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Cream Cheese Bars

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Rating: 4/5
4 reviews
1 comment

ready in: 30-60 minutes
serves/makes:   24

recipe id: 9259
Cream Cheese Bars Recipe
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1 box yellow cake mix
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 large egg


8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 pound confectioners' sugar
3 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Mix together bar ingredients. Press into a 9 x 13 inch greased pan. Mix filling ingredients. Pour over cake mixture and bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes or until golden brown on top. Cool and cut into squares.

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245 calories, 10 grams fat, 36 grams carbohydrates, 3 grams protein per serving.
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REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
Excellent recipe - easy and quick! The top browned nicely, it was easy to cut into bars, and the consistency was just right. My family loves these.

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REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
I have used this recipe for years, however, the cooking instructions are different. I was taught to preheat/bake at 400 for the first 20 minutes then drop heat to 325 til edges have risen and topping/filling is golden brown, about 35-45 minutes longer. Maybe that might help tighten up the topping. It's the gooey butter cake recipe so many of us love. Try different cake bases. This is Fun Food.

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Apr 21, 2013

REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
I rated this recipe 5 because it is an easy and tasty recipe with one exception in the ingredients. The filling was a little too runny , but I feel 2 eggs will make it just right other than 3. I think 2-8 oz bars of cream cheese may make it a little to stiff; harder to spread. I took a picture with my cell phone and I hope it is accepted.

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I recommend using only two (2) eggs; using three makes it too gooey.

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Jan 5, 2009

REVIEW: 1 star recipe rating
this recipe takes FOREVER to solidify. It makes me question whether or not there was enough cream cheese (2 8oz vs the noted 1 8oz). This recipe should be modified.

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