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Cheesecake Brownie bites

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I found these in Family Circle magazine a long time ago, and tweeked the recipe a little, they are absolutely heavenly!

brownie cheesecake bar

You will need:

Foil
13×9 pan
cooking spray

For the Cheesecake:
1/4 cup cornstarch
24oz low fat cream cheese
3 eggs
3/4 cup sour cream
2/3 cup milk
1/2 tsp of vanilla extract

For the Brownie
1 cup salted butter
6 oz unsweetened chocolate
1 3/4 cup sugar
4 eggs
1 3/4 cups flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
12 ounces(1 bag) bittersweet chocolate chips

For the Whipped Cream:
1 small container of heavy whipping cream
1/2 cup of sugar
1/4 tsp of vanilla extract

For the topping:
4 tablespoons of strawberry preserves(I used smuckers low sugar)
optional: sliced strawberries

What you need to do:

Heat oven to 350 degrees
Line a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan with foil. Coat foil with nonstick cooking spray
Whisk cornstarch and sugar
Add cream cheese, beat until smooth.
add eggs, sour cream and milk, mix well,
add vanilla
In a different microwave safe bowl combine butter and chocolate. Microwave for 1 minute, 30 seconds, you can keep going in 30 second increments until smooth
Mix in sugar, then eggs
Mix in flour, baking powder and salt until smooth.
Stir in vanilla and chocolate chips

Spread Brownie batter in pan
Pour Cheesecake mixture over the brownie batter
Bake at 350 for 1 hour 5 minutes until the set
Cool at room temperature for about 1 1/2-2 hours
Cool in fridge for another 2 hours

Meanwhile:
Make the whipped cream: In a bowl beat heavy cream, sugar and vanilla until desired consistency

When it is all done cooling, cut into squares
Add a spoon full of strawberry preserves and a spoon of whipped cream on top of each one and serve

Enjoy!

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