Cream Cheese Brownies

Cream Cheese Brownies

Cream Cheese layer:

1 large egg

1/3 C. granulated sugar

5 1/3 T. butter, melted

1/3 C. self-rising flour

8 oz. cream cheese, softened

1 t. almond extract

Chocolate layer:

1/2 C. butter, divided

2 1/2 C. semi-sweet chocolate morsels

2 large eggs

1/3 C. granulated sugar

3/4 C. plus 1 T. packed brown sugar

2/3 C. self-rising flour

1 t. vanilla extract

Grease bottom of a 13 x 9 inch baking pan and set aside. Preheat oven to 350°F.

For the cream cheese layer: In a mixing bowl, combine egg, sugar and 5 1/3 tablespoons melted butter. Stir in flour, cream cheese and almond extract. Spread evenly in prepared pan.

For the chocolate layer: In a small saucepan over low heat, melt 1 stick butter. Cool slightly. Pour 5 1/2 tablespoons melted butter into a mixing bowl and leave remaining 2 1/2 tablespoons in saucepan. Add chocolate morsels to saucepan and return to low heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate melts.

Into bowl containing melted butter, add eggs and granulated and brown sugars. Stir in flour and vanilla. Pour in melted chocolate/butter mixture and combine well. Spread evenly on top of cream cheese layer. Draw a knife through the pan to swirl batters.

Place in oven and bake 35 to 40 minutes or until tests done. Cool on wire rack before cutting into bars.

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