Cream Cheese Swirl Layer

6 oz (from 8-oz package) cream cheese, softened

1/3 cup sugar

1 tablespoon Gold Medal all-purpose flour

1 egg, separated, yolk reserved for brownie batter

1 teaspoon vanilla 


Brownie Layer

1 box (16 oz) Betty Crocker Supreme original brownie mix

   water, vegetable oil and egg called for on brownie mix box

   Reserved egg yolk

2 teaspoons instant espresso coffee powder

1 tablespoon liquid red food color (from 1oz bottle)



1.   Heat oven to 350F (325F for dark or nonstick pan).  Grease bottom of 9 inch square pan with shortening or cooking spray.  In medium bowl, mix cream cheese and sugar with spoon until smooth.  Add flour, egg white and vanilla; mix until well blended.  Set aside.

2.   Make brownie batter as directed on box, adding reserved egg yolk, espresso powder and food color; mix well until batter turns a rich red color.  Spread in pan.

3.   Spoon filling by tablespoonful dollops evenly onto batter making 4 rows by 4 rows.  Draw knife through mixture in five straight lines horizontally, the vertically for swirled design.

4.   Bake 28 to 32 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out almost clean.  Cool on cooling rack, 30 minutes.  Refrigerate at least 1 hour or until chilled.  Cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.  Store covered in refrigerator.