Cream Cheese Swirl Brownies

 

Every once in a while a recipe is so good it deserves a second shot in the spotlight!
So I thought it was a good time to share this recipe for Cream Cheese Swirl Brownies.
If you are looking for a decadent and delicious brownie recipe, this is it!

 

Cream Cheese Swirl Brownies

Cream Cheese Swirl Brownies
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Ingredients

    The Brownie
  • 1 1/2 cups butter
  • 2 1/4 cups sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 3/4 cup + 1 tbsp flour
  • 3/4 cup + 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2/3 cup chocolate chips
  • The Cream Cheese Swirl
  • 8 oz cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg yolk

Instructions

    The Brownie
  1. In a saucepan on low heat, melt together the butter and sugar. Then transfer the mixture into a mixing bowl, and set aside to cool.
  2. In a separate bowl, sift together flour, cocoa powder and salt.
  3. Once the sugar mix has cooled slightly, add the eggs and vanilla. Mix well.
  4. Combine the wet ingredients with the dry. Mix well.
  5. Add chocolate chips. Set aside.
  6. The Cream Cheese Swirl
  7. Beat together cream cheese, sugar, vanilla and egg yolk, until well combined.
  8. Once you have the brownie mix all ready, add half of the batter to a lightly greased & dusted dish (see Tips! for dish dusting).
  9. Then add half of the cream cheese mix in clumps over your brownie.
  10. Using a knife, swirl the cream cheese mix, until you have a marbling effect like above.
  11. Then add the remaining brownie batter.
  12. Then add the remaining cream cheese batter in clumps, and swirl again.
  13. Bake in a 325 degree preheated oven for approximately 1 hour. The square will be done when the edges of the brownie have puffed, the centre of the cake feels firm to the touch, and a toothpick when inserted comes out clean. Just check it for doneness, as you may need to bake it longer...
  14. When the cake is done, remove from the oven and let cool to room temperature.
  15. Chill in the fridge for at least 2-3 hours.

Notes

Use cocoa powder instead of flour to dust your pan! That way, you won't see the flour on your brownies!

http://www.aprettylifeinthesuburbs.com/recipe-rewind-cream-cheese-swirl/

(Adapted from Hobbie Lobbie)

Cream Cheese Swirl Brownies

Just a quick picture to show you how to add the spoonfuls of cream cheese mix.

 

Cream Cheese Swirl Brownies
And how it should look all swirled before baking!
You are now just a short moment to pure deliciousness!

 

I hope you enjoy these as much as we do!
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16 Comments

  • Reply Carrie Burrill April 23, 2012 at 2:07 PM

    I could eat a whole pan of Cream Cheese Brownies. My favorite sweet treat!

  • Reply C'est moi Claudette April 23, 2012 at 7:18 PM

    Ok girl, I’m going to try this right now. Wish me luck, I’ll need it.
    xoxoxo

  • Reply Rebecca April 23, 2012 at 9:30 PM

    Hi Jo-Anna,

    Wow these brownies would thrill my husband, lol. I may just have to whip up a batch for him someday soon. Nom nom! Have a great week hon. Becks xxx

  • Reply C'est moi Claudette April 24, 2012 at 12:02 AM

    Yum Yum Yum Jo.
    They came out perfect. I put a little less cream cheese though. It was perfect.
    Thank you
    xoxoxo

  • Reply Maria April 24, 2012 at 2:54 AM

    Oooh these look sooo good!!! I LOVE cheesecake brownies! And beautiful too!

  • Reply Sugarr2518 April 25, 2012 at 3:39 AM

    Yumminess! I would love to try to make this:) Thanks for sharing!

  • Reply Nicola April 25, 2012 at 11:13 AM

    I adore cream cheese brownies. Mine never turn out as pretty as yours look in the picture! Recipe sounds divine.

  • Reply Jelli April 26, 2012 at 9:56 AM

    I love these! Whenever I make them, I feel the cream cheese seems overtaken by the brownie base though. I suppose upping the cheese couldn’t hurt to make things even more delish. Thanks for sharing this amazing-looking brownie recipe.

  • Reply Ashleigh April 29, 2012 at 4:35 AM

    Oh just stop it. These look soooooooo good. I am definitely pinning!! And going to try! I came over from It’s Overflowing party. ๐Ÿ™‚ I linked up an Eclair Cake recipe ๐Ÿ™‚ and a Little Lacy Flower Pot Tutorial!

    Ashleigh

    Check out my blog if you get a chance ๐Ÿ™‚ I am brand new to blogging.
    http://livegorgeously.blogspot.com/2012/04/dr-pepper-bbq-pork-with-bleu-c.html

  • Reply Judy May 2, 2012 at 12:24 PM

    Olรก Jo-Anna:

    Foi um sucesso!
    Adoramos o sabor e a textura, suas dicas foram muito importantes.
    Obrigada,

  • Reply Jen @ Jens Favorite Cookies May 2, 2012 at 7:35 PM

    I don’t know why I always assume that if something is swirled, it tastes better. Maybe because it’s usually swirled with cream cheese, and I’m a sucker for cream cheese. These look wonderful!!

  • Reply tanya February 12, 2013 at 8:37 AM

    I’m always on the look out for a decadent brownie! Thats the best kind! Would love it you’d share this at Saturday Share with Us!
    http://www.lemonsforlulu.com/2013/02/09/saturday-share-with-us/

  • Reply Chocolate Cream Cheese Swirl Brownies - A Pretty Life In The Suburbs March 17, 2015 at 6:01 AM

    […] Then add half of the cream cheese mix in clumps over your brownie. (If you want to see a picture of what this looks like, refer to my other brownie post here.) […]

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