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Cream cheese swirl brownies

4
4
4
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
35 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
16
Difficulty
Easy
Chase the winter blues away with these delicious reduced-fat brownies.

Ingredients

All-purpose flour

¾ cup(s)

Sugar

¾ cup(s)

Unsweetened cocoa powder

¼ cup(s)

Baking powder

½ tsp

Canola oil

3 tsp

Mineral water

2 Tbsp

Egg white(s)

2 large

Low fat cream cheese

2 oz, softened (about 3 1/2 tbsp)

Sugar

2 Tbsp

Vanilla extract

¼ tsp

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350º F. Coat an 8-inch square pan with cooking spray.
  2. Combine flour, 3/4 cup of sugar, cocoa and baking powder in a medium-size bowl; mix well. Add canola oil, water and egg whites; mix just until dry ingredients are moistened. Spoon and spread batter evenly into prepared pan.
  3. Combine cream cheese, remaining sugar and vanilla in a small bowl; blend well. Drop small spoonfuls of cream cheese mixture over brownie batter; swirl gently with a knife to create a decorative pattern.
  4. Bake until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 20 minutes. Allow to cool for 20 minutes before cutting into 16 bars.