1 package fudge brownie mix
1 tsp almond extract
1/3 cup sliced almonds
1 package plain cream cheese (8 oz.)
1 tub whipped topping
1 tbsp sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 lemon for zesting
Fresh mixed berries
Prepare brownie batter according to package directions adding almonds and extract. Spread onto well greased 14 inch pizza pan or rectangle baking sheet.
Bake at 375 degrees for 15-18 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar, vanilla, and 1 tsp of lemon zest until smooth and creamy. Fold in whipped topping. Spread over cooled crust to within 1/2 inch of edges. Top with berries and additional lemon zest. Refrigerate for 2-3 hours before serving.