Bourbon/0.33 cup fruit juice in the place of the bourbon
1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (Good Quality, I Used Maker'S Mark Kentucky Bourbon Whisky)
1 1⁄2 Pound
1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Melt the chocolate in a heavy saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cream butter and sugar together in a large mixing bowl. Add the eggs, one at a time and beat well. Combine the flour with the egg mixture. Add the vanilla and bourbon (or fruit juice), and mix. Pour in the melted chocolate and stir until smooth. Pour into a prepared (greased) 13-inch by 9-inch pan.
Beat cream cheese in a large mixing bowl at high speed until light and fluffy. Gradually add the sugar, beating well. Add the eggs, one at a time, until well incorporated. Stir in the flour and vanilla. Fold in the sour cream.
Gently pour the cream cheese mixture on top of the chocolate mixture in the pan, being careful not to disturb it. Bake in a preheated oven at 375 degrees for 45-50 minutes, until set. Serve with mint ice cream. (I just use a sprig of mint for garnish.) Cool and cut into 2-inch squares. Store the remaining brownies in the refrigerator, or freeze them for use later on. These Bluegrass Cheesecake Brownies are decadently delicious! Enjoy!!! --Betty
If you are someone with a sweet tooth, you will relish this Kentucky style dessert. A great recipe for anyone who loves his sugary treats, this delectable brownies are always a welcome sight on the dessert platter. Betty shares a foolproof dessert recipe that surely promises extra decadence. It’s so good, dense, gooey and simple that you would feel like indulging on them every day.