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Best Cheesecake Brownies

These cheesecake brownies are so delicious! They’re full of chocolate, fudgy goodness with the rich, creamy zing of cheesecake. Grab a brownie buddy because these are too good to keep to yourself!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cheesecake Brownies
Servings: 9 large brownies
Calories: 508kcal



  • 1/2 cup salted butter melted + 2 tablespoons
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup melted milk chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a metal 9x9 pan with parchment paper.
  • Pour melted butter into a large mixing bowl. Whisk in sugar by hand until smooth, 30 seconds.
  • Add in eggs and vanilla extract. Whisk 1 minute. Whisk in melted chocolate until combined and smooth.
  • Use a rubber spatula to stir in flour, cocoa powder, and salt until just combined. Pour into prepared pan and smooth out.
  • Make the cheesecake batter: use a hand mixer to whip together cream cheese and sugar until smooth, about 90 seconds. Add in egg and vanilla extract . Mix until combined, about 30 seconds.
  • Drizzle cheesecake batter on top of brownie batter in 9x9 pan. Use a knife or a toothpick to swirl designs, if desired. 
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 35-40 minutes. Let cool completely before slicing. 



Calories: 508kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 130mg | Sodium: 348mg | Potassium: 108mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 48g | Vitamin A: 825IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 1.6mg