“These are the most delicious brownies and so sinfully rich, that I cut them in small squares about 1" x 1" and place them on Christmas cookie trays. The texture is a cross between a brownie and almost fudge-like consistancy. You won't be disappointed! Originally cut from a magazine (Paula Deen, I think).”
2hrs 45mins
16 brownies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F Line the bottom and sides of a 9-inch square pan with foil, allowing 2-3 inches of foil to extend over sides. Spray with cooking spray.
  2. Microwave chocolate and butter in large microwave-safe bowl on high 1-2 minutes or until melted and smooth, stirring at 30 second intervals.
  3. Whisk in sugar. Add eggs one at a time, whisking until each is just blended.
  4. Gently stir in flour and the next four ingredients.
  5. Pour mixture into prepared pan. Bake at 350F for 44-48 minutes or until a wooden pick comes out clean.
  6. cool completely on a wire rack (about 2 hours).
  7. Lift brownies from the pan, using the foil as handles. Gently remove foil.
  8. Frost with the cream cheese frosting and cut into squares.
  9. Frosting:
  10. Beat cream cheese and butter on medium until creamy.
  11. Add powdered sugar and salt. Add vanilla. Beat until blended.

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