Pumpkin Cream Cheese Swirl Brownies Recipe #KraftRecipes

This month’s sponsored KRAFT post is all about Thanksgiving Favorites.  I’ve often said that once fall rolls around I really just want to quit my job and craft and bake all day.  There’s just something about the weather, sites and smells that make me feel like home.  I think that is why I truly love using pumpkin in just about every recipe during the fall.

This recipe combines my love for pumpkin as well as brownies for a fun Thanksgiving treat.  Because my husband isn’t a huge fan of pumpkin pie, I thought this would be a great alternative.  I’m excited about serving these for our family Thanksgiving dessert.  We have so many Thanksgiving recipes that are our favorites and it is nice to add a new one that is sure to become one added to the line-up.

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Swirl Brownies

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Swirl Brownies

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 55 minutes

Yield: 12 large brownies

Ingredients:

  • 1 29 oz. canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 80z KRAFT PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 2 1/4 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  • Melt butter in a saucepan over low and add in sugar.  Stir constantly for about 2 minutes.  It will be thick.
  • Add melted butter/sugar combination to a mixing bowl and mix in the cocoa powder, salt, eggs, baking powder and vanilla.
  • Mix in the flour and chocolate chips.  The mixture will be thick.
  • Soften the KRAFT PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese in the microwave and mix in the cinnamon and nutmeg.
  • Mix the cream cheese in with the can of pumpkin.
  • Grease the bottom of a baking pan.
  • Add half of the pumpkin mixture to the bottom of the pan.
  • Layer the brownie mix over the pumpkin.
  • Top with the final layer of pumpkin mixture.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.
  • Let rest for about an hour before serving.

Now all that’s left to do is enjoy this warm, delicious treat!  Make sure to brew a cup of coffee and share all of those family stories everyone has heard one to many times.  No matter what the recipe is, just being together at Thanksgiving is my all time favorite!

This post was part of a sponsored campaign with KRAFT. 

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About Felicia

Felicia Carter is founder and managing editor of Go Grow Go. Her philosophy is to simplify, save, grow and go! Her home is generally full of DIY projects, crafts, yummy baked goods and lots of love. Felicia is also a wife, mom of 2 boys and nationally certified counselor. You can always find her near the chocolate or the coffee pot.

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Comments

  1. Oooh, these are a great idea to bring to my son’s family feast at school! Thanks for sharing this yummy looking recipe.

  2. These look soooo good. I bet I couldn’t eat just one. :)

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