Monday, March 7, 2011

Cream Cheese Brownies

Cream Cheese Brownies

4 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate
1 cup butter or coconut oil
2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
4 eggs
1 ½ cups flour
½ teaspoon salt
1 cup coarsely chopped nuts

Cream Cheese Filling - below

Heat oven to 350. Grease bottom and sides of rectangular pan, 13 x 9 x 2 inches, with shortening.

Melt chocolate and margarine in 1-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring frequently; cool.

Prepare Cream Cheese Filling; set aside.

Beat chocolate mixture, sugar, vanilla and eggs in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed 1 minute, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat in flour and salt on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat on medium speed 1 minute. Stir in nuts. Spread half of the batter (about 2 ½ cups) in pan. Spread filling over batter. Carefully spread remaining batter over filling.

Bake 45-50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack. Cut into 2 x 1-inch bars. Refrigerate any remaining brownies.

Cream Cheese Filling
2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
½ cup sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 egg

Beat all ingredients until smooth.

Enjoy!

"And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you,
because you obey the voice of the LORD your God."
Deuteronomy 28:2

This recipe is being shared over at:
A-Wise-Woman-Builds-Her-Home

7 comments:

Mommy said...

Following from Mingle Monday and glad I am these brownies look delicious!!! Swing by 2 Against 1 - Twins if you get a chance.

andi said...

you had me at cream cheese + brownies! i'm a new follower through Mingle Mondays. glad i found your blog.

Stacy said...

Yuummmy!!! Hi!! New Follower!!

Trend Setting Mom said...

Following from Mingle Monday. Oh my, those brownies look delicious. Thanks for sharing the recipe, I will definitely try it!

Christina
www.trendsettingmom.com

Lisa said...

Mmm, a little cream cheese can go a long way in baked goodies. I have a sweet treat linky party going on at my blog and I'd like to invite you to stop by and link your brownies up. http://sweet-as-sugar-cookies.blogspot.com/2011/03/sweets-for-saturday-8.html

Amy @ Raising Arrows said...

Those sound unbelievably delicious! Thanks for sharing!

Jazmin @ Happily Ever After said...

OH WOW. These look amazing!!! I am definitely trying these SOON!

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