These Red Velvet Brownies are so easy to make and the flavor will knock your socks off! Chocolate and cream cheese go so well together, and you'll be out of the kitchen in no time! This is the perfect easy recipe for any occasion!
Red Velvet Bars with Cream Cheese Drizzle
1 stick unsalted butter, melted
1 egg, room temp
1 C brown sugar, packed
1 TBSP vanilla
¼ C unsweetened natural cocoa powder
2 containers red gel food coloring
¾ C flour
Cream Cheese Icing Ingredients:
½ C cream cheese, room temp
3 TBSP unsalted butter, room temp
1 tsp vanilla
1 to 1½ C powdered sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray an 6 inch baking dish with cooking spray. Set aside.
Melt butter either in a microwave or in a double boiler.
Add an egg after waiting a minute so you don't scramble it.
After the egg, brown sugar, and vanilla, whisking until smooth.
Whisk in the cocoa until smooth.
Pour in the red food coloring, whisking to incorporate. Keep adding the food coloring until the desired red color is obtained.
Blend in the flour; don't over stir.
Spoon the batter into pan, smooth the top with a spatula.
Bake at 350 degrees for 28 to 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Cool brownies in a pan for 30 minutes before slicing.
Brownies will keep for up to 1 week.
Cream Cheese Icing Directions:
Combine the ingredients, mixing until smooth.
If the icing is too thick add 1 TBSP of milk at a time until the desired consistency is reached.
If the icing is too thin, add more powdered sugar, stir to mix.
Spoon into a plastic bottle then drizzle on the red velvet brownies.
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