Tuesday, July 12, 2011

blueberry cream cheese brownies



and so continues the month-long saga of anna in the kitchen with minimal utensils and ingredients. but this recipe may be one of the last shortcut types for a while, since there is only one week of the festival left and then a return to normal stocked kitchen cupboards and pantries.

but what fun we're having here! with boxes of gluten free brownie mix!

here's a recipe for anyone needing a brownie makeover. you can use it with your favorite brownie recipe, a normal box mix, or like i did with colleen, a box of gluten free brownies! this was all her idea and boy is it a good one. she's a fellow violinist and austonian!! legit!!

these two little extra steps really jazz up your normal brownie experience and create a fancy twist to an old classic. good enough for any occasion! promise!


blueberry cream cheese brownies
makes twelve

1 standard recipe for brownie batter

1 package cream cheese at room temp.
1 large egg
1 tbs sugar
1 tsp vanilla

3/4 c blueberries
1 tbs sugar
2 tbs water

- spread half of brownie batter in the bottom of an 8x8 pan prepared with foil and cooking spray or butter.
- mix together cream cheese, egg and sugar. spread over brownie mix in pan.
- in a saucepan, simmer blueberries, sugar and water for five minutes over medium low or until a sauce is created. spread of cream cheese.
- top with remaining batter and place in the oven for the amount of time listed on your specific brownie recipe!

8 comments:

  1. Fabulous looking remake of brownies! I hope you've enjoyed your summer at the music festival. Are you headed to DC next?

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  2. Wow! This really is a new take on an old favorite. They sound delicious. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  3. I'm jumping back in to answer your question about the bread. It is the same - kinda:-). Many of the ingredients they use in the commercial bread are coarsely chopped rather than finely ground. I mill my grain to flour - actually it is milled by a grocer - so it is fine and powdery. My bread has no pieces of meal visible in it. Hope this answers your question. Blessings...Mary

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  4. These brownies look exciting and very tasty. Don't quite understand what you mean with the directions though. Spread of brownie mix in pan?"

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  5. left out a word! my apologies! it's fixed!

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  6. These brownies look great! I wish I'd been there to eat them.

    I'm just going to assume they're healthy. If they aren't, try making them with ground up flintstones vitamins in there?

    This is why I don't make the recipes.

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  7. Sorry that I was so grouchy yesterday. I was at work trying to take a short break with my blog friends but the job stress pushed itself into my typing.

    These blueberry bars look stunning. Maybe if I had one yesterday, I'd have been in a better mood.

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  8. not to worry! i REALLY hate grammatical errors... or just plain ole lack of proof reading. shame on me! hope you have a good weekend :D :D

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