Brownies That Brag!

  • Yield 16 servings

A rich and delicious chocolately treat.

Ingredients

1 -- (4-ounce) package German Sweet Chocolate
5 tablespoons butter
3 ounces cream cheese
1 cup sugar
3 -- eggs
1 tablespoon flour
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

  1. Melt chocolate and 3 tablespoons butter and cool.  Blend rest of butter with cream cheese, 1/4 cup sugar, 1 egg, 1 tablespoon flour and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla.  Set aside.  Beat remaining eggs with 3/4 cup sugar, baking powder, salt and 1/2 cup flour.  Add cooled chocolate mixture.  Add pecans and 1 teaspoon vanilla.  Spread 1/2 chocolate mixture in an 8 or 9-inch square pan.  Spread cheese mixture over chocolate.  Then spread rest of chocolate mixture over top.  Swirl to marbleize.  Bake at 350F for 35-40 minutes.

Recipe reprinted with permission from Les Passees’ Well Seasoned A Southern Classic (Les Passees, Inc., Memphis, Tn., 1982).

 

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