Cherry Cheesecake Brownies

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“I was asked to participate in the #Pyrex100 campaign, sponsored by Pyrex®, a World Kitchen brand. Although I have been compensated, all opinions are my own.”

Have you ever made a recipe and fell in love with the first bite? No? That’s because you haven’t tried these. These Cherry Cheesecake Brownies are amazing. They are the perfect dessert to make and tag along to a party or picnic. From this day forward this is my go to make and take meal. I love brownies but not the biggest fan of cherries. If you can enjoy them warm right out of the oven they are amazing. Seriously, you need to try these.

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Making them is super easy too. People are going to think you spent hours agonizing over the stove to make these bad boys but quite simply it breaks down to just this:

Ingredients Needed:

  • brownies, made per box directions {I prefer Betty Crocker Fudge Brownies}
  • 3/4 cups chocolate chunks
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 5 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 can (21 ounces) of cherry pie filling

{preheat oven to 350 (f) degrees}

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Make your brownies as directed by the box and pour into 9×13 baker. Then sprinkle your chocolate chunks evenly over the brownie batter.

Then in a small bowl mix together butter and cream cheese until smooth. Then add in flour, sugar, vanilla extract & eggs and beat until fully blended. Take a spoon spatula and try to evenly spread over the top. You will think there isn’t enough but there really is. Don’t worry. Then take the spoon and slightly swirl or marble the two together. Nothing drastic, more for show. Then scoop spoonfuls of the cherry pie filling over the top.

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Then place in the oven {uncovered} and bake for 55 minutes. Remove when the edges start to brown. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting or serving. If bringing this to a function I would pre-cut. You could easily get 12-24 pieces depending on how big you cut. You have to eat these with a fork when warm. Once completely cooled if cut small they could be finger foods.

Cherry Cheesecake Brownies

Since this is a layered dessert I love to use my new Pyrex baking dish to show off all the yummy goodness.  It really allows the food to be front and center too.

Did you know that Pyrex®, a World Kitchen brand” is actually celebrating their 100th birthday this year? I guess it’s time to stop complaining that I’m turning 34 in a week. Since 1915, Pyrex glassware has been an American-made kitchen staple, helping countless families bring comfort and joy through cooking. My grandmother is in her 70’s so that means even her mom and her grandmother could have easily been cooking in the kitchen with Pyrex too! Which doesn’t surprise me since Pyrex is one of the most recognized names in housewares and is a leader in glass kitchenware. I mean, really? How many other products can you think of that can be used as prepware, bakeware, serveware, and storage? I know I can’t think of any.

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Did you know that the first line of Pyrex®, a World Kitchen brand” came out in 1915 and featured 12 pieces, including casserole dishes, custard cups, a bread/loaf pan, pie plates, egg dishes and individual bakers.  Several Pyrex products offered today can trace their lineage back to these original 12.

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If you are looking at an easy way to keep it warm or to commute it safely let me highly recommend the Pyrex® 100Portables® 100th Anniversary Value Pack! I love the limited edition prints! It even comes with a hot/cold pack to help your dish arrive as desired too! Plus, I’m going to make sure I get this baby back at the end of the night. I won’t forget this one behind at yet another event.

Pyrex® 3-quart Portables® bag

Right now they have a whole new limited edition ready to purchase called the Pyrex® 100. I was thrilled to get my hands on so many amazing pieces as I’ve begun the process of replacing all my plastic with glass. Glass is so much better for your foods! Of course you need to make sure and remember, proper product care and usage are very important! To see if you’re using them as directed you can read here. I just love the Pyrex® 100th Anniversary “Centennial” collection!

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If you were to turn 100 you’d want to celebrate wouldn’t you? Well, Pyrex does too! They are going to celebrate in a big way too! As in 100 days big with their 100 Days of Giveaways sweepstakes (ending 6/30/15) & their #RaiseYourGlassSweeps (ending 7/4/15)!

#RaiseYourGlassSweeps general information:

  • Sweepstakes Dates: March 29, 2015 through July 4, 2015
  • Entries will be photo submissions on Twitter and Instagram that feature the hashtag #RaiseYourGlassSweeps.
  • Weekly prizes, PLUS one (1) grand prize winner.

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The Pyrex® 100 Days of Giveaways is sponsored by World Kitchen, LLC. There is no purchase necessary to enter. In order to participate, you must be a legal resident of the fifty United States or the District of Columbia and must be at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Entries will be accepted from March 22, 2015 at 10:00:00 a.m. ET until June 30, 2015 at 9:59:59 a.m. ET.

Disclosure: I have happily partnered with World Kitchen LLC to share the wonderful Pyrex® 100th Anniversary product line. All opinions are my own.

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About Jennifer

Jennifer, the mom behind the Mom Spotted blog, is located in Western Massachusetts. She has three boys, Johnny (15), Gavin (9), & Sawyer (3). She is married to her high school sweetheart. On Mom Spotted you'll find a fun selection of recipes, family fun, product reviews, and more! You can also find her on twitter @MomSpotted and Facebook.



Comments

  1. David Fultner says:

    I love my Pyrex®,. I also want these treats.

  2. Robin (Masshole Mommy) says:

    I am drooling over here, Jen! Those sound AWESOME.

  3. Kim says:

    I love the new look of the Pyrex dishes. The storage tote is just such a handy thing to have.

  4. Oh my goodness, you have no idea how badly I want to try this recipe!! I love brownies and am a total sucker for cherry pie!

  5. Ermagoodness, I had no idea a brownie could look so good! I have to make these for my husband. I love my Pyrex dishes and use them all the time!

  6. They all look so yummy! My oldest loves Cheesecake.

  7. Wow that is so tempting. I love cheesecake, cherries and brownies. I’ll have some!

  8. This cheesecake brownies look delicious. I love how simple these look to make. Thank you for sharing.

  9. Yum! Those brownies look so good and I can remember baking with my mom with Pyrex when I was little! I love the new look of Pyrex and will be updating my collection soon!

  10. Good googly moogly! Those look AMAZING! Perfect for potlucks or dessert at home.

  11. I have such fond memories of the meals & treats my mom would make in her Pyrex. When I became a grown-up, I definitely needed a set of my own.

  12. Avry says:

    Pinned this baby! can’t wait to try it out – I’m sure my family would LOVE it!

  13. I love love love cheesecake & brownies. I can’t wait to try making this for dessert!

  14. This dish turned out so pretty! And it looks yummy too. We will definitely have to try this recipe.

  15. Oh that bag is awesome! I have to bring cupcakes to my son’s school later this month and I had no idea something like that existed- might need to get it! Also those look SO GOOD!

  16. Terri S. says:

    I love the Pyrex 3-quart portables bag. I’ve been using Pyrex for years and love it. Your Cherry Cheesecake Brownies look delicious!

  17. Rebecca Orr says:

    I am from Corning, NY were Pyrex is made at the World Kitchen plant. My uncle works there! Every year he gives us something that is Pyrex and we love it!

  18. Paol Trenny says:

    It did not let me put my email address in the entry slot but gave me credit. My email is emscout9 at Hotmail dot com

  19. Swapna Joshi says:

    I have made cakes & breads in pyrex. Cannot wait to have this one and try brownies.

  20. Dana Rodriguez says:

    These brownies look so good!

  21. Yum these look and taste great I bet. The recipe has the best of both world inside of it. Brownies for the chocolate lover and some fruit to make it healthy haha. Happy holidays to all.

  22. Leela says:

    That looks so delicious! It would be perfect for a Christmas treat.

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