Alternative:Cherry Brownies

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Alternative:Cherry Brownies
Category: Dessert recipes
Servings: 36
Energy: 78 Cal per square
Time: 50 minutes
Difficulty: Medium

Cherry brownies are a rich brownie with no frosting and a fudge-like base and a cheesecake-like top, filled with maraschino cherries and chocolate chips.





  1. Melt margarine in a saucepan at medium-low heat, then mix in the cocoa.
  2. Add the sugar, salt and first two eggs, blend well and then fold in the flour.
  3. Spread in a greased 9" by 9" (22 cm by 22 cm) cake pan and set aside.
  4. Beat the cream cheese, cherry syrup and icing sugar together in a bowl until creamy.
  5. Add the remaining egg to the mixture and blend well.
  6. Add the chocolate chips and cherries.
  7. Pour the second mixture over top the base.
  8. Bake at 350 °F/175 °C for 30 to 40 minutes, until a toothpick poked through the centre comes out moist (but not wet with batter).
  9. Let cool and cut into 36 squares.

Notes, tips and variations[edit]

  • Cool for at least 10 minutes before cutting and eating or you will have hot broken brownies everywhere.