Every year, for our numerous family reunions, I always make two pans of Cheesecake Marble Swirl Brownies with my sisters and mom. This recipe has been in our family for four generations, and is a running tradition. The reason we like making these is because they’re fast, and easy to make. This easy recipe comes in handy when you’re running late and need to make a snack.
Step 1: Tools and Items Required
Tools needed- 1 mixer and or spoon to stir with, two large bowls, one 13x9x2 pan, one small saucepan, cooking spray, and an oven.
Ingredients( for one pan):
8 ounces of semi- sweet chocolate chips ( Great Value )
10 tablespoons margarine ( Imperial butter sticks)
2 cups of granulated white sugar ( Great value )
4 regular eggs
1 ¾ cups flour ( Great value )
2 teaspoons baking powder ( Great value )
½ teaspoon salt ( Great Value )
1 ½ teaspoons of vanilla extract ( Great value )
8 ounces of cream cheese ( Happy Farms )
¼ cup of water
* Reserve 1/4 cup of flour for Cream cheese mixture
Step 2: Preheating and Greasing the Pan
Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease a 13x9x2 pan thoroughly.
Step 3: Melting Margarine and Chocolate
Melt 6 tablespoons margarine and chocolate chips in separate saucepan over low heat, until it develops a smooth look. Let it cool for 10 minutes.
Step 4: Creating Egg Mixture
Next, in a large bowl, beat 1 ¼ cup sugar, and 3 eggs together until well blended. (The eggs should be cracked and opened before they are stirred together.)
Step 5: Additional Mixtures to Main Batter
Next, pour in ½ teaspoon vanilla extract into the egg and sugar mixture. Then, in a larger measuring cup, blend together 1 ½ cup flour, two teaspoons baking powder, and half teaspoon of salt.
Step 6: Completing Main Mixture
Then, simultaneously stir in water and chocolate mixture.
Step 7: Spreading Main Mixture
Once its stirred completely, pour the mixture into a pan. Make sure it's evenly spread through the pan.
Step 8: Creating Cream Cheese Mixture
Next, in another bowl, beat the cream cheese, ¾ cup sugar, and 4 tablespoons of margarine until smooth.
Step 9: Additional Ingredients to Cream Cheese Mixture
Then, beat in the remaining egg and one tablespoon of vanilla. Stir in remaining ¼ cup of flour.
Step 10: Combining Cream Cheese and Chocolate Batter
Then, plop mixture into chocolate batter filled pan.
Step 11: Mixing the Batters
Then, use the prongs of a fork to gently swirl batters together.
Step 12: Baking
Let bake for 40 minutes until the batter is set.
Step 13: Enjoy
Let it cool for two minutes afterwards, and enjoy!