Strawberry Cheesecake Swirl Brownies

I can’t wait for Spring weather to get here already.  It is finally going to start getting warmer a little bit this weekend in Pennsylvania.  When I think of Spring I always think of the new blooming flowers and the fruit that will start to be in season.  One of the fruits that is always great in the spring is strawberries.
My favorite flavor combination with strawberries is chocolate.  The chocolate and strawberry flavor always balance each other out perfectly.  Because the spring is coming soon, I decided to make some strawberry flavored brownies.  I decided to swirl Strawberry Cheesecake into the brownies.
I am a huge fan of cheesecake, it is one of my favorite desserts.  My husband doesn’t like cheesecake, even though he likes cream cheese, so that meant I had more of these yummy brownies to myself.  I brought these to an Easter Egg Hunt last weekend and everyone loved them.
These Strawberry Cheesecake Swirl Brownies were so delicious and the brownies were incredibly moist and fudgy.  I loved the combination of the strawberry cheesecake with the chocolate flavor of the brownies.  I had to stop myself from eating all of the brownies!  Also, these brownies are really easy to make and are made by enhancing a box mix of brownies.  If you rather though feel free to use your favorite brownie mix.  Enjoy!
 
Strawberry Cheesecake Swirl Brownies

Strawberry Cheesecake Swirl Brownies

Ingredients

    Brownies (or use your favorite brownie recipe)
  • 1 box (18.3 ounces) 13x9 Size Fudge brownies
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • Strawberry Cheesecake
  • 8 ounces strawberry cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Stir the brownie mix, water, oil, and eggs together in a medium sized bowl until combined.
  3. Reserve 1/4 cup of brownie mix and pour the rest of the brownie batter into a greased 13x9 inch pan.
  4. In a large bowl, beat the strawberry cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Then beat in the egg until combined.
  5. Dollop spoonfuls of the cheesecake batter evenly on top of the brownie batter. Then cover the cheesecake with the reserved 1/4 of brownie batter. Glide a knife through the brownie and cheesecake batters to create a swirl pattern.
  6. Bake the brownies for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow the brownies to cool before cutting. Store in an airtight container.
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Comments

  1. These look wonderful, Alyssa! Thanks for sharing :)

  2. These look scrumptious!

    Would love for you to link this and your other cookie recipes up at my new Empty Your Archive link party – there is a focus this week on cookies, Alice @ Mums Make Lists x

  3. I finally made cheesecake swirl brownies for the first time a few months ago. And now I don’t understand what took me so long. Cheesecake and brownies together? A total win :)

  4. Cheesecake is one of my favorites! It looks delicious paired up with Brownies :-) Thank you for sharing at our ALL MY BLOGGY FRIENDS party ! {Can not wait to see what you will bring tomorrow!}

  5. Thank you for linking up these bars at our SImply Create Link Party! I just wanted to let you know that I am featuring them as part of 17 Delicious Dessert Bars today on the blog.

    Melissa
    http://www.redflycreations.com/2013/07/17-delicious-dessert-bars.html

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