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Mint Chip Cheesecake Swirl Brownies

Mint Chip Cheesecake Swirl Brownies – Looking for a rich, fudgy brownie with a creamy mint cheesecake swirl? You found them right here. An easy recipe to make too. Bake a batch and enjoy!
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword brownies, cheesecake brownies, mint brownies
Cook Time 35 minutes
cooling 30 minutes
Servings 12
Author Josh and Pam


  • 1 box brownie mix, 20 ounce box
  • 2 large or extra large eggs
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

mint cheesecake swirl

  • 8 ounce block cream cheese softened to room temperature
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp mint or peppermint extract, we used peppermint
  • 4-6 drops green food coloring
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup mixed Hershey mint chocolate baking chips mix and Andes baking chips, or you can use just one of these
  • 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips for sprinkling on top of batter


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

    Line an 9×13 inch baking pan with parchment paper. (leave an overhang on all sides.)

    Set aside.


    1.Beat together the brownie mix, eggs, oil, vanilla extract and water.

    2.Continue to mix until smooth.

    3.Take out 1⁄3 cup of the batter. Set aside

    4.Pour remaining batter into prepared pan.

    Cheesecake Swirl:

    1.Beat softened cream cheese, sugar, egg yolk, mint extract, and food coloring in a medium bowl with an electric mixer until the mixture is completely smooth. (about 1 minute).

    2.Add the chip mixture. Stir in by hand.

    3.Dollop large spoonful’s of cream cheese mixture on top of the prepared brownie batter. Next, add dollops of remaining brownie batter to the top of the cheesecake dollops.

    4.Using a knife create a swirl effect to mix up the cream cheese mixture and brownie dollops.

    5.Sprinkle additional mini chocolate chips on top.

    6.Bake brownies for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out with moist crumbs. Try not to over bake.

    7.Remove from the oven and let cool in pan on wire rack until cooled.

    8.Slice into squares, plate these gems up and take a big bite!