Chocolate Cream Cheese Brownies

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 573
Yield: 2 dozen


1 (4-ounce) package German sweet chocolate
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 eggs
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 cup chopped nuts
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


In a saucepan, melt chocolate and butter over low heat, stirring frequently. Set aside. In a bowl, beat eggs. Gradually add sugar, beating until thick. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Add to egg mixture. Stir in melted chocolate, extracts, and nuts. Pour half of batter into greased, 8-inch-square baking pan; set aside.

Beat butter and cream cheese in mixing bowl until light. Gradually add sugar, beating until fluffy. Blend in egg, flour, and vanilla; mix well. Spread over batter in pan. Dollop remaining batter on top. With a knife, cut through the batter to create a marbled effect. Bake at 350° for 35–40 minutes or until brownies test done. Cool and store in refrigerator.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 573
Calories from Fat: 287

This Chocolate Cream Cheese Brownies recipe is from the Best of the Best from the Deep South Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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