A Sweet Couple

“Harry’s Vicar” Brownies
” … crisp exterior with the promise of softness beneath …”


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F


One package — family size (approx. 23 oz) brownie mix
2 packages 3 oz cream cheese, softened
5 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
1/3 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 tablespoons flour
3/4 teaspoon vanilla

cream cheese mixture:

1. beat together the softened cream cheese and butter
2. add the sugar, eggs, flour and vanilla
3. beat until smooth and set aside


1. prepare brownie mix as directed
2. spread half of the brownie mix into greased 13″ x 9″ pan
3. pour all of the cream cheese mixture onto the brownie mix and smooth to edges
4. spoon remaining brownie mix in spots over the top of the cream cheese mixture
5. swirl a knife or spatula through the spots to create a marbled effect
6. bake for 36-39 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean


Makes 24 large brownies

This recipe was submitted by Zan, who was punched in the solar plexus one day by Richard. Harry Jasper Kennedy as you can see is her favorite character of Richard’s, who she turns to for his sweet disposition and sunny smile to brighten a day, to lift a mood or make her heart sigh.

Sighs and Smiles,