German Cream Cheese Brownies

  • Yield 2 dozen

Rich chocolate brownies are dotted with chopped nuts and swirled with a delicious cream cheese mixture.

Ingredients

1 package Baker's German Sweet Chocolate
3 tablespoons butter
1 -- (3-ounce) package cream cheese
2 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup sugar
1 -- egg
1 tablespoon flour
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2 -- eggs
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 cup nuts, chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Melt chocolate and butter in double boiler, stirring constantly.  Set aside to cool.
  3. Cream butter and cream cheese until soft; gradually add sugar. Stir in egg, flour and vanilla until well blended.  Set aside.
  4. Beat eggs until fluffy; then gradually add sugar.  Mix dry ingredients and fold into egg mixture.  Add vanilla and almond extract.  Blend in cooled chocolate mixture and nuts.  Measure 1 cup chocolate mixture and set aside.  Spread remaining chocolate mixture into greased 9-inch pan.  Pour cheese mixture on top.  Drop remaining chocolate mixture on to cheese mixture by spoonfuls and swirl just to marble.  Bake for 35 to 40 minutes.  Cool, cut into bars and refrigerate until served.

Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of Enid’s Stir Ups (Enid, Oklahoma, 1982).

 

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