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Friday, November 15, 2013

♥ Brownie Cherry Cheesecake ♥

Ingredients
  • 1 8-ounce package of brownie mix or 1-2/3 cup brownie mix
  • 4 eggs, divided
  • 1 Tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3 8-ounce packages cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 21-ounce can Cherry Pie Filling
  • COOL WHIP whipped topping, thawed
  • chocolate syrup
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat 9-inch springform pan with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together brownie mix, one egg and oil until combined. Stir in chocolate chips. Spread batter in prepared pan. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until brownie is just set. (will not be completely done at this point)
  3. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar on medium speed until well combined and smooth. Add in the remaining 3 eggs on low speed and set the mixture aside.
  4. Carefully spoon 1/2 can (1 cup) of pie filling into the center of brownie, leave a 2-inch brownie border along sides of pan.
  5. Dollop cream cheese mixture over surface; carefully spread to edges of pan. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until center is set, but jiggles when the pan is lightly tapped.
  6. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 1 hour.
  7. Cover and chill at least 4 hours before serving.
  8. Top cheesecake with remaining cherry pie filling. Garnish with COOL WHIP and chocolate syrup. if desired.
~~From: TidyMom.Net~~