Cheesecake Brownies

Cheesecake Brownies

A chewy oat base, creamy filling, and dense chocolate topper add up to the ultimate bar cookie. For a satiny finish, spread the fudge frosting on with a warm metal spatula.

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Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens
SERVINGS
32
YIELD
Makes 32 brownies
PREP TIME
40 mins

Cheesecake Brownies

A chewy oat base, creamy filling, and dense chocolate topper add up to the ultimate bar cookie. For a satiny finish, spread the fudge frosting on with a warm metal spatula.

Cheesecake Brownies
SERVINGS
32
YIELD
Makes 32 brownies
PREP TIME
40 mins
by 7  people
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Ingredients
  • 1   cup quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 1/2  cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2  cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4  teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4  teaspoon salt
  • 6   tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1  3  ounce package cream cheese, softened
  • 1   egg yolk
  • 1   cup granulated sugar
  • 10   miniature chocolate-coated caramel-topped nougat bars with peanuts, chopped
  • 1/4  cup butter, melted
  • 1   ounce unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
  • 1/2  teaspoon vanilla
  • 1   egg
  • 2/3  cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4  teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4  teaspoon salt
  • 1/4  cup milk
  • 1   cup purchased chocolate fudge frosting
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Directions
1. 
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease the bottom of a 2-quart rectangular baking dish; set aside. In a medium bowl, combine oats, the 1/2 cup flour, the brown sugar, baking soda, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Stir in the 6 tablespoons melted butter. Pat into prepared baking dish. Bake for 10 minutes.
2. 
Meanwhile, for cheesecake layer. In a small bowl, stir together cream cheese, egg yolk, and 1/4 cup of the granulated sugar; spoon in small dollops over the partially baked layer. Sprinkle with chopped nougat bars.
3. 
In a large bowl, combine the remaining 3/4 cup granulated sugar, the 1/4 cup melted butter, melted chocolate, and vanilla. Beat in egg. In a small bowl, stir together the 2/3 cup flour, the baking powder, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Alternately add flour mixture and milk to chocolate mixture, beating with a wooden spoon after each addition just until combined. Carefully spoon over cheesecake layer. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched.
4. 
Cool in pan on a wire rack. Spread with chocolate fudge frosting. Cut into bars. Makes 32 bars.

Make Ahead Tip

  • To Bake Ahead:

    Bake as directed; do not cut into bars. Cover pan; chill for up to 2 days.

Tip

  • Test Kitchen Tip:

    For a satiny finish, spread the fudge frosting on with a warm metal spatula.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 162, Fat, total (g) 8, chol. (mg) 26, sat. fat (g) 4, carb. (g) 22, Monosaturated fat (g) 2, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0, fiber (g) 1, sugar (g) 16, pro. (g) 2, vit. A (IU) 146, vit. C (mg) 0, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 0, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 12, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0, sodium (mg) 113, Potassium (mg) 59, calcium (mg) 20, iron (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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