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Delicious Cheesecake Brownie Squares

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These Cheesecake Brownie Squares just might be your new favorite dessert. Not only are they full of fudgy brownie goodness, but they also have that sweet taste of creamy cheesecake as well. This is one of my favorite desserts and it’s so simple and easy to make!

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Make it a Meal:

Main Dish: Crockpot Roast Chicken

Vegetable Side: Asparagus and Potato Egg Bake

Starch Side: Parmesan Steak Fries

Refreshing Drink: Fun Rainbow Mocktails

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Cheesecake Brownie Squares

Yield: Makes 9-12 brownies



  • • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • • 2 eggs
  • • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • • ¼ teaspoon salt

Cheesecake Layer

  • • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • • 1 egg


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Cream the butter, adding in sugar and then the sugar and vanilla until well mixed.
  3. Sift in the cocoa powder, flour and mix in the baking powder and salt.
  4. Spray a 8x8 baking pan with non-stick cooking spray and then line it with parchment paper and lightly spray the paper. Spread out most of the brownie batter, reserving about ¾ cup.
  5. To make the cream cheese layer, cream together cream cheese with sugar and then blend in the egg. Pour the cheesecake layer over the brownie batter. Drop spoonfuls of the brownie batter over the cheesecake layer and then swirl together on the top.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes until set.

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Sunday 17th of September 2023

I love cheesecake and brownies and you mix both items with creative and easy steps thank you for sharing

Kelli Miller

Tuesday 19th of September 2023

Thank you so much for your comment on my article about cheesecake brownies! I'm glad you loved the recipe and found it creative and easy to follow. Cheesecake brownies are indeed a delightful combination of two delicious treats. They are perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth. If you have any questions or need further assistance, feel free to ask. Happy baking!

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