Cherry Swirl Brownies

Cherry Swirl Brownies

Cream cheese, maraschino cherries and chocolate create a trio of delight in fudgy brownies.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

2:35

Hrs:Mins

Makes

16

brownies

1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup sugar
1/4
cup chopped well-drained maraschino cherries
1
teaspoon maraschino cherry juice
1
egg
1
box (1 lb 2 oz) Betty Crocker® ultimate fudge Premium brownie mix
1/3
cup vegetable oil
1/4
cup water
1
egg
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease bottom of 9-inch square pan with cooking spray or shortening.
  2. In medium bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, cherries, cherry juice and 1 egg with spoon; set aside.
  3. In another medium bowl, combine brownie mix, pouch of chocolate fudge, oil, water and 1 egg until well blended. Spread half of the batter in pan. Spread cream cheese mixture over batter. Carefully spoon remaining batter on top; spread gently to cover.
  4. Bake 43 to 47 minutes (51 to 55 minutes for dark pan) or until toothpick inserted 1 inch from side of pan comes out almost clean. Cool completely, about 1 1/2 hours, before cutting. Store covered in refrigerator.
Makes 16 brownies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
How-To
Softening cream cheese is easy. Just microwave unwrapped cream cheese in a microwavable bowl on High for 15 to 20 seconds.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Brownie)
  • Calories 250
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 40mg;
  • Sodium 160mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 32g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 24g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.