Snickers Cheesecake Brownies
18 oz box brownie mix plus ingredients
8 oz cream cheese at room temperature
2/3 c. powdered sugar
1 large egg
1-1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
8 fun size Snickers cut ionto small pieces
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. LI ne an 8x8 inch square baking pan with parchmant paper, leaving an overhang on all sides, and spray lightly with nonstick cooking spray.
Mix and bake the brownie mix per the box instructions. When the brownies are done baking, move them to a wire rack while preparing the cheesecake layer. Keep the oven on.
In a medium bowl beat together the cream cheese, powdered sugar, egg, and vanilla extract with a mixer until smooth and combined. Pour the cheesecake batter on top of the baked brownies, and then bake for 26-28 min. or until the cheesecake layer is golden on top and set. Move the brownies to a wire rack to cool until just warm.
Press the cut-cut Snickers into the cheesecake layer. Then, voer the brownies with foil and chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
Use the parchmant paper overhang to remove the cheesecake brownies from the pan. Cut the brownies into 9 -12 squares. Drizzle some chocolate sauce or salted caramel over the brownies before you serve them.
Recipe published on page 15 of Ohio Country Register May-June 2021 issue.