Marbled Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies*


It’s January 20th, and I am bringing you a Valentine’s day dessert! That’s right, for once I am actually bringing you a holiday dessert before the holiday! Pigs are on fire and hell is flying…or, you know, whatever that saying is. We should all take a moment and enjoy this one time, never gonna happen ever again feeling.

Yesterday Jorge and I signed all the papers to rent a 2100 sq ft house. That’s like…almost 2 of our current apartment! This is going to be a BIG change for us since we have always been apartment/townhome type people. We are now going to have a yard to mow, room to do cartwheels down the hallways and the space to adopt like 50 more animals – totally just kidding…probably kidding…maybe…I mean…what’s a few more right?…

Since our offical move in date is February 17th, I know my current kitchen will have to be packed up a few days ahead of time….which is why I am here with my Vday dessert early. It’s not because I was planning ahead…or trying to be helpful. But I knew if I wanted to get to make these adorable Marbled Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies, that I have bookmarked since last year, I HAD to do it now or it wouldn’t happen.

I was nervous putting this recipe into the oven…I really winged it with the red velvet brownie batter. But I totally lucked out and it turned out delicious! Jorge was munching on all of the scraps leftover from the hearts and kept saying, “mmmm ::mumble mumble:: gooooodddd”. I’m not sure exactly what he was saying, but I know they were happy belly noises. :)

I can’t think of a more perfect dessert for your honey this Valentine’s day. Thank you so much to Lindsey of Our Share Of The Harvest for the inspiration!

A couple of quick tips:

1. I used the red heart cookie cutter in this set from Wilton for my hearts. They are not actually bite sized…and are more a 2-3 bites sized. These brownies are definitely sturdy enough for the bigger size…and I feel better saying I had one brownie, instead of, I had 3 brownies. :)

2. Use a heavy duty jelly roll pan! A thin pan will result in the burnt bottoms (hehe). I have this one…and while yes it is more expensive than the cheapo ones at Wal-Mar, it is so worth the money.

3. You are going to have scraps leftover from the hearts. You have two options… One, stand over the sink eating them. Two, come back and check here on Monday to see what tasty treat I whipped up with the remaining scraps! Update: What to do with the scraps!

4. Wouldn’t these be adorable on lollipop sticks? And with a Valentine stuck to them? You know like the kid’s Valentines? Someone please do it & send me photos so I can ogle all the adorableness!

 

Update: What to do with the leftover scraps!


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Marbled Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies

Yield: 16 hearts

Ingredients:

Red Velvet Layer:
3 1/4 cups flour
2 1/4 cups granulated sugar
3 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
3 large eggs
1 cup vegetable oil
4 tablespoons milk, divided
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon red food coloring
2 teaspoons white vinegar

Cheesecake Layer:
2 8oz packages cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 13 x 18 jelly roll pan with butter or spray with Baker's Joy.

In large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, cocoa powder, salt, and baking powder. Set aside. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, vegetable oil, 2 tablespoons milk, vanilla extract, red food coloring, and white vinegar.

Combine the dry and wet ingredients, until completely combined. The batter will be a really thick, almost moldable texture...but don't worry, that's what you want. Remove 3/4 cup of the batter and place it in a medium bowl. Whisk in the remaining 2 tablespoons of milk (into the 3/4 cup of batter you just took out). Set aside the 3/4 cup batter.

Pour the remaining batter into the prepared jelly roll pan. Using a spatula, smooth out the batter to reach all the edges.

Now, in your stand mixer, beat cream cheese and sugar until fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add eggs and vanilla, beating until combined and there are no lumps. Pour the cream cheese mixture on top of the red velvet layer and smooth mixture till it reaches all the edges.

Drop spoonfuls of the remaining red velvet batter (that you mixed with milk) onto the top of the cheesecake layer. Drag the tip of a knife through the red velvet and the cheesecake layers to create swirls.

Bake for 30 minutes, rotating half way through, or just until the center is set and it no longer jiggles. Let cool completely on a wire rack before cutting. Use a medium sized heart cookie cutter to create the perfect Valentine's Day treat!

TNCB

 

P.S. I am seriously considering sending out these to all of my dearest girlfriends this year. Do you want me to send you one too? You can have anybody but Justin, I already called all of those to wall paper my ceiling with.

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372 Responses to “Marbled Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies”

  1. 1

    Katarina — January 20, 2012 @ 2:53 am

    Wow, these look great!

  2. 2

    Averie @ Love Veggies and Yoga — January 20, 2012 @ 3:49 am

    SO PRETTY!

    Wow..I made pink cookies earlier in the week but you outdid yourself with these..and the strings and your creative touch…wanna send some of that creative energy over here and help me entertain my kiddo? :)

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    Kathryn — January 20, 2012 @ 4:06 am

    Love the pictures here – I mean, the brownies probably would look good whatever you did to them but I love the cute little balloons you made out of them. Adorable.

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    Lacey — January 20, 2012 @ 4:14 am

    Being a fan of red velvet, all I can say is “WOW!” These look amazing and absolutely delicious. Great job!

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    Lauren at Keep It Sweet — January 20, 2012 @ 6:25 am

    That house sounds enormous, so exciting for you! And these brownies, gorgeous and delicious.

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    Katrina — January 20, 2012 @ 8:03 am

    Gah! These are the prettiest internet recipe I’ve seen all day. You rock my sweet filled world!

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    thelittleloaf — January 20, 2012 @ 8:23 am

    I LOVE the way you’ve styled these shots! And your brownies look so delicious – although can you call it a brownie when it’s pink? Actually who cares, they look divine either way :-)

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    Tara @ Chip Chip Hooray — January 20, 2012 @ 8:59 am

    These are SO. Gorgeous. Oh my gosh. I love the way you made a brownie balloon bouquet. :) Such creativity in your photos!!

    Also I’d totally be an over-the-sink-scrap-eater, but I think you probably knew that. ;) Congrats on the new house!! That sounds amazing and like a really exciting new chapter.

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    Cookbook Queen — January 20, 2012 @ 9:32 am

    These are so stinking pretty!!! Love love love them.

    Good luck with the move!!

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    JulieD — January 20, 2012 @ 9:40 am

    This is so funny! I love your brownies…can you believe I recently made red velvet cheesecake brownies too? Great minds think alike but yours look way better than mine!!!

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    Paula — January 20, 2012 @ 9:42 am

    This presentation is adorable. Best wishes for a smooth move!

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    Emilie @ Emilie's Enjoyables — January 20, 2012 @ 10:16 am

    um these are ADORABLE. Congrats on your new house!

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    Bev Weidner — January 20, 2012 @ 10:30 am

    I somehow think these might taste a wee bit better than my DRYER LINT version. ;)

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    Jess — January 20, 2012 @ 10:46 am

    I NEED those valentines!!! I request Chris… i always liked the weird boys! But seriously, where can I buy these???

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    Gina @ Running to the Kitchen — January 20, 2012 @ 10:58 am

    I can’t believe those are brownies. Gorgeous!

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    Erin — January 20, 2012 @ 11:10 am

    If you gave me these cookies, I would totally be your Valentine

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    Sally @ Spontaneous Hausfrau — January 20, 2012 @ 11:13 am

    These are just the prettiest little brownies – love them!!

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    Julie @ Table for Two — January 20, 2012 @ 12:15 pm

    wow, gorgeous!!! hahaha i would totally love a valentine from you ;) congrats on the new house!! that’s going to be amazing with all that space!

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    Megan @ Country Cleaver — January 20, 2012 @ 12:19 pm

    Red Velvet and Hearts – a match made in heaven. Congrats on the new kitchen – hooray upgrade!

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    Glory/ Glorious Treats — January 20, 2012 @ 12:21 pm

    These look delicious, and the creative photography really makes them extra special!! Gorgeous work! (straight to pinterest) =)

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    Joy — January 20, 2012 @ 12:26 pm

    Those are so cute.

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    nicole {sweet peony} — January 20, 2012 @ 12:48 pm

    omg i looove these! the color & marbling are perfect, and the creativity with the string makes these so adorable!! congrats on the new house- i’m sure y’all are thrilled!!

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    Kare — January 20, 2012 @ 1:14 pm

    These are adorable and look delicious to boot! Love the creative way you photographed them.

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    Maria — January 20, 2012 @ 2:13 pm

    These are all kinds of awesome!

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    Allison — January 20, 2012 @ 3:29 pm

    JESSICA!! I have to get to work on finding a Valentine now.

    • Jessica replied: — January 20th, 2012 @ 11:29 pm

      I’ll totally be your Valentine ;)

  26. 26

    Jessica Macpherson — January 20, 2012 @ 3:33 pm

    Color me inspired! Those look both adorable and delicious! Plus, the man loves both brownies and cheese cake. I think we have a winner here! :) Thanks!

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    Windy — January 20, 2012 @ 3:41 pm

    Wow, these sound fantastic. And they look so pretty! And pigs on fire in hell means you gave us bacon to go with them, right? :)

    I may have to make these next month and be a brownie pusher.

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    Christine — January 20, 2012 @ 4:11 pm

    I have a V-day Blogger swap and I think Im going to try these out to send my partner! I wonder how they will ship?

    • Jessica replied: — January 20th, 2012 @ 11:28 pm

      I would be worried about the cream cheese…but if you could do 2 day shipping and add some dry ice I think they would be great!

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    Christina @ ovenadventures — January 20, 2012 @ 4:14 pm

    i love your styling on the first photo. fabulous. these are so cute.

    If someone wanted to make these and didn’t have a sturdy jelly roll pan I bet you could just double up your pans.

    I wish someone would make these for me!

    • Jessica replied: — January 20th, 2012 @ 11:26 pm

      Good idea on the double pans!!

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    ErinsFoodFiles — January 20, 2012 @ 5:06 pm

    YAY for the house! And cute brownie bites!

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    Cathy @ Savory Notes — January 20, 2012 @ 6:28 pm

    Wicked cute and tasty!

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    Cassie — January 20, 2012 @ 6:45 pm

    I was thinking earlier that I’m so behind on a valentine’s day post. I might not actually get one done. I don’t think I could top this anyway…totally brilliant!

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    Kiran @ KiranTarun.com — January 20, 2012 @ 6:47 pm

    Gorgeous! I love red velvet & cheesecake — perfect Valentine’s dessert ;)

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    Michaela — January 20, 2012 @ 7:51 pm

    So what did you do with the left over edges, from the cutouts ?
    ;)

    • Jessica replied: — January 20th, 2012 @ 11:25 pm

      ….it’s coming Monday!!! :-)

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    Ashley @ Kitchen Meets Girl — January 20, 2012 @ 7:54 pm

    Just gorgeous! Totally awesome photos, too. Loving it!

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    Jennifer (Delicieux) — January 20, 2012 @ 9:12 pm

    Oh my, your brownies are gorgeous!!!!!! I love the way you’ve styled the photos!! So cute!!!

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    Joanne — January 20, 2012 @ 9:18 pm

    You are SO on top of things! I actually just posted a V-day dessert as well! I made it for new year’s but…champagne works with any holiday, right?

    Yay for your move! So exciting!

    I’ll be that person eating the scraps over the sink (scrap calories don’t count. Duh.) But then I’ll make another batch for your next treat. I promise.

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    Jen @ BeantownBaker.com — January 20, 2012 @ 10:05 pm

    These are so pretty! Love the pics. I’d definitely be eating the scraps over the sink!

    • Jessica replied: — January 20th, 2012 @ 11:24 pm

      I totally ate half of them over the sink. :-D

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    Living The Sweet Life — January 20, 2012 @ 10:24 pm

    These are adorable!! I love love love love love these love treats :) lol, im totally making these for the special people in my life – – yum!!

    And, it’s kind of early but good luck with the move :)

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    Gerry @Foodness Gracious — January 20, 2012 @ 10:36 pm

    Congrats on the new place, I panicked when I saw your valentine post and thought, my god I better get my butt into gear!! I guessed right on your FB page, ;)
    Take care..

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    Susie — January 20, 2012 @ 10:38 pm

    What size jelly roll pan? What are the dimensions?

    • Jessica replied: — January 20th, 2012 @ 10:47 pm

      Above in the recipe it states the dimensions. :)

      It’s a 13 x 18 Jelly Roll pan.

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    sweetsugarbelle — January 20, 2012 @ 11:03 pm

    These look amazing! And I love that you cut them into hearts!!!

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    Deborah — January 21, 2012 @ 12:23 am

    Funny – I just moved from a house with a yard to a townhouse with no yard. And a kitchen about a third of the size of the kitchen at my house. Yikes!!

    I am a red velvet addict, and am totally loving these!!

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    Cheryl — January 21, 2012 @ 12:56 am

    These look so amazing! I am very much looking forward to firing up the oven for a batch of these lovely treats. Thanks so much for sharing! And congrats on the new home!

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    Carolyn — January 21, 2012 @ 10:52 am

    Brownies of all kinds are LOVED in this house so I will certainly be making these!

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    Ansa — January 21, 2012 @ 10:55 am

    These look aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaamazing! Im going to have to make a batch!
    Thanks for sharing!
    Ansa

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    Katrina @ In Katrina's Kitchen — January 21, 2012 @ 11:07 am

    So so pretty! I want 7 of them for breakfast. No. Let’s be reasonable- 3 for breakfast and 4 for lunch. ;)

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    Teena — January 21, 2012 @ 12:45 pm

    wow they look so cute & yum!! Can i grab one pls ;) This looks perfect for my ongoing ”Valentine’s Day Event”. If you are willing to share, you can check out the event details on my blog :) Found you through ”Go Bake Yourself ” So glad to follow you!!

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    Kris — January 21, 2012 @ 1:54 pm

    gorgeous! I like the bigger versions too, although I still may eat three of them ;)

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    Ashley — January 21, 2012 @ 2:29 pm

    These look amazing! I want to cover them in chocolate … yessss!

    What part of town are you moving to?

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    DessertForTwo — January 21, 2012 @ 8:47 pm

    Yes yes yes I’ll be your Valentine! I thought you’d never ask!! :)

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    DessertForTwo — January 21, 2012 @ 8:48 pm

    I almost forgot: congrats on the move! :)

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    Kristelle — January 21, 2012 @ 10:25 pm

    When you combine the wet and dry ingredients and mix will the batter be like brownie mix or is it grainy?

    • Jessica replied: — January 22nd, 2012 @ 1:26 am

      I just got an email a couple hours ago from someone who made them…and discovered I made a typo in the recipe! I had the wrong amount of oil!! I just remade a batch to make sure that my notes were correct…and have updated the recipe above to the correct amount of vegetable oil.

      I am SO incredibly sorry. I hate that you wasted ingredients! If you don’t totally hate me, please try them again. I promise they are delicious now that I corrected the amount of oil :-(

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    Ashley — January 22, 2012 @ 1:30 am

    I just made these….and they are…ADORABLE! And super tasty!! I am going to make a batch to take into my classroom for Valentine’s day.

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    Sue — January 22, 2012 @ 10:48 am

    Just checking, 1 Cup of oil is the correct amount? These are so cute! Great idea! Will be trying the recipe!

    • Jessica replied: — January 22nd, 2012 @ 11:31 am

      Yes ma’am! 1 cup is the correct amount of oil. :)

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    Sues — January 22, 2012 @ 11:16 am

    These are BEAUTIFUL!!! Seriously! SO impressed :)

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    Mandy — January 22, 2012 @ 7:51 pm

    Must we wait until Monday to see what you have done with the leftovers? I’m on the edge of my seat! Can’t wait!!! :-D

    • Jessica replied: — January 22nd, 2012 @ 9:40 pm

      Just for you I posted it a few hours early!!! :-)

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    Lauren — January 22, 2012 @ 10:19 pm

    I made these late last night…HOLY COW! I love them! I think they get even better after they sit for overnight. I ate like 11 for breakfast!

    • Jessica replied: — January 23rd, 2012 @ 10:57 am

      So glad you liked them Lauren!

      …and 11 for breakfast sounds like a perfectly balanced meal :-P haha

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    Rachel — January 23, 2012 @ 9:28 am

    What kind of red food coloring did you use? I have the wilton pastes, which are more concentrated, so do you know how much of that you would use instead? I think these brownies are adorable, btw!

    • Jessica replied: — January 23rd, 2012 @ 10:58 am

      I have no idea how much you will need to use of the concentrated ones.

      But just play around with it! Add a little at a time till you get the color you want. You can even make them pink if you would prefer! ;-)

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    Marsha — January 23, 2012 @ 10:39 am

    What if you don’t have a jelly roll pan? Any ideas?

    • Jessica replied: — January 23rd, 2012 @ 11:00 am

      Hmmm. That’s a tough one because you really want the jelly roll so they cook evenly.

      Maybe if you have a large metal cake pan? You can put them in that. Just make sure it’s a big pan like the 13×18 jelly roll pan I used or they will be too thick.

      If you don’t have anything metal, you could try using a 13×18 glass casserole dish. If you do this, drop the temperature down to 325, and cook them a little longer. You will have to watch them carefully!

      I hope this helps! Let me know what you end up doing and if it works out!

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    Meagan — January 24, 2012 @ 12:32 am

    Can these be cooked in a smaller pan? I don’t have a 13 x 18 and not sure I’m ready to splurge yet!

    • Jessica replied: — January 24th, 2012 @ 10:35 am

      You can make it in a 9×11 if you can make 2/3rd of the recipe.

      Meaning instead of 3 eggs, 2 eggs. Instead of 1 cup of oil, 2/3rd cup oil.

      Good luck!!

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    taced di handmadecreativity — January 24, 2012 @ 10:26 am

    Hi, I’m Taced from Italy… thank you for sharing… I linked your post here:
    http://milleideeperunafesta.blogspot.com/2012/01/cuori-red-velvet-marmorizzata.html

    Taced

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    Janice — January 25, 2012 @ 10:46 am

    Thank You for correcting the recipe. I’m glad that I remembered to check the “Comments” before I deleted the recipe from my favorites when my first batch did not work well.

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    Lisa — January 26, 2012 @ 12:32 am

    Could you make these with just a normal pan instead of a jelly roll one?

    • Jessica replied: — January 26th, 2012 @ 5:12 pm

      What do you mean by a normal pan?

      Whatever you use, it must have sides…and it needs to be a large pan. Not deep, but in width/length.

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    Javelin Warrior — January 27, 2012 @ 12:33 pm

    These are awesome! Once again, I feel compelled to feature you in my Friday Food Fetish roundup and on Pinterest. Let me know if you have any objections and keep the amazing food coming…

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    Colleen — January 31, 2012 @ 7:57 pm

    thank you for posting the 9×13 pan amount conversion. :)

    I will make these for the office Valentine ‘grazing’ day…we always have a white/pink/red theme for the treats. :)

    • Jessica replied: — February 1st, 2012 @ 12:26 am

      Make sure and stop back by and let me know how they turn out! :)

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    Nell McCaslin — January 31, 2012 @ 10:48 pm

    What a great idea. I’m going to try to make a gluten free version of this brownie. Regarding the scraps…I sometimes take stale or left over muffins or cookies and mix them with cake mix, nuts, choc chips etc then top with a crumb or coconut topping to make crazy coffee cakes.

    • Jessica replied: — February 1st, 2012 @ 12:25 am

      That’s an awesome idea Neil! I am going to have to remember that for next time!

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    Brandie — February 1, 2012 @ 10:56 am

    I love love love these! I will be making them for my kiddos valentines day parties! I was just wondering if you had a suggestion for a fruit/veggie to use instead of food coloring to make it red. :)

    • Jessica replied: — February 1st, 2012 @ 6:32 pm

      To be honest, I don’t have a lot of experience using the natural ones.

      But I have heard of people using beets. Or you could buy the icing coloring from Michael’s…then you would only need a few drops because it’s so concentrated!

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    Dugleik — February 1, 2012 @ 1:15 pm

    Mine doesn’t look as pretty as the picture, but it tasts delicious.

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    hena tayeb — February 3, 2012 @ 12:16 pm

    Love them. So cute.

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    Emily — February 4, 2012 @ 9:40 am

    Going to have to try this. Thanks for sharing! They are sure to be a hit at school.

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    kako — February 4, 2012 @ 5:46 pm

    I found your brownies on pinterest and featured your recipe on my blog this week. Thanks for the inspiration for my Super Bowl treats :)

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    Mandy — February 5, 2012 @ 7:51 pm

    Jessica, I just made these today and…. Oh My GOSH! How cute!!!! Thank You so much for sharing this! I fixed these for my women’s only recipe get together I have once a month at my house. They will LOVE these! One thing for all to note is the one TBL spoon of red food coloring will turn your batch red. I noticed Jessica’s was more pink. Next time I may seperate out the 3/4th cup and then add food coloring for a more pink look for the marble topping. Again thank you Jessica! Keep the GREAT work up!!! :-D

    • Jessica replied: — February 6th, 2012 @ 1:19 pm

      So glad you liked them Mandy!! :-D

      Mine were also red, not pink. But they were not a really dark red…more like a vibrant cherry red!

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    Joan G — February 6, 2012 @ 1:22 pm

    Thank you SOOOOO much for just solving my “WTH am I going to make for my daughter’s pre-school class for Valentine’s Day?” dilemma!! I am taking your ‘hint’ and will be making them all “lollipops if i don’t manage to break them in the process… Thanks so much again. Great idea!

    • Jessica replied: — February 6th, 2012 @ 1:24 pm

      Make sure and stick them on a thick stick, like a popsicle stick because they are pretty heavy!

      Make sure and let me know how it turns out! And a picture of the kids eating them would pretty much make my day :-D

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    Lori @ RecipeGirl — February 6, 2012 @ 9:02 pm

    WHOAAAAA! These are freakin’ brilliant. LOVE.

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    Jackie — February 7, 2012 @ 4:15 pm

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    Will have to try this out for sure!

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    Nicole — February 7, 2012 @ 10:42 pm

    I made these today and they turned out a bit oily/crumbly. Could this have been from baking them for too long? They taste delicious, they just don’t want to stay together. The batter was more similar to dough when I prepared it as well. Maybe I missed something?

    • Jessica replied: — February 7th, 2012 @ 10:54 pm

      That may have been from baking for too long. The batter will be similar too a dough, I described it kind of like a weird playdough. But I had no issues with it being crumbly!

      I’m sorry they didn’t hold together right, but I’m glad they at least still tasted good!

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    Lauren — February 8, 2012 @ 12:51 am

    These turned out awesome! I am so excited to take them into my daughter’s Mother’s Day Out class tomorrow morning! :-)

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    Jennifer — February 8, 2012 @ 9:02 am

    Love these! Posted on my blog as well. Thank you for sharing.

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    Megan — February 8, 2012 @ 9:33 am

    I wanted to make these to bring into my coworkers on Valentine’s Day so I made a batch over the weekend as a test run. They are amazing!

    • Jessica replied: — February 8th, 2012 @ 12:38 pm

      Glad you liked them Megan! :-)

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    Katie — February 8, 2012 @ 12:50 pm

    This might be an obvious question, but would a sil mat (or whatever those rubbery baking mats are) do the same trick as yor jelly roll pan?

    • Jessica replied: — February 8th, 2012 @ 12:54 pm

      Well SilPats are used for cookies so they won’t stick, like parchment paper.

      The reason you need to use a jelly roll pan is for the edges. If you put it in something without edges, the dough will fall out or flatten way too much.

      You could use an extra large glass (like a rectangle casserole dish) or metal baking pan instead.

      Hope this helps!

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    Stacey — February 8, 2012 @ 8:41 pm

    These are so cute and they look delicious! I wanted to let you know that I linked to this post on my blog post “21 Delicious Desserts for Your Valentine”.
    Thanks for sharing your recipe!
    Stacey

    http://iwanttomakethis.com/2012/02/21-delicious-desserts-for-your.html

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    Annika — February 9, 2012 @ 9:14 am

    Yep, I think I found this year’s Valentine’s dessert! Thank you for sharing these! They look delicious!

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    Anna — February 10, 2012 @ 4:05 am

    I really want to make these for valentine’s day but have recently joined WW. Any suggestions for a lower calorie alternative to this recipe?

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    Emily — February 10, 2012 @ 5:55 am

    Hi there! These look amazing. I’ve had this recipe saves for weeks now but nervous about trying them. :)
    I usually substitute natural applesauce for the oil in recipes for cakes & cupcakes…. Any chance that this could be done for this recipe?

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    Muzette — February 10, 2012 @ 12:51 pm

    I love this idea, and I love both cheesecake and red velvet anything, so I saved this recipe to use today for my daughter’s Valentine’s day Party at school! So fun! My marbling didn’t turn out quite as smooth as yours did (the lines were not as small), but how can you go wrong with cheesecake & brownies!?! If those kids don’t like ‘em, I’ll bring them home and eat them myself! (uh-oh….that could turn out badly).

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    Keri — February 11, 2012 @ 5:58 pm

    I just made these and the taste is fabulous! I had trouble cutting them with the cookie cutter so I cut them into rectangles and had no waste!

    My question to you is….How do you store them? In the refrigerator?

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    Ivorie — February 11, 2012 @ 8:04 pm

    I plan on giving these as Valentine’s gifts for my daughter’s 4th grade class. I bought little clear bags with hearts on them and I’m going to attach her Valentine’s Day card to it. Already made a batch and they were a hit with the family. Good Job!

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    Judy — February 12, 2012 @ 12:04 am

    Hi Jessica….This is a great recipe, they are delicious. I just wanted you to know I posted my photo of them on my blog along with a link to your website for the recipe. Thanks so much for a great recipe. Here’s my post> http://jayjaysfavorites.wordpress.com/2012/02/12/recipe-marbled-red-velvet-cheesecake-brownies/

    Thanks again…Judy

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    Rachel Davis — February 12, 2012 @ 4:09 am

    I made them today, it was hard for me to make because i realized that i didn’t have eggs of cream cheese, so i have to go hunter for them. I think that i also stained my hands with red, but they were so good and so worth it!! :) Making them again on tuesday

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    D — February 12, 2012 @ 8:37 am

    I had trouble cutting these with the cookie cutter so I just cut them into squares. Since I ruined some of them I made them into cake pops! Yum yum.

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    Carla — February 12, 2012 @ 4:36 pm

    I did a variation on these with a half sheet pan and a boxed red velvet cake mix, they were a huge hit and I’m currently making another 4 batches, 2 for my friend to take to her daughter’s Valentine’s day party at school and 2 for a charity bake sale. The half sheet pan makes 2 dozen hearts with what looks to be the same cookie cutter that you have. I also upped the sugar in the cream cheese mixture for the kiddies.

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    Molly — February 12, 2012 @ 11:35 pm

    I made these today (halved the recipe) and everyone loves them!

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    Lisa — February 13, 2012 @ 12:05 am

    Ours were not NEARLY as red, lol – although I didn’t use nearly a tablespoon of red food dye. They were still red-ish, and tasty. We used a smaller heart cutter and got 40ish.

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    Marta Blay — February 13, 2012 @ 3:49 am

    They look terrific, you are a genius, i dont have the time to make them, but i will (sooner or later) just to have a bite!!!
    Thank you so much for the recipe. I translated and posted on my blog.
    http://lacocinademartablay.blogspot.com/2012/02/san-valentin-brownies-de-queso.html

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    Katie — February 13, 2012 @ 1:34 pm

    Can these just be baked in a regular 13×9 brownie pan? Or twice, if there is too much batter for one?

    • Jessica replied: — February 14th, 2012 @ 9:19 pm

      There is too much batter. But if you halve the recipe it should be ok in a 13×9!

      Just make sure to watch the baking time if you do halve the recipe.

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    Trinity — February 13, 2012 @ 4:07 pm

    I just made these today for my hubby for valentines tomorrow. I LOVED them! they were fun and easy to do. I was a bit iffy at first with how the brownie batter was but they turned out great! i will be making these more and next time i’ll let the kids help with different shapes =)

    • Jessica replied: — February 14th, 2012 @ 9:19 pm

      I know it is a really strange looking batter! But I am so glad they turned out well for you too! :-D

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    Jeannae — February 13, 2012 @ 6:05 pm

    I just got back from the UPS Store after spending waaayyy too much $$ to ship these AWESOME goodies overnight to my sweet little valentine college boy (okay, maybe 6’3″ 195 lbs isn’t so “little” but he’s still my baby). My son and his roommates are going to LOVE LOVE LOVE these! They turned out so adorably perfect and taste wonderful! Thanks for the great recipe…it’s definitely a keeper!!

    • Jessica replied: — February 14th, 2012 @ 9:20 pm

      Oh how exciting! You are the best Mama ever!!

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    Megan — February 13, 2012 @ 9:15 pm

    Do these need to be refrigerated??

    • Jessica replied: — February 14th, 2012 @ 9:20 pm

      Eh, it depends. If you are storing it for a few days, yes I would just be safe. If it’s a few hours, they are fine to sit on the counter!

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    Emily — February 13, 2012 @ 9:25 pm

    I made these tonight…not one of my better nights in the kitchen. I accidentally put too much cocoa, didn’t have enough red food coloring, and totally forgot to put the vinegar in. sheesh…so…I added a touch of vinegar in the 3/4 c batter…we will see how they turn out! Glad every day in the kitchen isn’t like this LOL

    • Jessica replied: — February 14th, 2012 @ 9:21 pm

      Oh no! Sorry to hear that. I hate when I mess up on a recipe. I hope they still turned out ok despite the little mess ups! ;-)

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    Megan — February 14, 2012 @ 10:43 am

    I made these for my class today and they were a Huge Hit!! Wonderful recipe. I will definitely be making them again….Just change up the color for the holiday :)

    • Jessica replied: — February 14th, 2012 @ 9:21 pm

      So glad to hear it! I would LOVE to see any photos of them with the kids if you happen to have any ;-)

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    Nieves — February 14, 2012 @ 2:08 pm

    Oh my god! Those hearts gorgeous!

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    Shannon — February 14, 2012 @ 2:23 pm

    I made this last night and brought them into work today! Huge hit! A girl even asked me to make them for an upcoming wedding shower!

    • Jessica replied: — February 14th, 2012 @ 9:22 pm

      How fun! You have to send me pictures if you do them in a fun wedding shower color!!!

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    Meghan — February 14, 2012 @ 7:43 pm

    I made these for my family and friends for valentine’s day, and they turned out fabulous! I halved the recipe and baked them a few minutes less, it made a normal-sized batch of brownies (9×13 pan) which was perfect! The swirls were so pretty, especially on the tiny little hearts i cut them into! They tasted absolutely amazing; very rich and cheesecake-y! Thanks so much for the awesome recipe!

    • Jessica replied: — February 14th, 2012 @ 9:23 pm

      So glad to hear they work well in a 9×13 if you half the recipe! :-D I wasn’t sure and people kept asking…and I couldn’t risk making the recipe again since I would eat them allll haha

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    Vanita — February 15, 2012 @ 10:53 am

    I made them yesterday, and although they were a lot of work, they were totally worth it.
    I didn’t have red food coloring, by the way, so I just left out some of the sugar and used grenadine. :-)

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    Jessica — February 15, 2012 @ 1:00 pm

    My husband and I made these last night! They came out awesome! We used a couple of different sizes of heart shaped cookie cutters to mix it up. Thank you for the fun recipe!

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    Cassie — February 16, 2012 @ 12:22 am

    I made these last night for my husband for valentines day. They were AMAZING!!! He loved them so much.
    I don’t have a large jelly roll pan, but I decided to make the whole batch and did 75% in my 13×9 pan and do the rest in mini muffin tins! It was perfect!!

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    Megan O'D — February 16, 2012 @ 5:53 pm

    My husband took these to the office on Valentine’s Day…he said people were conducting business in the break room, just to be within reach of them! They rocked!
    I linked to them in a post I’m doing for my blog tomorrow…
    ChaosServedDaily.blogspot.com

    Thanks so much!

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    Anna — February 17, 2012 @ 3:55 pm

    This turned out absolutely amazing. I froze the scraps, chopped em up, and folded them into a batch of buttermilk ice cream. Both were a hit with my fiancé.

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    leslie — February 18, 2012 @ 3:08 pm

    I am so making these! We have a valentine party that i make the treats for every year. WE do it on President day so i am so making these this year THanks :).

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    Colleen — February 19, 2012 @ 1:31 pm

    Made these for Valentine’s Day !!! They were delicious ! My friend has requested I make green Shamrocks for her St Patrick’s Day party ! Thanks for the recipe !

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    Amanda S — February 24, 2012 @ 4:01 pm

    Made these and loved them my brother might request these from me from now on! Thank you for posting!

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    Darcey — February 27, 2012 @ 12:25 pm

    These are by far the easiest, cupiest, and best things I have ever made for Valentines Day.. I have a husband that doesnt eat sweets and almost ate the whole batch! So I am now going to make them every season and just change the color for the season.

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    Yvonne — March 7, 2012 @ 8:48 pm

    Hi!! Is this more cakey or chewy?
    How much should I reduce the baking time by if I’m halving the recipe, separating Into 9×9 pan and a smaller pan?

    • Jessica replied: — March 8th, 2012 @ 9:13 pm

      They are more chewy!

      And I do not know exactly a time considering the two dimensions of the smaller pans. I would say start with 13-15 minutes and watch from there. The edges will slightly brown and the center will no longer giggle when it’s done.

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    Chitra — June 15, 2012 @ 5:17 am

    Thank u for the recipe, just tried it out, n love it!

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    Petra — July 11, 2012 @ 11:11 pm

    Your photos were stolen:

    http://originalnisvatba.blog.com/2012/02/13/diy-mramorovane-cervene-sametove-kolacky/

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    Petra — July 16, 2012 @ 5:30 am

    …and here:

    http://blog.originalnisvatba.cz/2012/02/zitra-je-svatek-svateho-valentyna-vy-si.html

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    TheBrazilTraveller — October 13, 2012 @ 1:59 pm

    Awesome article, I am going to spend more time doing some research but this has helped me out. Thanks!. Ok time to get back to the beach!

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    Anna — October 17, 2012 @ 7:49 pm

    I can not wait to make this for Valentine!!!!!

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    Pippa — October 26, 2012 @ 10:27 am

    I just made these and I had really high hopes until I came to rotating them halfway through the bake and the top was TOTALLY browned over. You can’t see the cheesecake layer or the red velvet colour. The marbling pattern is only just visible. I can only presume my oven was too hot, but I converted the temp to C and then reduced it by 20 degrees as I have a fan oven. Hopefully they still taste good, but they look horrible in the tin D: They were gonna be an anniversary bake for tomorrow; thank goodness I’ve got fail-safe brownie pops on the go too xD Sad times. One say I’ll try again with a much lower temp.

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    Patty — November 12, 2012 @ 1:11 pm

    Love your website,but was wondering if I could use a brownie mix and add cream cheese? Thank you

    • Jessica replied: — November 13th, 2012 @ 5:59 pm

      Well, I have never done that but I think you might be able to. It’s always worth a shot!

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    Shar — November 28, 2012 @ 3:01 pm

    This turned out absolutely amazing. I froze the scraps, chopped em up, and folded them into a batch of buttermilk ice cream. Both were a hit with my fiancé.

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    Michi — January 8, 2013 @ 10:18 am

    Hi
    I live in Dubai with m

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    Michi — January 8, 2013 @ 10:22 am

    Hi
    I live in Dubai with my family & came across your recipe on Pinterest.
    I tried it out and it turned out perfect, just like in your picture. It’s an absolutely great recipe & I especially like the fact that it’s made the old-fashioned way, when so blogs out there always use ready made cake mix. Being a baking addict, I really enjoyed making it. Thank you.

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    Sister Riles — January 12, 2013 @ 6:41 pm

    Definitely going to have to try this, maybe for an upcoming pre-Valentine’s wedding shower! I wonder if you could make some kind of “brownie pops” or brownie bon-bons with the leftovers? Cream cheese frosting, white chocolate coating, and some pretty red sprinkles…I might have to try it! Thanks for the great recipe.

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    Melissa @ Bless This Mess — January 16, 2013 @ 3:51 pm

    I’ve been dreaming of these for over a year and finally made them. Oh my heart… they were phenomenal. Instead of marbling the top I made hearts in it and I totally think you should just peak at it… I’m so proud!

    http://www.blessthismessplease.com/2013/01/red-velvet-cheesecake-bars.html

    • Jessica replied: — January 16th, 2013 @ 8:37 pm

      They look adorable! …and after reading you rave about them, it’s making me crave them like crazy again! So good!

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    buzzkehl — January 17, 2013 @ 6:02 pm

    these look SO great! any ideas for alternatives to cream cheese for the dairy-intolerant? (hopefully not just skip it!)

    • Jessica replied: — January 18th, 2013 @ 2:34 pm

      I wish there was a good suggestion, but when it is a main component for the cheesecake flavor there is no dairy free sub.

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    All My Monkeys — January 19, 2013 @ 5:48 pm

    God Bless Pinterest for leading me here. So cute and Red Velvet + Cheesecake + Brownies??? OMGosh. Can’t wait to make them. Alone. As I much prefer baking without “help.” (So help me, God, I just finished a kid-bake session. Happy to say I’ve lived to tell about it.)

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    Cathy O — January 20, 2013 @ 7:00 pm

    Made these today and OMG – they are awesome! And such a huge quantity of brownies. I cut them into squares and am sharing them with a few special people! Thank you for your detailed instructions, too.

    • Jessica replied: — January 21st, 2013 @ 2:30 pm

      So glad to hear it Cathy! :)

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    Patti — January 21, 2013 @ 3:59 pm

    I’m so excited to make these! My daughters love red velvet cake!! I may need to send all my “college kids” a special valentines treat! I also love the way you and your husband spend Valentines day! My jelly roll pan is 11×15 do you think I need to adjust the recipe in anyway or just cook a little longer?

    • Jessica replied: — January 23rd, 2013 @ 8:54 pm

      Well, it depends on how deep it is. If your pan is really deep, then yes you could do it and cook a little longer. However if it’s a 11×15 baking sheet, it might be to much batter and would cook over the edges.

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    Tasha — January 22, 2013 @ 2:47 am

    Can I make cup-cakes out this recipe???

    • Jessica replied: — January 23rd, 2013 @ 8:39 pm

      You can make them in cupcake tins, but they are not a cupcake. They will stay flat, about an inch or so tall.

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    Jacqui — January 22, 2013 @ 7:47 pm

    Beautiful!! I’m thinking these will be the perfect 1st red velvet recipe for me to try with a brownie obsessed fiancé, but just want to clarify do you just use liquid food colour or do you use gel or powder colour to get the intensity?

    • Jessica replied: — January 23rd, 2013 @ 8:51 pm

      I used the liquid kind, but the gel would work just as well too!

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    Patti — January 25, 2013 @ 1:26 pm

    Hi,
    My jelly roll pan is 1 inch deep

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    kelly laminack — January 26, 2013 @ 3:58 pm

    These did not turn out well at all. They tasted like they had way too much oil in them. I would leave out the oil in this recipe.

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    Desiree @the36thavenue — January 26, 2013 @ 6:56 pm

    WOW! Looks great!
    I am following you everywhere now… Thank you for sharing so many great recipes.

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    Sam — January 26, 2013 @ 8:33 pm

    Hi, I plan on making these for my son’s class and can’t wait. They so pretty and I wanted to do something different. My question is do you rotate the pan 90 degrees or 180 degrees. I’m not much of a baker. Thanks so much for the great idea.

    • Jessica replied: — January 27th, 2013 @ 7:55 pm

      A 180. The side that was farthest away from the window/door, should now be closest to the window/door of the oven. Hope you enjoy them!

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    Karen — January 27, 2013 @ 4:38 pm

    I made these today & they are absolutely delicious, but I am really having a difficult time getting them to come out of the cookie cutter…is this normal?

    • Jessica replied: — January 27th, 2013 @ 7:53 pm

      They should slide out with a little push on top!

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    Karen — January 27, 2013 @ 4:42 pm

    Forgot to mention…bet the leftovers would be awesome in a trifle with vanilla pudding!

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    Lail | With A Spin — January 28, 2013 @ 4:33 am

    Ever since I saw these, I wanted to bake some. However, I wanted to make a version without color. Just made some with beet. Love the result. Not sure if you have pingback turned on, here’s the link where I mentioned your version.

    http://withaspin.com/2013/01/28/a-valentine-treat-marbled-beet-cheesecake/

    • Jessica replied: — January 31st, 2013 @ 1:21 pm

      They look awesome!

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    Liana — January 30, 2013 @ 6:55 pm

    How far in advance can you make these?

    Thanks for sharing!!!!

    • Jessica replied: — January 31st, 2013 @ 1:21 pm

      I would say up to one day before you want to serve them.

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    Nola — February 2, 2013 @ 8:16 am

    Found your recipe in the Ft Worth Star Telegram. They look delish!

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    Jessica — February 5, 2013 @ 7:24 pm

    These are AMAZING!!!! I seriously just finished making them as a surprise for my hunny on V-Day. I don’t think they are gonna last that long lol. They are delicious!!!!

    • Jessica replied: — February 11th, 2013 @ 1:38 pm

      So glad you loved them! :)

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    Vanessa (from BlogFrog) — February 6, 2013 @ 2:59 pm

    These look incredible! Can’t wait to try.

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    Hannah — February 6, 2013 @ 10:46 pm

    Hey, I did what you said. :) You can see the brownie pops I made here… http://outsideoftheboxblog.wordpress.com/2013/02/06/red-velvet-cheesecake-brownie-pops/
    I posted a link to your blog for the recipe. Thanks for the inspiration!

    • Jessica replied: — February 7th, 2013 @ 4:42 pm

      They look awesome! I love them!!

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    Anne Katherine — February 8, 2013 @ 8:33 pm

    Hi,
    How many brownies does this make?
    Thanks.

    • Jessica replied: — February 9th, 2013 @ 11:24 am

      Hi Anne, for the future all yields are listed under the recipe name. For this recipe, I got 16 hearts out of it.

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    Sheryl — February 9, 2013 @ 1:47 pm

    Though looking good, I found there were problems.
    First, the dough was so thick, I was rolling the dough out with a rolling pin. Second, the brownies didn’t rise very much.
    Third, they tasted too oily, and bland.
    The only saving factor was the creamcheese topping.

    Was there to more milk and less oil?
    My husband, sweetie that he is, is eating the brownies. He said they could use more flavor.

    • Jessica replied: — February 11th, 2013 @ 1:37 pm

      Hi Sheryl,

      I don’t know what mistake could have been made, but all the other commenters have made them with great success. Maybe they just aren’t for you? Sorry!

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    Stephanie — February 10, 2013 @ 6:21 pm

    I just made these and they are awesome!!!! I’m cutting them out right now to give as Valentine’s Day gifts. Do you think they would freeze or no? I’ve never tried freezing cream cheese so I’m clueless.

    • Jessica replied: — February 11th, 2013 @ 1:39 pm

      Hey Stephanie! Glad you love them! :)

      I sadly have no experience freezing them, so have no idea if that would be ok or not…if you do try freezing them, I would love to hear your results!

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    Steffany — February 12, 2013 @ 2:31 pm

    Quick question ! (: I am planning to make these soon but found your recipe through http://recipecorner.com/recipe/video/holiday-recipe/marbled-red-velvet-cheesecake-brownies which says 6 1/4 cups of flour which seems like a lot. Everything else is the same, except your recipe here says 3 1/4 cups. That’s what I should use right ?

    • Jessica replied: — February 12th, 2013 @ 8:57 pm

      Hi Steffany,

      The recipe above, with 3 1/4 cups is correct. I wouldn’t follow the recipe from another site…and definitely wouldn’t use 6 cups of flour…

      As for the cookie sheet, it depends on how big it is. The pan this recipe uses is a 13×18. Any smaller and you will need to split it into multiple pans.

      Hope you enjoy them!

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    Steffany — February 12, 2013 @ 2:38 pm

    Also would a cookie sheet be too small (I have one that is like an inch – inch & a half deep)

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    jenn — February 12, 2013 @ 10:04 pm

    so i just made these tonight…im letting them cool overnight and using the heart shaped cookie cutters on them tomorrow. this is the first thing I’ve actually made from scratch and it was not bad at all…very easy to follow. when mixing the wet and dry ingredients together she wasn’t kidding when saying the batter will be very thick almost moldable! spreading the brownie batter on the pan i felt was the most aggravating part considering the thickness…it took a little patience…which i have little of but i pulled through haha. they smell so good i cannot wait to try one tomorrow =) I’m making them for my boyfriend for valentines day i can’t wait for him to try one!

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    Ashley — February 13, 2013 @ 4:07 am

    Made these tonight for work on Valentines Day. Didn’t have any cocoa powder so had too look up for a sub with chocolate chips. Turned out great and still taste amazing.

    • Jessica replied: — February 18th, 2013 @ 1:30 pm

      Good to know!

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    Michelle — February 13, 2013 @ 8:36 am

    I made these last night and couldn’t cut them then so I left ten
    Over night in the fridge because I didn’t think I could leave them out due to the cream geese but when I tried to cut them his morning the cake part was kind of hard. And mine taste a little plain. I followed the receipe but they don’t taste like brownies or cheesecake. What did I do wrong?

    • Jessica replied: — February 18th, 2013 @ 1:32 pm

      I’m not sure what could have gone wrong, but they aren’t the traditional brownie flavor – they are red velvet. So a slight cocoa flavor. And the cheesecake flavor should have been pretty prominent!

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    Chris Bozak — February 13, 2013 @ 7:15 pm

    HI Jessica, Saw our recipe in ‘RELISH’. I LOVe to bake on rainy/stormy days. So when the stom ‘Nemo’ hit last Sat.and the power was still on, I tried your recipe. Couple of comments: the reserved batter was SO stiff that I had to add more milk to make it soft enough to spread over the cream cheese. Secondly the scraps – well I just molded them all together pressed down some and cut out MORE hearts! They don’t look the same but still taste good!
    Thanks
    Chris Bozak

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    Anne — February 13, 2013 @ 7:54 pm

    I’m making these as we speak. It smells INCREDIBLE in the kitchen. Hoping they taste as good as they smell :)

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    jen — February 13, 2013 @ 9:54 pm

    I have just made these… they look gorgeous – just like in your pic – but are they supposed to taste like jam? there is something about the taste that is quite off-putting… and they are extremely dense on the bottom – did i do something wrong or is that what they are supposed to be like… i haven’t had much experience with red velvet – i know many people adore them – i am making these to serve for valentine’s day dessert at our restaurant and am unsure whether they are just not my cup of tea or if i made em wrong.

    • Jessica replied: — February 18th, 2013 @ 1:33 pm

      I dunno about Jam, but they are supposed to taste like Red Velvet with a cream cheese flavor. Maybe to you Red Velvet just taste like Jam! ;-)

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    kari — February 13, 2013 @ 11:37 pm

    yum/adorable!
    just made these tonight upon the request of my mother in law who brought the issue of relish to me.

    mine turned out ok – a little burned around the edges, (probably too much cooking spray) and the layers separated a smidge (i think this was because i was too anxious and didn’t let cool all the way before i began to cut them w/ the cookie cutter)

    heading to a pre-school party tomorrow with these lovely baked goods packaged perfectly to gift, thanks for the inspiration! i am sure they’ll be a hit.

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    Denny — February 14, 2013 @ 12:32 am

    I’m so sad – had very high hopes for these brownies but I made them this evening and ended up tossing the entire batch. After baking, the texture was oily and kind of gummy, and the flavor just wasn’t there :-( There’s another recipe on foodnetwork.com that uses butter instead of oil and a different proportion of fat:flour:sugar so I’m going to give those a try.

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    Danie — February 14, 2013 @ 12:57 am

    Just made these for my kids tomorrow and they are perfect! Mine came out just like the photos. Thank you so much!!

    • Jessica replied: — February 18th, 2013 @ 1:34 pm

      You’re welcome Danie Hope your kids liked them! :)

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    Lynn — February 14, 2013 @ 1:05 am

    I saw these in Relish Magazine and just had to try them. They turned out awesome! I know my husband (a big Red Velvet Fan) is going to be over the moon! New to your site, but I am going to stick around. Thanks again.

    • Jessica replied: — February 18th, 2013 @ 1:34 pm

      Awesome! So glad you liked them Lynn! Thanks for coming over from Relish!!

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    Srishti Mehta — February 14, 2013 @ 3:17 am

    I made these today for my hubby. Really enjoyed making them and they turned out Really yumm. It’s a great recipe. Thanks for sharing your love and recipes :)

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    joan — February 14, 2013 @ 4:44 am

    thanks for the recipe… its a hit… and its Perfect! just made this last night.. I am hooked with the leftovers… i used 12 x 15 inch rectangular pan which I think made mine thicker,,, next time I will use something bigger than the one I used … or else pour the other batter to second smaller pan to come up thinner brownies…

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=4246613409648&set=a.1402854757459.2058373.1415043154&type=1&theater

    • Jessica replied: — February 18th, 2013 @ 1:35 pm

      Because your FB is private, I can’t see the photo. :( But I am so glad you liked them!!

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    sandi — February 14, 2013 @ 1:29 pm

    these are so good – however the cake part of mine did not turn out “cakelike” it was quite heavy – any idea why? in any case they were a big hit!

    • Jessica replied: — February 18th, 2013 @ 1:35 pm

      Hey Sandi, the bottom part is supposed to be dense – not cake like. So they turned out just like they should have! Glad you liked them! :)

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    Laura — February 14, 2013 @ 8:08 pm

    Hi! Just made these today and I think it turned out very pretty looking and I am waiting for it to be over night to taste it but just wanted to ask if the bottom portion is suppose to be more cake like vs. brownie? I love the cheesecake portion and how do I get brownie taste out of the cake batter?

    Also when i’m doing the marbling should i stick the knife all the way down through all the layers or just the top? Thanks!!! super cute idea!! XOXO

    • Jessica replied: — February 18th, 2013 @ 1:37 pm

      I stuck my knife about 75% down. I didn’t do it all the way to the bottom, but I did it through half of the bottom layer. Hope that makes sense!

      And the bottom layer should be dense and no they won’t taste like a traditional brownie. They are different from that!

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    Emily — February 14, 2013 @ 9:08 pm

    So I just baked these, and OMG! They are delicious! I’m not sure how many I’ve eaten, but I’m definitely making a dent:) Question, should these be refrigerated?

    • Jessica replied: — February 18th, 2013 @ 1:37 pm

      Yay! So glad to hear it!

      If you are eating them within 24 hours, you are ok to leave them out (at least, I did!). Otherwise, store them in the fridge and let them come to room temperature before eating!

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    Molly — February 15, 2013 @ 3:26 pm

    Made these yesterday and they were beautiful and deeee-lish! And so impressive looking. I’m a cake maker, and I can truly say I prefer these to red velvet cake (and I use an excellent recipe!) Also, they make an excellent breakfast.

    • Jessica replied: — February 18th, 2013 @ 1:38 pm

      Wow! Thanks Molly, quite the compliment! ..but I still love a good Red Velvet Cupcake lol ;)

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    Kaitlin — February 15, 2013 @ 4:22 pm

    Have these in the oven right now!! I made mine Gluten Free (boyfriend is allergic to gluten) and these are his Valentines day surprise. They smell & look awesome, Hope they turn out since I used a smaller pan.

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    Robbie — February 17, 2013 @ 2:04 pm

    Hi Jessica, I have to wonder if different parts of the country had misprints in the Relish article. Several people described their brownies exactly like mine, like oily play dough. Our recipe in Colorado called for 1 cup of oil and it was really just way too much. Is that the amount in the original recipe?

    • Jessica replied: — February 18th, 2013 @ 1:39 pm

      Nope, no misprint. The recipe posted on my website is the original recipe.

      If you read the comments, about 1 out of every 5 people don’t like them. I think it’s a personal thing, some love them…others don’t! Sorry!

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    Madison — February 17, 2013 @ 2:08 pm

    These were disgusting. I followed the directions to a T and they came out horrible. My family spit them out immediately.

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    Julianne — February 18, 2013 @ 1:42 pm

    My husband and I celebrated Valentine’s Day on Sunday because he was out of town for work all last week.

    He loves Red Velvet, so I wanted to surprise him with these. They were AWESOME! We both loved them! Plus, they are so pretty. I have no idea what that above commenter is talking about…but maybe she did something wrong? My whole family is already asking for a second batch!

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    Jenn.a.k.a.Pina — February 23, 2013 @ 2:24 am

    These look delicious and I’m planning on making these for my wedding dessert table. Can I please ask how long they keep for/can they be frozen?
    Yum, can’t wait to make them

    • Jessica replied: — February 25th, 2013 @ 12:32 pm

      I have never tried freezing them, but when storing in the fridge, they are best served within 2 days.

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    Stephanie — March 3, 2013 @ 10:56 pm

    Just wanted to update you…I put some brownies in the freezer and they seem to thaw and taste just fine to me!

    • Jessica replied: — March 4th, 2013 @ 1:01 pm

      Thanks so much for coming back to let me know Stephanie! :)

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    Jana — April 4, 2013 @ 7:41 am

    Thanks so much for sharing this recipe. I’ve just finished a batch and they’re delicious!

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    betty — January 4, 2014 @ 1:13 pm

    how do you get the ribbon to stick to the batter after baking them?

    • Jessica replied: — January 6th, 2014 @ 8:56 pm

      I did not use a ribbon for anything with this recipe. If you are talking about the first photo with the twine – that was just for fun for a photograph.

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    William Holbrook — January 14, 2014 @ 3:40 pm

    I’d live it if you would send me 1 or 2. Email me for my address. Happy valentines day.

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    Natalita — January 17, 2014 @ 11:28 pm

    It looks absolutely marvelous! Going to bake it tomorrow, but could you please specify how much cream cheese in grams is required?

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    Becky — January 31, 2014 @ 10:49 pm

    Made these. They were fabulous and a great hit. Well worth the time and effort.

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    Nirmal — February 2, 2014 @ 5:33 am

    What type of cream cheese did you use? I can never get the right one and that tends to mess up my recipes :(

    • Jessica replied: — February 7th, 2014 @ 2:05 pm

      I use regular full fat cream cheese!

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    Rachel — February 3, 2014 @ 11:26 pm

    Are these sturdy enough to be placed on skewers/cake pop sticks? Also, if I substitute blue food coloring for the red will they be blue?

    I am planning to make these as party favors for my sister’s bridal shower as it is the day after valentines day this year and her color is blue so I though this would connect the “holiday” with her day =)

    • Jessica replied: — February 7th, 2014 @ 2:05 pm

      If you cut them small enough, yes they could be stuck on skewers.

      And yes, if you use blue food coloring they will be blue.

      Hope your sister likes them!

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    Ann — February 5, 2014 @ 11:10 am

    Hi! I was wondering if these brownies “melt” easily, just in case I want to send them to my loved one overseas?

    • Jessica replied: — February 7th, 2014 @ 2:00 pm

      Because of the cream cheese/cheesecake part, I would not recommend mailing them. They will need to be refrigerated if not eaten within a few hours.

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    American Greetings — February 6, 2014 @ 2:14 pm

    Hey–we loved your idea and included it in a roundup of awesome Valentine’s Day crafts on our blog!

    Check it out:
    http://stayinspired365.com/2014/02/06/easy-adorable-valentines-day-crafts-2-6-14/

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    kat — February 7, 2014 @ 12:48 am

    Since my go-to red velvet recipe uses buttermilk instead of plain milk, I was thinking of using it. Did you experiment with buttermilk first? Just wondering. Am going to try them soon. Thanks.

    • Jessica replied: — February 7th, 2014 @ 1:57 pm

      I would not use buttermilk for this recipe. Hope you enjoy!

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    Gina — February 8, 2014 @ 1:00 pm

    I made these for Bunco last night, so fun and were a huge hit!!! I made two batches. The only thing I changed was instead of using 3/4 cup of the brownie batter I used 1/2 cup that gave me a little more contrast with the red n white swirl. I served with sliced fresh strawberries and whipped cream on the side then drizzled a little chocolate. I’m going to bring these to work as well. Thanks for the recipe!!! 5 stars!!!

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    Jessica — February 10, 2014 @ 7:33 am

    Hi, these looks really great and I was planning to make these for Valentine’s day. However I noticed that 1 cup of vegetable oil is alot. Can I reduce it to 1/2 cup or substitute it with other ingredients? Thanks alot!

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    Jill — February 12, 2014 @ 8:32 am

    I made these last night and they came out great! I used a 13×9 cake pan and they are pretty thick but still delicious. My boyfriend is going to love them! Also, scraps make a good unhealthy breakfast treat ;) Thanks for posting, these are much more exciting than my typical sugar cookies with pink sprinkles.

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    Dori — February 13, 2014 @ 3:24 am

    I have a heart shaped cake pan, about 8-9 inches in diameter. Any suggestions on temperature and time for putting this recipe in that kind of pan? Thanks!!

    • Jessica replied: — February 13th, 2014 @ 11:51 am

      I would only make half of the batter instead of a full batch. Then I would bake it at the same temperature, but start checking them much sooner. You will know when they are done baking when they no longer giggle in the middle.

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    Rebecca — February 13, 2014 @ 7:34 am

    I made these and they are great but wasn’t sure about te consistency? It seemed very sticky. I am not sure if the pan was to deep making them
    To thick or that is the way they are supposed to be.

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    Red Velvet Cream Cheese Brownies | Long Distance Baking — February 13, 2014 @ 8:33 pm

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    My Word with Douglas E. Welch » 14 Hours of Valentine’s Day #12: Marbled Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies from The Novice Chef — February 13, 2014 @ 9:01 pm

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    Kyla — February 13, 2014 @ 10:41 pm

    I’d be careful with the 3o min or until the middle no longer jiggles bit, I kept putting mine in for 5 more min because each time the middle still giggled and now they are a bit dry. They are still very good and I will make them again, but I’ll just trust them to set up a bit more after they cool and only bake for 30 min. Thanks!

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    Fabulous Friday: We’re Seeing Red..Velvet! » Pure Luxe Bride — February 14, 2014 @ 8:12 am

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    Pinteresting Friday Favorites: Valentine's Day Edition - - Ooh La Lexi — February 14, 2014 @ 8:17 am

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    Mariah — February 14, 2014 @ 8:31 am

    I made these for my boyfriend for Valentine’s Day, and they turned out wonderful! He absolutely loves red velvet, and the cheesecake just makes them even better! Thank you for posting this recipe… They certainly turn out super pretty and super delicious!

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    Happy Valentines Day! | The Healthy Collective Happy Valentines Day! | — February 14, 2014 @ 12:05 pm

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    Valentine's Day Desserts | Baby Matters Blog — February 14, 2014 @ 5:19 pm

    […] or anytime you’re craving something sweet! Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies: We made this recipe and it was delicious! Using a 9×13 jelly roll pan, mix together your red velvet […]

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    N Raza — February 15, 2014 @ 9:26 am

    I took ages to make sure all the measurements and swirls were perfect… and then because your recipe doesn’t specify that your heat is in farenheit, I put it the highest I could in celsius to try and go up to 350 and it completely burnt. Valentines day present ruined. Lol.

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    MB — February 16, 2014 @ 12:36 am

    I made these tonight – I was only able to drag the knife through the top two layers, the bottom one was too dense. Is that how you did it?

    I haven’t tasted them yet, but they look pretty good. The cream cheese swirls got a little dark making them look a lot less appealing but I’m guessing won’t make them taste bad.

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    How survive at Valentine’s day in France | Cappuccino & Baguette — February 26, 2014 @ 7:08 am

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    Myradyla — March 17, 2014 @ 7:20 am

    I was hoping to end with a good or at least satisfying result but the end product was a major fail. I guess I will have to try other recipe.

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    Homemade treats for Valentine's Day*% Kerry Cooks — March 21, 2014 @ 3:09 am

    […] are so cute! Just bake your brownies in a square pan and then use a heart cookie cutter to cut out the shapes. Yum, delicious offcuts […]

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    Happy Valentines Day and Happy Birthday Dad! — April 6, 2014 @ 2:28 am

    […] and 2 for their 2 teachers. I LOVE red velvet cake and found this awesome recipe on Pintrest for Marbled Red Velvet Cheesecake BROWNIES! YUMMY!   So I got to work. I had to make 3 batches, I forgot the baking powder in the first […]

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    Pinterest Valentine’s Day Treats | TheBigQ — May 28, 2014 @ 1:42 pm

    […] on Pinterest Source: goldenstatefruit.com via Mel@Outnumbered on Pinterest Source: thenovicechefblog.com via Mel@Outnumbered on Pinterest Source: sweetsugarbelle.com via Mel@Outnumbered on […]

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    DIY #17: Mramorované červeně sametové koláčky | Originální Svatba — July 28, 2014 @ 4:30 pm

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    Valentine’s Day Sweet Treats | Wine Food Love — August 1, 2014 @ 6:43 am

    […] I made Almond Linzar Cookies, Soft Sugar Cookies and Marbled Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies. […]

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    Elke — August 17, 2014 @ 5:58 am

    Hello,
    I tried to make these but my brownies weren’t red but brown due to the cocoa powder. I’ve been using (a lot) german liquid red food coloring. How does your batter become red and not brown??? What am I doing wrong?
    Thanks for your answer and advise!
    Best wishes,
    Elke

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    Elke — August 17, 2014 @ 8:30 am

    Ok, I know my mistake: I used dutched cocoa…

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