Small-Batch Cream Cheese Brownies

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated July/August 2023

Cream cheese brownies are an American classic.

SERVES Makes 4 brownies

TIME 45 minutes, plus 40 minutes cooling

Small-Batch Cream Cheese Brownies

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

When done right, the two batters must complement each other rather than compete. We used unsweetened chocolate for bold chocolate flavor and a cakey brownie batter so that the added liquid from the cream cheese filling didn't make the brown...

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