As well as tasting good, these are pretty in appearance!

Zebra Brownies

Bottom Layer:
1 c. softened butter
4 eggs
2 c. sugar
1 c. flour
1 c. cocoa
1 tsp. vanilla

Top Layer:
3 c. softened cream cheese
5 eggs
1  1/2 c. sugar
1  1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 c. flour

Bottom Layer:  Cream together softened butter and sugar on high speed of electric mixer.  Add cocoa and eggs; mix thoroughly on low speed.  Add flour and vanilla, mixing well on low speed.

Top Layer: In a clean bowl, whip cream cheese and sugar on high speed.  Add eggs and mix on low speed.  Add vanilla and flour, mixing on low speed.

Pour cocoa mixture in a greased 9 x 13-inch pan.  Pour top layer into bottom layer.  Lightly swirl with spatula to marble.

Bake at 350 degrees (325 degrees for glass pan) for 45 minutes.

NOTE: An alternative way to assemble the dessert for a prettier appearance is to pour half of cocoa mixture in  3 inch strips in a greased 9 x 13-inch pan.  Fill around strips with half of the top layer.  Repeat layers.  Swirl with a spatula to marble.  Smooth the top and proceed as directed.


This recipe is from The Pocahontas Community Hospital 25 Years of Caring 1967 – 1992 cookbook and is used with permission.