Decadent Cheesecake Swirl Brownies
If you’re looking for a mouthwatering treat that combines the richness of brownies with the creamy indulgence of cheesecake, you’ve come to the right place. These Decadent Cheesecake Swirl Brownies are the perfect dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth. Whether you’re baking for a special occasion or just treating yourself, this recipe will not disappoint.
- 1 cup unsalted butter, melted
- 2 cups granulated sugar
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup cocoa powder
- 4 large eggs
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 8 oz cream cheese, softened
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract (for cheesecake swirl)
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9×13-inch baking pan.
- In a large mixing bowl, combine melted butter and 2 cups of granulated sugar until well blended.
- Stir in the eggs and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.
- Gradually add the flour and cocoa powder, mixing until the batter is smooth.
- In a separate bowl, beat the softened cream cheese until creamy. Add powdered sugar and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract for the cheesecake swirl, and mix until smooth.
- Spread half of the brownie batter into the prepared pan.
- Dollop spoonfuls of the cream cheese mixture on top of the brownie batter.
- Add the remaining brownie batter on top and use a knife to swirl the two batters together to create a marbled effect.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out with a few moist crumbs.
- Allow the brownies to cool completely before cutting into squares.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 24 brownies
These Decadent Cheesecake Swirl Brownies are a delightful combination of rich chocolatey brownies and creamy cheesecake swirls. They’re perfect for any occasion, from family gatherings to potluck parties. The marbling of the brownie and cheesecake batters not only looks stunning but also creates a harmonious blend of flavors. Every bite is a decadent treat that will leave your taste buds craving for more. Serve them with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream for an extra indulgence. Get ready to impress your friends and family with these heavenly brownies!
Nutrition Information (per brownie): Calories: 250, Total Fat: 15g, Saturated Fat: 8g, Cholesterol: 65mg, Sodium: 90mg, Total Carbohydrates: 27g, Dietary Fiber: 1g, Sugars: 20g, Protein: 3g
These Decadent Cheesecake Swirl Brownies are sure to become a favorite in your dessert repertoire. With their perfect balance of chocolate and cheesecake, they’re a treat that will be requested time and time again. So, go ahead, whip up a batch of these delightful brownies and share the love with your friends and family. Enjoy!