Chocolate Walnut Cream Cheese Brownies

Posted: June 17, 2011 by incidentalcooksuman in Baking, Dessert
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Brownies are very easy to make and undoubtedly most delicious and satisfying baked dessert ever. It is similar to cake but not exactly cakes. The best part of making brownies is you don’t have to go through the recipe line by line. Also, you need not have to go shopping for ingredients if you enjoy baking, I meant chances are there that you have all the ingredients in hand. Just mix, throw in some ingredients, pour in a baking dish and bake. Isn’t it sounds simple and decadent to you!

I have made this beautiful, pretty looking brownies earlier this week.  These are great brownies made even more decadent with cream cheese;  it is moist, nutty, rich and full of chocolate flavor. Something different than usual chocolate brownies which you will crave for.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 6 tablespoon butter, cut in small cubes
  • 1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon bitter-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 extra-large eggs, at room temperature
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

For cream cheese mixture:

  • 8 ounce cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5 tablespoons sugar

Method:

  • Line a 9-inch square baking pan with foil, leaving the ends long to help lift the baked brownies. Lightly grease the same.
  • Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a medium sauce pan melt bitter-sweet chocolates chips and butter over low heat. Cook until mixture is completely melted and silky smooth. Set aside and allow the mixture to slightly cool down.
  • Add the eggs, vanilla and sugar to the above mixture and beat slightly until just combined.
  • In a separate bowl, combine flour, salt, chocolate chips and walnuts. Working in two batches combine this dry ingredients with the wet ingredients using a spatula.
  • Once the mixture is homogenous, pour it in a prepared baking dish and spread evenly.
  • For the cream cheese filling, beat the cream cheese until fluffy. Add the sugar and vanilla and beat until just combined. Add the egg yolks and beat until smooth.
  • Spoon the cream cheese mixture over the top of the chocolate mixture and using a knife, swirl it through the chocolate mixture. Do not over mix.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes or until a tooth pick comes out clean. Let the brownies cool completely before removing them from the pan.
  • Allow to cool thoroughly, refrigerate, and cut into large squares.

Enjoy!!

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Comments
  1. sheeba says:

    omg looks super delicious:)

  2. Plateful says:

    I’m not too big a brownie fan….but this sure makes me wanna be a convert. Looks awesome!

  3. never baked cheese brownies, now i should get going looks divine!

  4. Rinku Naveen says:

    Very tempting indeed!

  5. kothiyavunu says:

    wow..Such a gorgeous and yummy brownie Suman, send me some slices dear..

  6. Suman i am crazy about brownies and ur pics have me hooked — drooling here !!

  7. love2cook says:

    Choc brownies with cream cheese looks really tempting…loved it alot!!! 😀

  8. San says:

    Adorable brownies,the cream cheese combo is new n it’s interesting.Alluring pics.

  9. Sobha Shyam says:

    absolutely yummy..very tempting ones..

    Event:COOK IT HEALTHY:PROTEINicious

  10. Great combo, looks tempting and yummy! Love the cream cheese topping…

  11. Sadhana says:

    Looks so fantastic, can’t take my eyes of your clicks. Delicious.

  12. Priti says:

    This looks just so awesome n tempting ….love the cream cheese addition

  13. Meg says:

    Wow — do you think anyone would judge me if I ran home and baked these right now? 🙂 They look delicious!

  14. biny anoop says:

    wow awesome…dear…my friend paid 50 euros for a box of these…..to take home

  15. Looks so delicious and perfectly baked:)

  16. OMG….. What a tempting recipe !?.. looks simply amazing and tasty.. Truly delicious .. thanks for sharing 🙂
    Indian Cuisine

  17. Deepa says:

    I’m more relaxed when I’m making Brownies than cakes ;-p
    These nutty and pretty looking brownies are tempting me a lot.
    In fact i’m having tough time to resist myself

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

  18. Priya says:

    Omg, cant take my eyes from ur clicks, brownies looks super delicious and irresistible..

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