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Ultimate Fudge Brownies

servings:Makes 12 brownies
prep time:
10 min
total time:
1 hr


  • 2 sticks butter, melted separately
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 8oz. package of cream cheese softened to room temperature
  • 3-4 Tbs cocoa powder
  • 1 16oz. box of confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 18.25oz package of chocolate cake mix


  • 1

    Preheat the oven to 350°

  • 2

    Grease a 13X9 baking dish.

  • 3

    In a large bowl, combine cake mix, 1 egg, and 1 stick of melted butter. Mix ingredients until well bended.

  • 4

    Pat the batter into the bottom of the greased baking dish to form a dense crust. Use a small tin can or glass to help roll the dough evenly.

  • 5

    With an electric mixer, beat the cream cheese until smooth.

  • 6

    Add the eggs and cocoa to the cream cheese.

  • 7

    Then slowly add the sugar. Mix well.

  • 8

    Add the remaining melted butter and vanilla.

  • 9

    Spread the batter over the pressed dough.

  • 10

    Bake for 40-50 minutes. The center should still be gooey but firm when removing from the oven.



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