Brownies That Brag!

  • Yield: 16 servings


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


  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).