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Chess Cake

Rated as 4.27 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe was given to me years ago by a friend. My sons love this. I make it when we go on vacation so we can munch on it while in the car."
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Ingredients

servings 333
Original recipe yields 18 servings (12 to 18 servings)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch cake pan.
  2. In a large bowl mix together cake mix, butter and 1 egg. Pat batter into greased 9x13 inch pan.
  3. In a medium size mixing bowl mix together cream cheese, 2 eggs and sugar. Pour the cream cheese mixture over the cake mix batter.
  4. Bake for 35 minutes or until golden brown.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 333 calories; 13.6 50.6 3.3 59 274 Full nutrition

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My mother used to make these all the time. She would press the cake batter into a large cookie sheet to thin out the cake part and then pour the cream cheese topping on top. It lessens the coo...

Most helpful critical review

I baked this recipe for 45 minutes and it still didn't get done, it was really gooey. I don't know what I did wrong, but I will try it again, but bake it in a jelly roll pan. I am open to any ...

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My mother used to make these all the time. She would press the cake batter into a large cookie sheet to thin out the cake part and then pour the cream cheese topping on top. It lessens the coo...

I LOVE this recipe. I have made this three times in the last month and always get rave reviews. One helpful hint - I find the cake part of this hard to stir, so the last time I made it I used ...

This cake is unbelieveable! My grandmother used to buy pies from the grocery bakery. She called them Chess pies, I would die for them. I never got the recipe because they were "fattening" Once i...

Best with red velvet cake mix!

This is a great cake. I have made a variation of this recipe many times. One tip to mix the cake more easily is to mix with your hands. Use gloves. You may want to try a cup of pecans in the cak...

This recipe is great.. my husband tried to eat it straight from the oven. It doesnt make it very long at my house. I add some vanilla to the cream cheese mix..just a special little touch.

This is really good! The only change I made was to add a teaspoon of vanilla extract to the cream cheese part. It turned out very, very sweet- probably the sweetest dessert I've ever made. Yo...

This is the very best Chess Cake recipe. My kids loved it when they were small and now I have too make it for my grandkids at Christmas every year. I sprinkle some chocolate chips before bakin...

I bake at 325 for 50 minutes.