Thursday, October 28, 2010

Pumpkin Swirl Brownies

Not very often do I post recipes on here, but I came across this one just now, and had to mention it!

Perfect use of pumpkin flavoring, and just perfect for this time of year as well!

PUMPKIN SWIRL BROWNIES


This recipe was found on Betty Crocker's website.  I get their newsletter and always enjoy seeing the latest goodies posted!  If you haven't checked out BettyCrocker.com, and you love to bake or cook, this will be such a great resource for you!  So be sure to check it out!

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 2hrs 30 mins
Makes: 16 brownies

Filing:
1 package (3oz) cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup canned pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie mix)
1 egg
3 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon 
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Brownies:
1 box Betty Crocker Premium Brownies Ultimate Fudge
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 tablespoons water
1 egg

1. Heat oven to 350 (325 for a dark or nonstick pan).  Grease bottom only of a 9-inch square pan with shortening or cooking spray.  In a small bowl, beat all filling ingredients with an electric mixer on low speed until smooth.  Set aside.

2. Make brownie batter as directed on box, using 1/4 cup oil, 2 tablespoons water and the egg.  Spread 3/4 of the batter in pan.  Spoon filling by tablespoons evenly over batter.  Spoon remaining brownie batter over filling.  Cut through batter several times with a knife for marbled design.

3. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted 1 inch from side of pan comes out almost clean.  Cool completely.  Cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.  Store covered in refrigerator.


Ok, girls how can you resist this tasty recipe?  I know most of us are chocolate lovers!  This recipe had outstanding reviews, and people also wrote how even if you aren't a huge pumpkin lover, these have just the right amount.  It sounds pretty simple to make, especially because you don't have to make the brownies from scratch.  I can't wait to try this out!  Will you?
I get in the baking mood like crazy around the holidays!  What about you girls?  Any recipes you love to make for Thanksgiving or Christmas??  Or any new ones you can't wait to try?

picture and recipe from www.bettycrocker.com

12 comments:

Jen said...

I'm finding so many amazing recipes on all the blogs I follow this morning while I'm sitting here eating oatmeal. Now, I want chocolate!

Valerie said...

These look delicious!!! I've been wanting to bake something with pumpkin lately and I had thought about brownies. Hopefully I get to do some baking this weekend.

xo
Valerie

Mimi said...

Yum! They look amazing! I love pumpkin recipes!!

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Leia said...

I wish we got canned pumpkin here, these look amazing!!

Leia

Diane said...

i gotta try this recipe. they look so yummy!

Liesl @ FabulousFashions4SensibleStyle said...

These look delish, Tasha! I MUST try these!

Liesl :)

A La Mode et Plus! said...

Sooo yummy looking!

I hope you can check out the H&M giveaway I am throwing!
http://alamodeetplus.blogspot.com/2010/10/giveaway-fun.html

Leeann @ Join the Gossip said...

Oh.Em.Gee. Seriously, I see so many recipes and they sound so good, but I cannot cook so I never intend on making most of them. However, I am seriously thinking about making these bad boys. Yum!!

Sherin said...

That looks delicious. I'm a huge chocolate fan!! I'm not a great baker though...but I'm definitely keeping this recipe to try.

Rachel said...

They look soooo yummy! I might have to try these out for Thanksgiving or something. I always like to make something a bit festive for the holidays. :)

un petit lapin said...

Mmmm these look absolutely delicious. I love all the holiday treats that come on sale for the festive season.

gangsterpixiestyle said...

these look really yummy. I've been wanting to do holiday foods lately...

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