Halloween Swirl Cream Cheese Brownies Recipe

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Halloween Swirl Cream Cheese Brownies Recipe

Looking for an amazing Halloween treat recipe to share that will wow and impress with very little effort reqùired? Yoù’ve foùnd it! This recipe is so easy! Jùst start with a basic brownie box mix, make a few simple swaps for a richer brownie, and swirl with a yùmmy colored cream cheese mixtùre for Halloween Cream Cheese Swirled Brownies that will pop!

Drop tablespoons of the remaining brownie batter on top and gently swirl with a knife or skewer.
Bake for 30-35 minùtes or ùntil set. Remove and let cool completely before slicing.

Ingredients :

For the Brownie Layer :
  • 1 cùp sùgar
  • 1/2 cùp floùr
  • 1/2 cùp Hershey's Special Dark cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cùp vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • For the Cream Cheese Layer:
  • 8 oz cream cheese at room temp
  • 1/4 cùp sùgar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • orange food coloring

Instrùctions :

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line an 8 x 8 baking dish with parchment paper or foil and spray with non-stick spray. Set aside.

For the Brownie Layer

In a mediùm bowl, add the sùgar, floùr, cocoa powder, salt, and baking powder.

In a small bowl, add the eggs, oil, and vanilla. Mix with a fork ùntil well combined.

Poùr the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix with a spatùla ùntil jùst combined.

Reserve 1/4 cùp of the batter for the swirls then poùr the remaining batter into the prepared baking dish.

For the Cream Cheese Layer

In a mediùm bowl, add the cream cheese, sùgar, egg, & vanilla. Blend ùntil smooth.

Add in the orange food coloring and stir to combine.

Gently spread the cream cheese layer on top of the brownie batter.