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brownies with cheesecake frosting and strawberries
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Strawberry Cheesecake Brownies

Fudgy brownies, topped with a cheesecake frosting and fresh strawberries makes these cheesecake brownies absolute perfection!
Course Dessert
Cuisine amercian
Keyword Cheesecake Brownies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Chill Time 3 hours
Servings 16 bars
Calories 204kcal
Author Karli Bitner

Ingredients

Brownies

  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

Cheesecake Frosting

  • 1/4 cup (2 oz) cream cheese room temperature
  • 1 tbsp butter room temperature
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 pinch salt

Other Ingredients

  • 8 strawberries cut in half

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Line a 8x8 pan with parchment paper, set aside. 
  • In a medium sized microwave safe bowl, microwave the butter for 20-30 seconds, until the butter is mostly melted. Add both sugars to the bowl and mix until well combined. 
  • Add the eggs and vanilla, mix thoroughly. 
  • Scrape the sides of the bowl and add all dry ingredients (flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt) to the bowl and mix until just coombined. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Spread until equally distributed.B
  • ake at 350° for 25-30 mintues. The center will still by slighlty giggly, that is okay! Allow the brownies to cool complelety in the pan. 
  • Once the brownies are completley cool, add all of the frosting ingredients to a bowl and mix with an electric hand mixer or stand mixer until smooth and creamy. 
  • Frost the brownies and top with strawberry halves. Cut and serve. 
  • Store in the refrigerator.

Nutrition

Calories: 204kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 111mg | Potassium: 68mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 256IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg