Chocolate Cheesecake Brownies

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We have used lowfat yogurt cheese an excellent substitute to higher-calorie cream cheese in this decadent dessert.

260
Calories
11g
Fat
5g
Protein
10
Servings

Ingredients

Cream Cheese Topping

1 c Stonyfield Organic Low Fat Plain Yogurt (to yield 4 oz Yogurt cheese* or 4 oz Stonyfield Organic Greek Caramel Nonfat Yogurt, unstrained)
2 T sugar
1 large egg
1 t vanilla extract
1/4 t fresh grated lemon zest

Brownies

1 c flour
1/4 t salt
1/4 t baking soda
6 oz bittersweet chocolate
4 T butter
2/3 c sugar
2 t vanilla
2 large eggs
2 T Stonyfield Organic Low Fat Plain Yogurt
Nutrition Information: 
Calories: 
260
Calories from Fat: 
100
Total Fat: 
11g
Cholesterol: 
75mg
Total Carbohydrate: 
38g
Protein: 
5g

Preparation:

Step 1

*For Yogurt Cheese: Using a yogurt cheese maker or layered cheese cloth, strain the whey from yogurt for 3-6 hours in the refrigerator. This should yield approximatley 4oz. of yogurt cheese.

Step 2

To make the cream cheese topping, combine all ingredients and mix well. Reserve.

Step 3

Preheat oven to 350°. Whisk together flour, salt, and baking soda in a medium-size mixing bowl. Combine chocolate and butter, and melt in a double boiler. Once melted, add this to the flour mixture, then slowly add sugar, vanilla, 2 large eggs and 2 tablespoons of yogurt. Mix well, and pour batter into an 8 inch baking dish. Bake for 15 minutes at 350°, then reducing temperature to 325°and top with yogurt cheese mixture. Continue baking for 35 minutes. Let cool and enjoy!

Ingredients

Cream Cheese Topping

1 c Stonyfield Organic Low Fat Plain Yogurt (to yield 4 oz Yogurt cheese* or 4 oz Stonyfield Organic Greek Caramel Nonfat Yogurt, unstrained)
2 T sugar
1 large egg
1 t vanilla extract
1/4 t fresh grated lemon zest

Brownies

1 c flour
1/4 t salt
1/4 t baking soda
6 oz bittersweet chocolate
4 T butter
2/3 c sugar
2 t vanilla
2 large eggs
2 T Stonyfield Organic Low Fat Plain Yogurt
Nutrition Information: 
Calories: 
260
Calories from Fat: 
100
Total Fat: 
11g
Cholesterol: 
75mg
Total Carbohydrate: 
38g
Protein: 
5g

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