Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Easy Cheese Cake Brownies

If you're looking for a low calorie recipe, this probably isn't it! But I can guarantee that it's delicious! I found this recipe in one of my mother in law's cook books, and I was able to make it with everything that I already had in my pantry. 

Chocolate Cheesecake Brownies

Brownies:
1 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
2 cups  sugar
2/3 cup melted butter
4 eggs
3 tbsp cocoa powder

Mix flour, baking soda, and salt in a bowl. Set aside. Gradually add sugar to eggs, mixing well. Blend in melted butter. Add flour mixture, and then the cocoa. Make sure and mix well. Pour in a greased 9 X 13 inch pan.

Cheesecake:
8 oz cream cheese
1/3 cup sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla

Mix all ingredients well in a blender. Pour over the brownie mix already in the 9 X 13 pan. Take a knife and make several cuts through the layered cake mix and cheesecake mix to blend for a marbled effect. Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes. 
 
Cheesecake Brownies

Ta - da! You have a yummy dessert! I can promise you it's worth the calories in every bite!

What is your favorite dessert when you want to splurge on calories?


17 comments:

  1. I love how you said, if you're looking for low cal - this isn't it LOL!! I love cheesecake and brownies - what a perfect combination!! xo, Biana - BlovedBoston

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  2. Oh my gosh this sounds fantastic!! I try not to cook desserts unless we have somwhere to go because otherwise I will eat the entire pan haha!
    www.amemoryofus.com

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  3. Major yum! Looks delicious!

    xo Kylie
    www.dressinsparkles.com

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  4. My husband would totally love this-- cheesecake and brownies are two desserts he actually likes!

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  5. My daughter loves cheesecake!! What a tasty looking dessert! And thank you for posting recipes that I can actually create!! Blessings! Susan

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  6. Waaaait a minute- cheesecake AND brownies all in one?!?! Yum!!

    Olive & Ivy

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  7. My two favorite desserts are brownies and cheesecake (real low-cal stuff, haha!) so this is my dream dessert!! Thanks for sharing this.
    -Alex
    www.monstermisa.blogspot.com

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  8. I eat these all the time! My dad makes cheesecake brownies that I just about die over! Worth every calorie!
    xo,
    Jacqueline
    Stylin In St. Louis

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  9. I love how gooey and cheese-cakey and messy these are. If you have to eat it with a fork, you know it's worth every calorie ;)

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  10. Ohhhh these look solo yummy! I want them! Anything with "cheese cake" and I am in.

    Nikki
    thefashionablewife.com

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  11. Cheesecake and brownies are two of my favorites. I just made red velvet brownies on Monday. Needless to say I am not on a diet yet lol. I might make these next! xo

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  12. Oh my! These look so yummy! I do love a good brownie and cheesecakes are amongst my favourite desserts so this combo just goes hand in hand for me! One of my favourite desserts ever is peach crumble with vanilla ice cream! I'd eat it every night if I could haha.

    Carly xx

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  13. Looks so good!! I love anything sweet :)

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  14. Oooh, what a good idea. I like to make something similar to this but with marshmallow creme instead of cream cheese... I'm going to have to try this!

    Thanks for sharing!
    Elizabeth
    Epise Of Cake

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