Microwave the brownie mix for 1 minute and 15 seconds (stopping and mixing it after 15-second intervals).PRO-TIP: This is called "heat-treating" the flour so it is safe to consume raw.
In a large bowl beat together the cream cheese and butter until soft.
Mix in the whipped topping.
Beat in the brownie mix (if it's lumpy you may need to sift it first).
Then beat in the milk 1 tablespoon at a time until it's smooth and creamy.
Stir in your mix-ins (if using).
Spoon into a bowl and serve with fruit, crackers, pretzels, or cookies.
*If your brownie mix is 16 oz, you'll likely only need 1-3 tablespoons milk**Store in an airtight container in the fridge. While most say that it is safe to eat raw flour, the FDA warns against it. The recommendation is to microwave the flour (or mix) for 1 minute and 15 seconds (stopping and mixing it after 15-second intervals)