Rich and fudgy cream cheese brownies with raspberries will knock your socks off. A little raspberry jam with the cream cheese is just the thing to transform a regular brownie into a spectacular one.
Prep Time: 20minutes
Cook Time: 30minutes
CREAM CHEESE LAYER
4ouncescream cheese(room temp)
Preheat oven to 350º and grease an 8 x 8 inch pan lined with parchment paper.
Brownie: Melt chocolate and 4 tablespoons butter in microwave until just melted. Let cool slightly.
Whisk 2 beaten eggs into chocolate mixture. Add ¾ cup sugar and combine. In a smmall bowl, whisk together ½ cup flour, baking powder and salt. Stir into chocolate mixture until just combined. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla and spread mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan.
Cream Cheese Layer: In a separate bowl, stir together cream cheese and 2 tablespoons butter until smooth. Add 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 egg and 2 tablespoons jam and mix well. Stir in 1 tablespoon flour and ½ teaspoon vanilla. Dollop onto brownie mixture and use a butter knife to swirl into the brownies. Press fresh raspberries into the top.
Bake until a toothpick comes out with only a few moist crumbs, 30-35 minutes. Let cool completely before slicing.
Barbara's Notes + Tips
Make sure you use fresh raspberries, not frozen.
Let the cream cheese come to room temperature before making the cheesecake layer.
To freeze, let them come to room temperature first.