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Rich Cheesecake Bars

 Rich Cheesecake Bars
I take turns with some of the ladies at church to provide coffee time snacks for adult Bible class and Sunday school. These gooey bars, a traditional St. Louis dessert, are a favorite. -Tammy Helle, St. Louis, Missouri
24 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling


  • 1 package (9 ounces) yellow cake mix
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 egg


  • In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, butter and egg until well
  • blended. Spread into a greased 9-in. square baking pan.
  • In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, confectioners' sugar and egg
  • until smooth; spread evenly over batter.
  • Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near
  • the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Store in the
  • refrigerator. Yield: 2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 115 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 97 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.