Cookies and Cream Cheesecake Brownies
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 25
  • Servings: 24 Brownies
  • Preparation Time: 15
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 12 Oreo cookies, crushed
  • 8 Oreo cookies coarsely chopped.
DIRECTIONS
  1. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar, egg and vanilla until smooth; set aside.
  2. For brownie layer, combine the butter, sugars and cocoa in a large bowl.
  3. Beat in eggs.
  4. Combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to cocoa mixture.
  5. Stir in crushed cookie crumbs.
  6. Pour into a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking pan.
  7. Spoon cream cheese mixture over batter.
  8. Sprinkle with coarsely chopped cookies.
  9. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out with moist crumbs.
  10. Cool completely on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Store in the refrigerator.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
This is a sophisticated taste of your childhood! The three flavors in this wonderful bar work exquisitely together. The Oreo's give it a nice crunch, the brownies add in a delectable moistness, and the cheesecakes soft sophistication is a mixture that your mouth just won't be able to get enough of!