Cherry cheese brownies
|Dark, sweet cherries, canned||5||Drain cherries. Reserve 10 1/2 ozs. of juice.|
|Brownie mix||4||11||Add brownie mix, oil and 1/2 the eggs to|
|Eggs (10)||1||1||the cherry juice. Mix well, and gently|
|Vegetable oil||8 3/4||add cherries. Set aside.|
|Cream cheese, softened||15||Combine, and mix for 3 to 4 minutes. Add|
|Granulated sugar||4||remaining eggs, and incorporate.|
|Flaked coconut*||12||Add to cream cheese/egg mixture.|
|Total appr. wt.||13||4 1/2|
Instructions: Grease five 8-in. by 8-in. by 2-in. pans. Divide the brownie batter evenly in the pans, and smooth. Spoon cream cheese mixture over the brownie batter. Use a knife to swirl the cream cheese into the brownie batter. Bake at 350°F for 35 to 40 minutes. Cut into bars or squares.
Yields about 45 squares or 90 bars.
* 9 ozs. of chopped pecans or walnuts may be substituted for the coconut.