Marbled Fudge Brownies

  • Yield 36 pieces

Ingredients

1 cup butter
4 ounces unsweetened chocolate
2 1/2 cups sugar
5 medium eggs
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup all purpose flour
1 cup chopped walnuts
2 tablespoons all purpose flour
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
8 ounces cream cheese, softened

Instructions

  1. Grease a 13" x 9" baking pan and preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
  2. In a 2-quart heavy saucepan over low heat, melt butter and chocolate.
  3. With a wire whisk or wooden spoon, beat in 2 cups sugar and 4 eggs until well blended.
  4. With wooden spoon, stir in flour, salt, nuts and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. 
  5. Evenly spread batter in pan.
  6. In small bowl with mixer at low speed, beat cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 egg, 2 tablespoons flour and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract until just mixed; increase speed to medium and beat 2 minutes, occasionally scraping bowl.  With large spoon, drop mixture in dollops on top of batter.  Using tip of knife, lightly score top surface in a crisscross pattern.
  7. Bake 40 to 45 minutes until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  8. Cool on wire rack.  Cut into bars.  Refrigerate bars up to 1 week.

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