Peppermint Swirl Cheesecake Brownies

Peppermint Cheesecake Swirl Brownies
Peppermint Cheesecake Swirl Brownies

Peppermint Swirl Cheesecake Brownies

Recipes   Sweets     Gluten Free     Seasonal    

Ingredients

Cheesecake Swirl
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup Swerve, Confectioners
  • 1 large egg, room temperature 
  • 2 tbsp heavy cream 
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract 
  • Natural food coloring, if desired
Brownies
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • ⅔ cup Swerve, Granular
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature 
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract 
  • ½ cup almond flour 
  • ⅓ cup cocoa powder 
  • ½ tsp baking powder 
  • ¼ tsp salt 
  • 2 to 4 tbsp water

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F and grease an 8x8 inch baking pan. 
  2. In a large bowl, beat together the cream cheese and Confectioners Swerve until smooth. Beat in the egg, cream, and extract until well combined. Add natural food coloring until a minty green is achieved. Set aside. 
  3. In another large bowl, whisk together the butter and granular Swerve. Whisk in the eggs and vanilla extract, then whisk in the almond flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt. Add enough water to achieve a pour-able consistency. 
  4. Pour the brownie batter into the prepared pan. Dollop with the cream cheese mixture and swirl together with a knife or offset spatula. Tap the pan firmly on the counter to even out the top. 
  5. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until the sides are set but the center still jiggles slightly. Remove and let cool completely, then refrigerate at least 1 hour before cutting into bars.

Makes 16 brownies. 

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 brownie

Servings 16

Calories 150
Total Fat 14g
Total Saturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 80mg
Sodium 65mg
Total Carbs 13g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 1g
Added Sugar 0g
Swerve 10g
Protein 4g
Net Carbs: 1g

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