Cheesecake Brownie AKA Happy 9 Years, Baby!

This past Wednesday, it was our first anniversary. Everyone seems to forget their anniversaries before they got married. Wedding anniversary is usually the anniversary that everyone celebrates. We try to do both!
Remember those days before you got married? When you were first dating, those fun days when it was just the two of you. Those were the days we “grew up” as a couple. We still make sure to have a small celebration for our first anniversary date. Nothing big, just to make sure we remember those pre-wedding days as well. 
As I said, Last Wednesday was our 9-year anniversary. We have been together for 9 years!! I know,  to a lot of the couples that might seem like nothing, but it just seems like such a long time passed in a blink of an eye. I guess it seems so long because I still can not believe how fast time flew by. It’s a good thing!! Time goes by when you are having fun, right?!
My hubby and I began dating when I was only 17-years old. When I left for college 6 months later, he moved with me. Everyone told us that we we crazy to move in together so soon and that our relationship won’t last. I have one thing to say to that….”9 years, and still very much love!!”
My prom, May 2003!

Our wedding, November 2007
Our honeymoon!
The three of us, 2009

I wanted to make something that my hubby would love to celebrate our 9-years.  He loves cheesecake and lately has been asking for me to make something cheesecake related. I love brownies, he loves cheesecake so it was a perfect blend! 

Ingredients:
A box of your favorite brownie mix
Items required to mix into the brownie mix

8 oz cream cheese, softened
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
2 tbs nonfat plain yogurt
3 tsp sugar
1 tsp cornstarch

 whipped cream for topping

Directions:
~Preheat the oven to 350 and grease a 12-cup muffin tin. (After making these, I would recommend using a cupcake wrappers, but its up to you)
1. Mix the brownie according to the package instructions.

My sues-chef working hard!

2. Divide the brownie batter between 12 muffin cups. ONLY about 1/3 full!
3. Bake for about 5-7 minutes, (just until it starts to rise.)

4. Meanwhile, combine all the ingredients for the cheesecake part in a small mixing bowl. Beat until all well combined.
5. Take the brownies out of the oven and scoop the cheesecake mixture on top.

6. Bake for another 11-13 minutes.

7. Make sure to cool it to room temperature before taking out of the tin.

~Top it off with some whipped cream before serving. May be some chocolate drizzle if you are feeling especially sweet~

Enjoy!!

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Comments

  1. Hi Lyuba,
    Your cheesecake brownie looks yum! It looks like chocolate cheesecake which I love!
    Congratulations on your Anniversary! We always celebrate our anniversaries prior to our marriage too! We were also seventeen when we met!
    Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful weekend.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

  2. Congratulations, we are so happy for all three of you!
    Sure would enjoy one of those right now!
    Your young assistant is doing a great job!

  3. Would love to make these but I am hesitant to print this recipe because it is not print friendly and would take so much ink to print the pictures… My printer ink is so darn expensive.
    Thanks!

  4. These look absolutely amazing lady! I have a box of brownie mix in the pantry as we speak and I just may have to dig into this recipe later:) I would be so totally thrilled if you linked up at my party goin on all weekend!
    Kim
    http://too-much-time.com/2012/03/get-schooled-saturday-14-list-plan-it-giveaway.html

  5. Awesome recipe! if there’s anything my husband and my son LOVES, it’s brownies AND cheesecake, so combining them is over the top! thanks for sharing, I’m making this soon… maybe for Easter dessert!
    JoAnn
    sweetpepperrose.blogspot.com

  6. Ohh, with brownies! This looks yummy! I make a similar version but use chocolate chip cookie dough as the base layer. :)
    I would love for you to share this at my “Unveil Your Genius” Link party!
    http://taylornorris.blogspot.com/2012/03/unveil-your-genius-link-party_15.html

    Happy Weekend!

  7. Cheesecake and Brownie, you can never go wrong with those combinations in our home. I am pinning this!
    Would love to have link this up at Sunday Round UP!
    3 blogs = 1 party
    xx
    Heather
    http://www.heatherlyloves.com/2012/03/sunday-round-up-1_8663.html

  8. Extremely delicious looking brownies.
    Happy anniversary!
    May your next years together will be sweet as these brownies are :)

  9. Happy anniversary!
    this is my favorite kind of brownies :)

  10. Happy Anniversary! Your brownies look amazing!!! ANd your little helper is adorable!

  11. Thanks for linking up to the “Unveil Your Genius” Link party!!

  12. Ym! Brownies and cheesecake all at once…oh my! Would love for you to share at http://iamaddictedtorecipes.blogspot.ca/p/link-party.html
    Have a great weekend, and Happy Anniversary!

  13. Look absolutely delicious! Thanks for stopping by and partying at Funday Sunday!

  14. Found you on Sumo’s Sweet Stuff, I love both brownies and cheesecake! Yum!

  15. These look wonderful. Pat

  16. I am all over this recipe! Woo hoo. Mixing it up right now. Thanks…brilliant idea.

  17. Amazing! We’d love for you to link this awesome recipe at our party! http://housewivesofriverton.blogspot.com/2012/03/recipe-round-up-8.html

  18. Happy Anniversary and such a yummy treat too :) Thanks for sharing at Creative Mondays :)

  19. Congrats on nine years! When I seen cheesecake brownies I knew this would be a winner. I love cheesecake, hubs loves brownies, such a great combo. They look so yummy, and recipe pretty easy. Thanks for sharing your creative inspiration at Sunday’s Best!

  20. Happy Anniversary! We celebrate those too. These look so good-that top is amazing. Want want want!

  21. I’ve been thinking about these for a few days now!

    Thanks so much for sharing at Scrumptious Sunday at Addicted to Recipes! Hope to see you at the next link party, starting Sunday!

    http://iamaddictedtorecipes.blogspot.com

  22. Great way to celebrate!Consider, if you will, sharing with my readers over at http://sassafrassalvation.blogspot.com/2012/03/sasss-sunday-salvation-show-17.html

    Hugs,
    Sass

  23. These look yummy. Just found your blog its so fun.. Come and check out my blog

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    Have a great day

  24. Beautiful brownies! Now that’s a great way to celebrate! YUMMMMM

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