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Black Forest Skillet Brownies

Course: Cookies & Squares, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 10
Calories: 532kcal
Author: Deanna
These black forest skillet brownies are made with a simple brownie mix and cherry pie filling. They are fudgy and decedent. Perfect for an easy dessert, or can be cut into squares for the lunch box.
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  • 1 Box Brownie Mix made according to package directions
  • 1 Cup Cream Cheese softened
  • Cup Sugar
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1 Can Cherry pie filling divided
  • ½ Cup Chocolate melting wafers
  • 1 Cup Prepared whipping cream


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Wipe the inside of a 10 inch cast iron skillet with vegetable oil or butter.
  • Mix the brownies according to package directions and pour into the skillet.
  • In a small bowl, mix the softened cream cheese, sugar, vanilla and egg until well blended.
  • Pour the cream cheese mixture over the brownie batter and gently swirl with a spoon.
  • Randomly spoon one cup of the cherry pie filling over the brownies.
  • Place the brownies in the oven to bake for approximately 50 minutes or until edges are slightly golden and middle is almost set.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 20 minutes
  • In a microwave safe bowl, melt the chocolate wafers. Heat the chocolate in 20 second intervals stirring in between, until chocolate is melted and smooth.
  • Drizzle the chocolate over the cooled brownies, reserving some for serving.
  • Serve warm with fresh whip cream, the reserved cherry pie filling and chocolate drizzle.


Calories: 532kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 256mg | Potassium: 119mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 827IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 2mg