CREAM CHEESE CHERRY BROWNIES
1 (1 lb. 3.5-oz.) pkg. of fudge brownie mix
1/2 cup oil
1/4 cup water
2 (8 oz.) pkg. of cream cheese, softened
1 can vanilla frosting
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 (21-oz.) can cherry pie filling, chilled
In a large bowl, combine all the brownie ingredients; beat 50 strokes with spoon. Spread batter in a greased (bottom only) 13 x 9-inch pan.
Bake in a 350 degree oven for 28 to 30 minutes or until set. Do not overbake. Cool 30 minutes.
In a large bowl, combine filling ingredients; beating well. Spread over cooled brownies. Cover, refrigerate at least 2 hours or until set.
To serve, spoon pie filling on top and cut into squares.
Yield: 16 Servings