Cheesecake Brownies

Total Time:
1 hr 50 min
Prep:
15 min
Inactive:
1 hr
Cook:
35 min

Yield:
12 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 .7 ounces dark chocolate bar, chopped
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, plus 1 teaspoon
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
Directions
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  • In a small saucepan over low heat melt the butter, chocolate and cocoa powder. Transfer to a large bowl. Add sugar, eggs, 1 teaspoon vanilla, flour, and cayenne. Using a hand-held electric mixer beat until well combined.

  • Spread batter into a buttered and floured 8 by 8-inch pan.

  • In a medium bowl add the cream cheese, sugar, egg yolk, 1 teaspoon vanilla and beat until thoroughly mixed.

  • Dollop the cheese mixture on top of the batter in the pan.

  • Bake for 35 minutes. Remove from the oven and cool before slicing.

  • Per serving: Calories 578; Total Fat 34g; (Sat Fat 20 g, Mono Fat 9 g, Poly Fat 1 g); Protein 9 g; Carb 27 g; Fiber 1 g; Cholesterol 63 mg; Sodium 139 mg

  • Click here to view Food Network Kitchen's healthier version of this recipe.


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