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Hershey’s Cheesecake Brownies

Hershey's Cheesecake Brownies
Written by Emily Buys

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Hershey's Cheesecake Brownies

Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate! My mouth is salivating at even the mere thought of chocolate right now. As I have mentioned before, Hershey’s is bringing smiles to faces all over with their new spreadable chocolate. Smooth and creamy chocolate and a spoon are two things that just go hand-in-hand. Quite literally for some actually!

Hershey's Spreads

I’ll tell ya one thing for sure; I had to hide my jars of Hershey’s Spreads from my kids because they could devour them in no time at all. Have I mentioned that I have one child in particular who likes to wake up before everyone else, and sneak into things such as chocolate and whipped topping? Oh my it is true, and I don’t know if he will ever grow out of it. That boy has a sweet tooth on him. So, I can only purchase my Hershey’s Spreads when I am ready to use it in a recipe, or share it with the kids. I just never know if it will be around long enough to create something divine!

Hershey's Cheesecake Brownies

After receiving the three flavors of Hershey’s Spreads: Chocolate, Chocolate with Hazelnut and Chocolate with Almond, I immediately began thumbing through cookbooks, searching Pinterest and experimenting with different uses for the delicious spreads. I will be posting some of my favorite pairings in a couple of days, but for now I want to share a fantastic recipe that my mom came up with. When she heard that I had “jars” of chocolate at my house, she insisted I share the goods. Hm, I wonder where my son gets his major sweet tooth from! In exchange for my generosity in sharing, my mom agreed to help create a recipe with her choice of Hershey’s Spreads. 

Hershey's Cheesecake Brownies

Using the Chocolate with Hazelnut Hershey’s Spreads, we have something amazing to share with you. WARNING: These Hershey’s Cheesecake Brownies are very rich and satisfying! Beginning with a rich chewy layer of brownies hinted with hazelnut, and ending with a hazelnut cheesecake layer on top of the brownies, each bite is pure decadence!

Hershey's Cheesecake Brownies

Hershey's Cheesecake Brownies
Serves 16
A two layer bar combining rich chocolate and cheesecake flavors.
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
55 min
Total Time
1 hr
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
55 min
Total Time
1 hr
Brownie Layer
  1. 1 cup brown sugar
  2. 1/2 cup butter
  3. 2/3 cup Hershey's cocoa
  4. 1/2 cup Hershey's Chocolate with Hazelnut Spread
  5. 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  6. 1 Tbs water
  7. 1/2 cup chopped pecans
Hershey's Cheesecake Layer
  1. 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  2. 1/2 cup Hershey's Chocolate with Hazelnut Spread
  3. 1/2 cup sugar
  4. 2 eggs
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. To prepare brownie layer, combine all brownie ingredients in a bowl and mix until well combined.
  3. Spread batter into the bottom of a greased 8x8 baking dish.
Now prepare the cheesecake layer
  1. In a separate bowl, beat together the cheesecake ingredients and spoon over the top of the brownie layer.
  2. Using a rubber spatula, carefully spread the cheesecake layer over the brownie layer.
  3. Bake 55 minutes. Allow bars to set up before serving.
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Now for the giveaway!! One lucky Clever Housewife reader will receive a package of three (3) Hershey’s Spreads flavors and an assortment of recommended pairings. Nom, Nom – now more of you can join in with the #SpreadPossibilities! This will be a flash giveaway ending on 1/30/14. To enter, fill out the form below!

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