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Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies

Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies is an easy recipe that combines two favorite desserts, brownies and cheesecake. A homemade red velvet brownie cake is topped with a creamy cheesecake batter and baked to perfection.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheesecake brownies, red velvet cheesecake
Servings: 16 brownies
Calories: 172kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin

Ingredients

Brownie:

Cheesecake:

  • 1 pkg. (8 ounces) cream cheese , at room temperature
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Toppings:

Instructions

Brownie:

  • Preheat oven to 350F. Line a 9-inch x 9-inch baking pan with foil leaving a 2-inch overhang and spray with cooking spray.
  • Combine flour, cocoa powder and salt in a bowl and reserve.
  • In another bowl combine melted butter and 1 ½ cups sugar.
  • Stir in eggs, vanilla and red gel food color until blended.
  • Add reserved flour mixture and stir until combined.
  • Transfer to prepared pan and bake 25 minutes.

Cheesecake:

  • Meanwhile, whisk cream cheese and ½ cup sugar until blended.
  • Stir in sour cream, egg and vanilla.
  • Evenly spread cheesecake batter over partially baked brownie layer and bake an additional 25 minutes or until cheesecake layer is set.
  • Cool completely.

Toppings:

  • Using foil overhang, lift brownies out of pan and cut into 16 pieces.
  • Top with whipped topping and valentine sprinkles.

Notes

Makes 16 brownies
Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips
  • Add peppermint extract to the brownie batter for a peppermint mocha flavor
  • Make for the Christmas holidays and top with red and green sprinkles
  • Stir in your favorite sprinkles for a festive touch
  • Add mini chocolate chips to the batter

Nutrition

Calories: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 92mg | Potassium: 73mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 101IU | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg