Cherry Garcia Brownies

Imagine the Ben & Jerry's ice cream, but in brownie form!


  • Butter and flour, for greasing the pan
  • 1 box of brownie mix, and the ingredients on the box
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 sugar
  • 2/3 cup cherries, pitted and quartered
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350F and grease an 8-in x 8-in baking dish with butter and sprinkle with flour.
  2. Prepare brownie batter according to package instructions.
  3. In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese, vanilla, egg, and sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Stir in the cherries and chocolate chips.
  4. Pour brownie batter into the prepared baking dish. Dollop the cream cheese-cherry mixture over the brownie layer, then run knife through mixture and batter to create a swirled effect.
  5. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the middle of the brownie comes out clean, about 45 minutes.
  6. Let cool in pan completely, then slice into small squares and serve.

Recipe adapted from