white sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ⅔ c. all-purpose flour
  • 1 TBS. cocoa powder

Cream Cheese Mix

  • 6 oz. softened cream cheese
  • ⅓ c. chunky peanut butter
  • ⅓ c. white sugar
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • ¼ tsp. vanilla extract
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease an 8-inch square baking pan.
  3. Use a double boiler to whisk butter and chocolate until melted. Or microwave butter and chocolate on 20% heat for 15 second increments, whisking between each time, until melted together.
  4. Add sugar, eggs, vanilla, and a pinch of salt into chocolate butter mix until smooth.
  5. Mix flour and cocoa powder together, then add this to the smooth chocolate mix just enough to combine.
  6. Pour into pan.
  7. Mix together all ingredients for the cheese cake mix until smooth. Drop spoonful’s of mix onto brownie mix, then use a knife to swirl.
  8. Bake on center rack for about 35 minutes.

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