Brownies are hard to mess up, but the truly great ones combine a generous helping of chocolate with a dense, satisfying bite. These brownies from Baked Occasions have both, with a sweetly spiced pumpkin cheesecake swirl that makes them even more satisfying, and seasonally appropriate.
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A dense, fudgy brownie seems easy enough to make without flour; after all, isn't there flourless chocolate cake? The Everyday Art of Gluten-Free answers that question with marbled cheesecake brownies that are still plenty dense, but with a cake-like quality that supports the weight of a pound of cream cheese, thanks to author Karen Morgan's Cookie Jar Blend.
Indulge in a little no-bake bliss with this cheesecake from Seriously Delish. Greek yogurt is mixed in alongside cream cheese, with a little sweetened condensed milk for, well, sweetness. It's tart, creamy, but not too dense; just the kind of cake you can enjoy more than once in a while. The simple base allows for all kinds of toppings, an assortment of which are suggested. Feel free to eat it plain or switch it up entirely.
These muffins deliver the flavor of sweet and lemony cheesecake in a quick and easy breakfast sweet.
The combination of velvety smoothness and intense creaminess of fresh Brillat-Savarin cheese sandwiched between a passion fruit glaze and a thin crumb crust is absolutely gorgeous. Further enhanced by a mango puree, serve this dessert when you're ready to say goodbye to winter.
Creamy, chocolaty, and best of all...no bake!
Serving tiny wedges of this cheesecake is an elegant and very grown up way to end a dinner party or holiday meal.
The Complete Nose to Tail cookbook works a little magic on cheese curds, whipping them together with superfine sugar and eggs to make a cheesecake that's fresh, grassy, and sweetly tart.
Chocolaty Cocoa Puffs® line both the bottom and the crunchy top of this decadent and easy to make chocolate no-bake cheesecake. A layer of Cocoa Puffs® inside soften to a delicious cake-like consistency.
These easy to prepare bars are perfect for those who love cheesecake but hate the prospect of fussing around with a water bath.
What's black and white and red all over? Why, red velvet cheesecake from Say It With Cake, of course. Nestled in a crunchy cookie crust and topped with clouds of whipped cream, that familiar ruby shade belies rich dark chocolate flavor.
Home Made Summer combines the tang of lime and tropical richness of coconut to make a cheesecake that pleases the eyes as much as the palate.
Looking for a tart, creamy cheesecake to use up all those Meyer lemons in your yard? Search no further.
Creamy sweetened cream cheese topped with bright red strawberries makes a great early spring dessert. And the best part? It's no-bake. Just press the graham cracker crumbs in the pan, fill, top with berries, and chill.
This cheesecake is soft moist, and full of strawberry-almond flavor. A touch of crème fraîche makes for a gently tart kick.
Spider web-decorated cupcakes with a chocolate cheesecake base.
Welcome fall, but keep it light. These airy bars from Baked Elements: Our 10 Favorite Ingredients still pack plenty of pumpkin and spice. Sweet cream cheese frosting is just a bonus.
Bourbon-roasted peaches on top of a peach-flavored cheesecake with a graham cracker-pecan crust.
This is a lighter alternative to traditional cheesecake. The flaky crust and the addition of ricotta help lighten the affair, making it the perfect finish for early summer dinners. While this pie would be great with any fruit topping, I recommend strawberries and rhubarb, made with frozen or fresh strawberries and fresh rhubarb.
The surprise in this creamy, tangy cheesecake is a layer of blueberries over a graham cracker crust.