Pecan Cream Cheese Squares Recipe

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Pecan Cream Cheese Squares Recipe

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From Wills Point, Texas, field editor Dorothy Pritchett says, "This rich, easy dessert is perfect after a light meal."
MAKES:
36 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
MAKES:
36 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups chopped pecans
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 3-2/3 cups confectioners' sugar

Directions

In a large bowl, beat the cake mix, 1 egg and butter until blended. Stir in pecans. Press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan; set aside.
In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and remaining eggs until smooth. Pour over pecan mixture.
Bake at 350° for 45-55 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack; cut into squares. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 3 dozen.
Originally published as Pecan Cream Cheese Squares in Taste of Home February/March 2000, p67

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 204 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 140mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups chopped pecans
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 3-2/3 cups confectioners' sugar
  1. In a large bowl, beat the cake mix, 1 egg and butter until blended. Stir in pecans. Press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan; set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and remaining eggs until smooth. Pour over pecan mixture.
  3. Bake at 350° for 45-55 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack; cut into squares. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 3 dozen.
Originally published as Pecan Cream Cheese Squares in Taste of Home February/March 2000, p67

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pattypatterson3127 User ID: 6075920 51684
Reviewed Jul. 3, 2011

"I have been making this for my family for years (my mother-in-law got me a Taste Of Home cookbook for Christmas) and it is their favorite dessert!! Very rich, but very yummy!"

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