Wrap some of these brownies individually in clear plastic wrap and tie them with a colorful ribbon. They make an inexpensive and thoughtful gift to take to a dinner party.
1 (22oz) package fudge brownie mix
3 oz cream cheese
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 Tbsp flour
Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare brownie mix using package directions. Reserve 1/2 cup batter. Spread remaining batter evenly in a greased 9x13-inch baking pan.
Combine cream cheese, sugar, flour, egg and vanilla in bowl; beat using electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Pour evenly over brownie batter.
Dollop reserved brownie batter over top. Swirl knife tip through batter to create marbled effect.
Bake for 30 minutes or until brownies pull from sides of pan. Cool completely. Cut into squares or bars.
To create instant lunch box treats, bake these tasty brownies in muffin tins lined with paper muffin cups. For a quick and easy clean-up, line the baking pan with foil. After baking, just lift out the brownies.