Photo: Ryan Benyi; Styling: Stephana Bottom
Prep Time
20 Mins
Cook Time
45 Mins
Cool Time
1 Hour
16 (serving size: 1 brownie)

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F. Line an 8-inch square baking pan with foil, leaving a 1-inch overhang on 2 sides. Mist foil with cooking spray.

Step 2

Make swirl: Using a mixer on medium speed, beat cream cheese and butter until creamy. Add egg; beat until smooth. Beat in sugar, flour and vanilla until smooth. Set aside.

Step 3

Make brownies: In a double boiler, melt butter with chocolate, stirring often. Remove from heat; stir in sugar, vanilla and salt. Transfer to a bowl; cool slightly.

Step 4

Using a mixer on medium-low speed, beat eggs into chocolate mixture 1 at a time. Sprinkle flour over mixture and gently stir in.

Step 5

Spread 1/2 of brownie batter in prepared pan. Carefully spread swirl mixture over brownie batter. Spoon remaining brownie batter on top. Use tip of a knife to gently swirl through both batters to form a marble pattern.

Step 6

Bake until a toothpick inserted into center comes out clean, 40 to 45 minutes. Let cool on a wire rack for at least 1 hour. Remove brownies from pan to cutting board using foil to lift them out. Peel off foil and cut into squares.

Also appeared in: All You, None, 2013,Back to School Special

Ratings & Reviews

Candy789's Review

May 06, 2012
This was a hit!!! I made it for my friends and we finished the whole thing in matter of minutes! Not too sweet and very moisty, yums! (By the way, I used fat free cream cheese and splenda, so I could lower the calories :)

Terrylady1's Review

July 04, 2011
These brownies were okay. I am not a fan of super sweet and there were not sweet enough, I had to go back and find a recipe for frosting. I prefer a more fudgy brownie.

Holley's Review

February 13, 2011

charoulli's Review

September 26, 2009
I personally have a brownie recipe I never change.. but everyone kept asking for the "bronies with the cheese" so I saw this in AllYou and made it.. and people prefer this one now than the other one! They look really professional even though they are very easy to make and they taste great! Not heavy at all. This is a keeper for sure! ;)