INGREDIENTS

Crust:
1 box fudge brownie mix
2 large eggs
1/4 cup water
1/2 cup water

Filling:
2 (8 oz.) packages cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 eggs

Topping:
1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
3/4 cups heavy cream

PREPARATION

Preheat oven to 325º F and lightly grease a 9×13-inch baking dish with non-stick spray.
Make brownie batter as directed on box for cake-like brownies. Measure out 1/2 cup batter, then set aside, covered, and refrigerate for later use.
Pour remaining batter in bottom of greased baking dish. Place in oven and bake 22-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven and let cool 10 minutes.
In a large bowl or mixer, beat cream cheese until smooth, then mix in sugar, reserved cake batter, 2 tablespoons heavy cream and vanilla extract and beat until incorporated.
Beat in eggs one at a time, waiting until each is incorporated before adding the next, then pour filling over cooled brownie crust.
Return baking dish to oven and cook for another 26-28 minutes, or until center of filling is just set. Remove from oven and let cool.
Combine chocolate chips and heavy cream in a microwaveable bowl and microwave for 1 minute. Stir and then microwave for another 30 seconds, or until smooth and melted.
Pour melted chocolate over cooled filling and refrigerate until set. 3-4 hours, or overnight.
When ready to serve, slice into bars and enjoy!

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