Cherry Swirl Brownies
Cream cheese, maraschino cherries and chocolate create a trio of delight in fudgy brownies.
Makes 16 brownies.
1 package (8 ounce) cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup maraschino cherries, chopped well-drained
1 teaspoon maraschino cherry juice
1 large egg
1 box Betty Crocker® Ultimate Fudge brownie mix with Hershey®'s Fudge Pouch and melt away mini chips
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix box
Heat oven to 350° F.
Grease bottom of 8-inch or 9-inch square pan with shortening or cooking spray.
In medium bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, cherries, cherry juice and 1 egg with spoon; set aside.
Make brownie batter as directed on box, using water, oil and eggs--except spread half of the batter in pan.
Spread cream cheese mixture over batter.
Spoon remaining batter on top; spread gently to cover.
Bake 39 to 49 minutes or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from side of pan comes out almost clean.
Cool completely, about 1 hour, before cutting.
Store covered in refrigerator.
High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Follow High Altitude brownie directions on box.
1 Serving: Calories 300 (Calories from Fat 140); Total Fat 16g (Saturated Fat 6g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 55mg; Sodium 170mg; Total Carbohydrate 35g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 27g); Protein 4g
Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 3 Fat
Posted by LuAnn