Food Friday: Cream Cheese Brownies

cream cheese brownies

This delicious dessert may have a lot of layers full of brownie, marshmallowy, fudgey goodness, but it’s actually easy to make and it’s always a crowd favorite at potlucks and family parties! Now, I know nobody likes to scroll through an entire blog post just to get to the recipe, so here it is! Enjoy!!

Cream Cheese Brownies

Brownie Base

½ cup butter
1 oz. unsweetened chocolate
1 cup white flour
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs

Heat oven to 350°. Grease 9×13 pan. In a microwavable bowl, melt ½ cup butter and 1 oz. chocolate. Stir in flour, sugar, baking powder, vanilla, and 2 eggs. Spread in prepared pan.

Cream Cheese Layer

1 (8-oz.) package cream cheese
¼ cup softened butter
½ cup sugar
2 tablespoons flour
½ teaspoon vanilla
1 egg
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Beat all ingredients except chocolate chips until well combined. Spread over the chocolate base. Sprinkle with chocolate chips. Bake for 30 minutes.


2 cups miniature marshmallows
1 (8-oz.) package cream cheese
¼ cup butter
¼ cup milk
1 oz. unsweetened chocolate
3 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla

Sprinkle marshmallows on top of hot brownies. Return to oven for 3-4 minutes or until marshmallows are very puffy. Meanwhile, combine cream cheese, butter, milk, and chocolate in microwavable bowl; cook for 2 minutes. Stir until chocolate is melted. Beat in powdered sugar and vanilla. Pour over hot marshmallows—swirl with knife. Refrigerate until firm.