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Brownie Sundae Cheesecake Recipe

The prep time includes the time to make and cool the brownies.
Prep Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 25 minutes
Servings 10
Author cindy


For the Brownie Chunks

  • Brownie Mix
  • Eggs as called for on the box
  • Oil as called for on the box

For the Crust

  • 1 1/2 cups crushed Nilla Wafers about 45-50 cookies
  • 6 TBS Powdered Sugar
  • 6 TBS Cocoa Powder
  • 1 stick of Butter-melted

For the Cheesecake

  • 32 oz Cream Cheese at room temperature
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Pure Vanilla
  • 1/2 cup Hot Fudge Sauce


  1. Set the Cream Cheese out to soften.
  2. Bake the Brownies and allow them to cool before moving forward with this recipe.
  3. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees

For the Crust

  1. Crush the Nilla Wafers using a rolling pin
  2. Using a fork, mix together the dry crust ingredients
  3. Add in the melted butter and mix well
  4. Spray the pan with cooking spray
  5. Press the crust mixture into a 9" springform pan
  6. Bake for 8 minutes
  7. Allow to cool slightly

For the Cheesecake

  1. While the crust is baking-Cut about half of the pan of Brownies into small cubes-set aside
  2. Beat the Cream Cheese, Sugar and Vanilla
  3. Gradually add the Eggs one at a time.
  4. Pour the batter into the crust
  5. Place the cubed of Brownie into the batter, pushing them down,
  6. Warm up the Hot Fudge Sauce to make is pourable
  7. Drizzle the Hot Fudge Sauce onto the top of the cake in concentric circles
  8. Using a butter knife, gently marble the sauce
  9. Bake 50-55 minutes
  10. Loosen from pan once it is cooled
  11. Cover and refrigerate
  12. Best served cold

Recipe Notes

We served ours with additional hot fudge sauce drizzled over the cheesecake.