Irish Cream Swirl Brownies
This favorite takes on a seasonal twist with a splash of Irish cream liqueur and green food coloring. The decadent brownie and swirl topping will leave everyone tapping their feet to a Celtic tune.
Makes 16 servings.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
1 package (family-size) fudge brownie mix
1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons flour
1/4 cup Irish cream liqueur
1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Green Food Color
1. Prepare brownie mix as directed on package, adding vanilla. Reserve 1 cup batter. Spread remaining batter in greased 9-inch square baking pan.
2. Beat cream cheese, flour and sugar in medium bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add Irish cream liqueur, egg and food color; beat until well blended. Pour over brownie layer in pan. Drop reserved 1 cup batter by spoonfuls over cream cheese layer. Cut through batter with knife several times for marble effect.
3. Bake as directed on package for 9-inch square baking pan. Cool in pan on wire rack. Cut into squares. Serve with a small scoop of vanilla ice cream, if desired.
Test Kitchen Tips:
n For easy clean-up, line pan with foil with ends of foil extending over sides of pan. Use foil handles to remove brownie from pan. Place on cutting board and cut into squares.
n If desired, 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract may be used in place of the Irish cream liqueur. Omit flour.
Fat: 16 g
Carbohydrates: 34 g
Cholesterol: 53 mg
Sodium: 179 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Protein: 3 g
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