Easy Tiramisu Brownie Bars

The taste of tiramisu in a brownie? Si, per favore. Cream cheese, rum and coffee transform fudgy brownie mix into Italy's most popular dessert.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 45 min
  • Servings 24


box (1 lb 2 oz) Betty Crocker™ ultimate fudge Premium brownie mix
cup cold brewed coffee
cup vegetable oil
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
cup powdered sugar
teaspoons rum extract or 2 tablespoons light rum
1 1/4
cups whipping cream
tablespoon unsweetened baking cocoa

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, stir together brownie mix, pouch of chocolate syrup (from brownie mix box), 1/4 cup of the coffee, the oil and egg until well blended. Pour into pan.
  • 3 Bake 22 to 24 minutes or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from side of pan comes out almost clean. Drizzle remaining 1/4 cup coffee over warm brownies. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack, at least 1 hour.
  • 4 In medium bowl, beat cream cheese and powdered sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in rum extract; set aside. In chilled small bowl, beat whipping cream with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form. Fold whipped cream into cream cheese mixture. Spread over cooled brownies.
  • 5 Sift or sprinkle cocoa over top. Cover; refrigerate at least 2 hours or until topping is firm. Cut into 8 rows by 3 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

Save some time and buy ready-made brownies at the store.

Replace brownies with store-bought pound cake for another easy option.