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Brownie Swirl Cheesecake

 Brownie Swirl Cheesecake
It may look fancy, but this cheesecake is so simple," assures Janet Brunner from Burlington, Kentucky. "The secret is the speedy crust—it's from a packaged brownie mix! You don't need to be an experienced cook to make the elegant chocolate swirls on top ;anyone can do it.—Janet Brunner, Burlington, Kentucky
8-10 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 50 min. + chilling


  • 1 package (8 ounces) brownie mix
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips, melted
  • Whipped cream and miniature chocolate kisses, optional


  • Prepare brownie mix according to package directions for chewy fudge
  • brownies. Spread into a greased 9-in. springform pan. Bake at
  • 350° for 15 minutes (brownies will not test done). Cool for 10
  • minutes on a wire rack.
  • Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine the cream cheese, sugar and vanilla.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Pour over the brownie crust. Top with melted chocolate; cut through
  • batter with a knife to swirl the chocolate.
  • Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until center is almost set. Run
  • a knife around edge of pan to loosen; cool completely. Remove sides
  • of pan; refrigerate for at least 3 hours. Garnish with whipped cream
  • and chocolate kisses if desired. Yield: 8-10 servings.