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Cream Cheese Brownies are the perfect mix of rich chocolate and creamy frosting! These caramel brownies with cream cheese frosting are so delicious and so easy to make too. You're going to love this cream cheese brownie recipe!

Caramel Cream Cheese Brownies

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 44 minutes
Total Time: 54 minutes
Servings: 9 brownies
Calories: 634kcal
Cream Cheese Brownies are the perfect mix of rich chocolate and creamy frosting! These caramel brownies with cream cheese frosting are so delicious and so easy to make too. You're going to love this cream cheese brownie recipe!
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Ingredients

  • 4 large eggs 200 grams
  • 2 cups granulated sugar 400 grams
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter 170 grams, melted (1½ sticks)
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 4 grams
  • cups all-purpose flour 180 grams
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder 42 grams
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder 2 grams
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ cup chocolate chips 85 grams

Caramel Cream Cheese Layer

  • 16 ounces low fat cream cheese 454 grams, room temperature (2 bricks)
  • ½ cup granulated sugar 100 grams
  • 2 large eggs 100 grams
  • 3 tablespoons caramel ice cream topping 60 grams

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 9x9-inch baking dish with parchment paper or spray with nonstick spray. Set aside.
  • Using a whisk or hand mixer, beat the eggs, sugar, butter, and vanilla together until completely combined.
    4 large eggs, 2 cups granulated sugar, ¾ cup unsalted butter, 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • In a separate bowl, combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt.
    1½ cups all-purpose flour, ½ teaspoon baking powder, ¼ teaspoon kosher salt, ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Add the flour mixture to the egg mixture and carefully stir until fully combined. Fold in the chocolate chips.
    ½ cup chocolate chips
  • Pour the brownie mixture into the prepared baking dish. Smooth out the top and spread the mixture to the edges. Set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, using a hand mixer, beat the cream cheese, sugar, eggs, and caramel topping together for the cream cheese layer.
    16 ounces low fat cream cheese, ½ cup granulated sugar, 2 large eggs, 3 tablespoons caramel ice cream topping
  • Pour the cream cheese layer over the brownie layer. Use a knife to swirl together the two parts.
  • Bake for 40-44 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out completely clean.
  • Remove from oven and let cool completely before serving.

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Notes

  • Use whatever kind of chocolate chips you like, such as milk, dark, semisweet, or even white!
  • You can use full fat cream cheese for the cream cheese layer.
Storage: Store caramel cream cheese brownies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days, in the refrigerator for up to 1 week, or in the freezer for up to 3 months.

Nutrition

Serving: 1brownie | Calories: 634kcal | Carbohydrates: 86g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 194mg | Sodium: 346mg | Potassium: 276mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 66g | Vitamin A: 937IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 124mg | Iron: 2mg