Coconut Cream Cheese Brownies
A recipe from the Sneaky Kitchen
3 eggs
1 cup /250 mL melted butter
1-1/2 tsp /7.5 mL Vanilla
2 cups /500 mL sugar
1-1/4 cups /300 mL all-purpose flour
1/2 cup /125 mL Baking Cocoa
1/2 tsp /2.5 mL Baking Powder
1/4 tsp /1.2 mL salt
1 cup /250 mL chocolate chips
Filling:

2 packages (8 oz /227 g each) cream cheese
2 tsp /10 mL Coconut Extract
1/4 cup /60 mL sugar
1 egg
2 tbsp /30 mL milk
3/4 cup /180 mL Coconut Dessert Mix
In a large mixing bowl, combine eggs, butter & vanilla. Combine dry ingredients; add to egg mixture & mix well. Stir in chocolate chips. Set aside half for topping. Coat a 9" x 13 /23 x 33 cm pan with Cooking Spray. Spread remaining batter into prepared pan.

In small bowl, beat cream cheese, coconut extract & sugar until smooth. Add egg, milk & dessert mix, beating just until combined. Carefully spread filling over batter. Drop reserved batter by tablespoonfuls atop filling. Cut through batter with knife to swirl.

Bake at 350F /180C for 35 to 40 min. or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack; refrigerate until serving. Makes 3 dz.