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Chocolate Chip Cake Bars

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.

Makes

about 3-1/2 dozen

"Whenever I need a quick dessert for a bake sale or get-together, I rely on this recipe," informs Tammy Haugen of Mayville, Wisconsin. "I keep cake mixes on hand, so these chocolate chip-studded treats are a snap to stir up."
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Ingredients

  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips, divided
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon shortening

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Stir in 1-1/2 cups of chocolate chips and nuts.
  2. Spread in a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  3. Melt shortening with the remaining chocolate chips; drizzle over the top. Cut into bars.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 120 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 93mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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