How To Make Cheesecake Brownies
Satisfy your sweet tooth cravings with these decadent cheesecake brownies! They’re the perfect desserts to serve over dinner or sell at your next bake sale.
For Brownie Layer:
- ½cupunsalted butter,cut into cubes
- 1¾cupssemisweet chocolate chips,divided use
- ½cupgranulated sugar
- 1½tspvanilla extract
- ¾cupall purpose flour
- 3tbspcocoa powder
- cooking spray
For Cheesecake Layer:
- 8ozcream cheese,softened
- ¼cupgranulated sugar
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Line an 8 or 9 inch square pan with parchment paper, leaving an overhang of parchment on both sides. Coat the parchment lined pan with cooking spray.
Place the butter and 1⅓ cups of chocolate chips into a large bowl.
Microwave in 30 second increments until just melted, then stir until smooth.
Let the chocolate mixture cool for 5 minutes.
Whisk in the sugar, then the eggs, one by one, and the vanilla extract.
Add the flour, cocoa powder and salt to the bowl. Stir gently until just combined.
Reserve ¼ of the brownie batter in a separate bowl. Set aside.
Fold the remaining chocolate chips into the remaining brownie batter.
Spread the batter evenly into the prepared pan.
Place the cream cheese and sugar in a bowl.
Beat with a mixer for 2 to 3 minutes or until smooth and creamy.
Add the egg and vanilla extract, then beat until smooth.
Pour the cheesecake mixture over the brownie batter in the pan.
Add 1 tablespoon of hot water to the reserved brownie batter, then stir until smooth.
Dollop the reserved brownie batter over the cheesecake, then use a skewer or knife to swirl the two batters together.
Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the brownies comes out clean or with just a few crumbs attached.
Cool the brownies completely.
Use the parchment overhang to lift the brownies out of the pan.
Cut into squares.
Serve, and enjoy!
- Calories: 359.92kcal
- Fat: 23.92g
- Saturated Fat: 13.50g
- Trans Fat: 0.31g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 7.18g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.31g
- Carbohydrates: 36.54g
- Fiber: 2.20g
- Sugar: 27.00g
- Protein: 4.69g
- Cholesterol: 81.12mg
- Sodium: 137.83mg
- Calcium: 38.01mg
- Potassium: 165.37mg
- Iron: 1.61mg
- Vitamin A: 151.07µg
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