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Tiger Square Cheesecake Brownies

Prep Time: 1 Hour

Yields: 16 (2-inch) Brownies

Comment:

This rich, chocolate dessert will certainly excite your guests. Try serving them warm for your next tailgating party. It is not only tasty, but the richness of chocolate and creaminess of the cheesecake present a beautiful center piece for your table.

Ingredients for Cheesecake Mixture:

1 egg, lightly beaten

1 cup cream cheese

¼ cup caster sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract

Ingredients for Brownie Mixture:

4 ounces bittersweet chocolate

½ cup unsalted butter

¾ cup light brown sugar

2 eggs, lightly beaten

½ cup all-purpose flour

Method:

Preheat oven to 325°F. Line an 8” x 8” baking pan with parchment paper and lightly coat with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside. To make cheesecake mixture, beat together egg, cream cheese, caster sugar and vanilla extract in a medium bowl using an electric mixer. Mix until smooth and creamy. Set aside. To make brownie mixture, melt chocolate and butter in a double boiler over medium-high heat. When mixture is melted, remove from heat, stirring well. Add light brown sugar and blend well. Slowly add 2 eggs, a little at a time, and beat well. Gently stir in flour. Spread two-thirds of brownie mixture over the base on prepared baking pan. Spread cheesecake mixture on top then spoon remaining brownie mixture in heaps. Using a skewer, swirl mixtures together. Bake 30–35 minutes or until center is just set. Remove from oven, cool on wire rack then cut into squares.

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