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Marble Brownies Recipe

Marble Brownies Recipe

"I like to cook and enjoy trying new recipes," relates Diana Coppernoll of Linden, North Carolina. A cream cheese topping flavors the moist chocolaty brownies she shares here.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • CHEESECAKE LAYER:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

  • 1. In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine butter and chocolate. Cover and microwave on high for 30-60 seconds; stir until smooth. Beat in sugar, eggs and vanilla. Combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to chocolate mixture until blended. Spread into a greased microwave-safe 8-in. square dish; set aside.
  • 2. In a large microwave-safe bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Beat in the sugar, egg and vanilla until smooth. Spoon over brownie batter; cut through batter with a knife to swirl. Sprinkle with chocolate chips.
  • 3. Cook, uncovered, at 70% power for 8-10 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cook on high for 1 minute longer. Remove to a wire rack to cool completely. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 1 dozen.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 308 calories, 18 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 87 mg cholesterol, 139 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.