Cream Cheese Cherry Brownies

Cream Cheese Cherry Brownies

These cream cheese brownies are delicious with the added sweetness of maraschino cherries. These are perfect served by themselves, but also make decadent brownie sundaes when paired with ice cream.

Cooking Time40 min

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 cup drained cut maraschino cherries, optional
  • 2 eggs (beaten)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup walnuts

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
     
  2. Cream together cream cheese, egg, sugar, flour and cherries. Set aside.
     
  3. Mix together eggs, sugar, flour, and salt. Melt together cocoa and butter. Add to egg/sugar mixture; fold in nuts.
     
  4. Put 2/3 brownie mixture in a greased 8X8 inch pan. Cover with cheese layer. Top with remaining brownie layer.
     
  5. Bake until toothpick comes out clean, approximately 30-40 minutes.
     
  6. Cool completely and frost with icing (recipe below).

 

Icing

  • 1 1/3 cups icing sugar
     
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
     
  • 3 tablespooons margarine
     
  • 5 teaspoons hot water
  1. Cream together all icing ingredients.
     
  2. Ice brownies when cooled.

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What is "icing sugar"? Is that superfine sugar? This recipe sounds wonderful--can't wait to try it!

Thank you for your suggestions! We have updated the recipe to read more clearly and include the yield.

When do you add the nuts and how long do you bake them?

This, as well as lots of the receipts are great. I do have a suggestion That you add the amount of serving that you get from each receipt. It would be vey helpful in lots of situations. Thanks H. Garner

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