Cookies and Cream Skillet Brownies

Wisconsin Cheese Cookies and Cream Skillet Brownies Recipe
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Active Time
15 Minutes



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Cream Cheese or Mascarpone can be used in this recipe.


  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Prepare brownie mix according to package directions; add egg(s), and substitute milk for water and melted butter for oil.
  3. Beat the mascarpone, cream cheese, sugar and egg in a large bowl until blended. Crush 10 cookies into crumbs; fold into mascarpone mixture.
  4. Pour two-thirds of the brownie batter into a greased 10-inch ovenproof or cast-iron skillet; dot with mascarpone mixture. Spread remaining batter over top. Bake for 25 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, cut remaining cookies into pieces; sprinkle over top. Bake for 10-15 minutes longer or until center is just set. (Take care not to overbake.) Cool in pan on a wire rack for 15 minutes before serving. Garnish with toppings as desired.

Recipe Tip

For best results, sub milk for water and melted butter for oil when preparing the mix in this recipe. The preparation instructions vary per brand of brownie mix — the additional ingredients and amounts of each are on the back of the box.

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

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