Cheesecake Brownie bites

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Cheesecake…Brownies…mini and bite sized!

OH YES!

I saw this and I ran out and bought myself a mini muffin tin, this was not a splurge by any means. In this house that tin will get a lot of use, I have a bit of a sweet tooth, and there are oodles of recipes to make that tooth happy!

It was a cold, mama doesn’t wanna leave the house day and I had to entertain the wee one. this was perfect!

What you will need is:

For the brownie batter:

4 large eggs

1¼ cups baking cocoa

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 Tablespoon instant espresso powder, mixed with 2 teaspoons water

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

2¼ cups sugar

1 cup unsalted butter, melted

1½ cups all-purpose flour

 

For the cheesecake filling:

1 (8-oz.) package cream cheese, softened

3 Tablespoons sugar

1 large egg yolk

 

don’t forget to heat the oven to 350f

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Make sure your “helper” has their own stuffs to play with

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Mix together the eggs, cocoa, salt, baking powder, espresso mixture (i just used strong coffee) and vanilla until well blended. I did it by hand, it was easy enough…and I sifted the cocoa so I didn”t have lumps.

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Next add to the bowl the sugar, butter and flour…

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Mix it all up and you have yourself Brownie batter! Now set it aside…no don’t eat it by the spoonful. But if you do, I won’t judge 😉

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Time for cheesecake filling…

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throw the 3 ingredients in a bowl and mix them all up

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Scrape it up and put it in a plastic bag or pastry bag. (I would say you could just scoop it into the brownie cups too if you do not want to do this part.

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grease the pan, and scoop about a tablespoon of brownie batter into the cups

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snip the corner off the plastic bg if you decided to do this method

 

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squeeze a generous amount of filling on top of the brownie batter. I was not generous enough on these, I was worried I would not have enough filling…I had plenty

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This is how much I ended up putting in the second batch and still had plenty left over…be generous, it makes them taste better 🙂

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Place about a teaspoon of brownie batter on top

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Put them in your 350 degree oven for about 12 minutes…mine took a lil longer. Insert a toothpick when it comes out clean, they are done.

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Let them cool in the pan for about 5 minutes or so

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then let them cool on the rack…or enjoy warm 🙂

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About Alaskan at heart

I'm new to blogging, I am not sure why I wanted to start, I just did. I have done a lot in my life so far, and love to learn. I try new things all of the time, and love to teach myself as well. My passion is the great outdoors, I love being with nature. I hope that this blog can be funny, insightful, and full of knowledge. I am a Pinterest addict, I love all of the ideas I get from that wonderful site. I try a lot of things from there so there will be many Pinterest updates from me. That is me in a nutshell right now.

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  1. oh, my,, my, i want some they look really easy i made nutella ones very simalar but they tasted just like brownies so next time i will make these

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