Print Options

Back to Frosted Cream Cheese Brownies >

Include these items:

Select reviews >

Taste of Home Logo

Frosted Cream Cheese Brownies

 Frosted Cream Cheese Brownies
Carol Gillespie from Chambersburg, Pennsylvania notes, "You'll never want to try another brownie recipe after eating these delicious treats."
16 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling


  • 1 package fudge brownie mix (13-inch x 9-inch pan size)
  • 1/2 cup vanilla or white chips
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange extract
  • 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 ounce semisweet chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons milk


  • Prepare brownies according to package directions for cake-like
  • brownies; fold in vanilla chips. Spread half of the batter in a
  • greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan.
  • In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter and sugar until
  • smooth. Beat in egg, flour and orange extract.
  • Carefully spread cream cheese mixture over batter. Drop remaining

2 of 2

Frosted Cream Cheese Brownies (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • brownie batter by tablespoonfuls over cream cheese layer. Cut
  • through batter with a knife to swirl.
  • Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near
  • the center comes out almost clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  • For frosting, in a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate and butter;
  • stir until smooth. Cool slightly; stir in confectioners' sugar and
  • enough milk to achieve spreading consistency. Frost brownies.
  • Yield: 16 brownies.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.