Not only does this dessert feature cheesecake, brownie batter and Oreo cookies, but it also cooks up on your barbecue. If you really want to take things over-the-top, serve the brownies warm with a scoop of ice cream.

Yield: Makes 48 squares



  • 1 box brownie mix
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 12 Oreo cookies, quartered


  1. Using medium speed of an electric mixer, beat together brownie mix, oil, water, 2 eggs and 1 tsp vanilla just until blended. Spread over bottom of a greased 9x13 inch baking pan.
  2. Beat together cream cheese, sugar and flour until blended. Add egg and 1/2 tsp vanilla. Beat until smooth. Spoon cream cheese mixture over batter.
  3. Using a knife, lightly swirl cream cheese mixture through brownie batter. Sprinkle cookies over top.
  4. Preheat natural gas barbecue on medium heat for 10 - 15 minutes.
  5. Place a brick directly on grid on natural gas barbecue. Place baking pan on top of brick. Bake, with lid down, over medium heat for 35 - 40 minutes or until brownies test done. Turn pan a quarter turn every 10 - 15 minutes to ensure even cooking. Cool completely on a rack.
Nutritional analysis per bar:


106 calories, 6.2 g fat, 1.3 g protein, 12.2 g carbohydrate, 0.1 g fibre, 70 mg sodium

Tip: Brownies may also be baked in a 350ºF oven for 35 - 40 minutes.