Peanut Butter Brownie Cheesecake Bars | DFM

Peanut Butter Cheesecake Brownie Bars

COOK TIME

35-40 min.

Serving Size

16-24 servings

Chocolate + Peanut butter = Perfection!

Ingredients

BROWNIES

  • 1 cup (250 mL) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) butter
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) vanilla
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) sugar
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) cocoa powder

 

TOPPING:

  • 1 pkg (300 g) peanut butter chips
  • 1 pkg (250 g) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) sugar
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) milk

Directions

Brownies:

1. Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C. Grease a 9×9 inch (23×23 cm) square cake pan; set aside.  In a medium bowl, melt semi-sweet chocolate chips and butter using microwave, stirring every 15 seconds. Stir in milk. Let stand 2 minutes. Beat in eggs and vanilla until smooth; set aside.

2. In another bowl, sift together sugar, flour and cocoa powder. Pour chocolate mixture over dry ingredients and stir together. Measure out 1/4 cup of the batter; set aside. Spread remaining batter into prepared pan.

 

Topping:

1. In a medium bowl, melt peanut butter chips using microwave, stirring every 15 seconds; set aside. In another medium bowl, beat together cream cheese, sugar, flour, egg and milk. Pour in melted peanut butter chips and beat until smooth.

2. To assemble spoon cheesecake batter over the brownie batter; spread evenly. Drop spoonfuls of the remaining brownie batter over top and swirl with a knife to create a marble effect. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until set. Cool completely before cutting.

 

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