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5 from 2 votes

Cheesecake Brownies

These rich and fudgy cheesecake brownies are super rich and decadent. The ultimate brownie recipe made with ingredients that you probably already have on hand.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 361kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 12 ounces dark chocolate
  • 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter 6 ounces
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

Cheesecake:

  • 8 ounces softened cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup sugar

Instructions

  • Grease an 8-inch baking pan set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a large bowl, combine the all-purpose flour, salt, and cocoa powder. Set aside.
  • Melt butter and chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a pot of simmering water, making sure the water doesn’t touch the bowl. Stir until smooth.
  • Stir in the sugar and then remove from the heat.
  • Let the sugar and chocolate mixture cool down a bit.
  • Add the eggs one at a time and mix until well incorporated.
  • Stir in the vanilla extract.
  • Fold in the flour mixture then pour 3/4’s of the batter into the greased baking dish.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the softened cream cheese, vanilla extract, sugar, sour cream, and egg.
  • Spread the cream cheese mixture all over the brownies batter.
  • Using a spoon, dollop the remaining 1/4 of the brownie batter on top of the cream cheese mixture and then use a skewer to swirl the cream cheese mixture and brownie batter.
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes or until done.

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Nutrition

Calories: 361kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 224mg | Potassium: 229mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 310IU | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 3mg