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Rich and Creamy Cheesecake Squares

Rated as 4.1 out of 5 Stars
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"This is a very soft and creamy cheesecake bar that is rich and absolutely delicious!"
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Ingredients

45 m servings 397
Original recipe yields 16 servings (1 - 9x13 inch pan)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, 2 eggs, melted shortening, milk and chopped pecans. Mix with fork or at low speed of electric mixer until cake mix is moistened. Turn into pan. Spread evenly.
  3. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in 2 eggs, confectioners' sugar and vanilla until smooth. Spread evenly over cake base.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 35 minutes. Edges and top will be light golden brown and will have a slightly shiny appearance. Cool completely, then cut into squares.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 397 calories; 19.1 53.6 4.4 63 272 Full nutrition

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I've made this recipe a few times now. I've found that a few changes really make this better. Use the pudding cake mix. Use 2 8oz packages of cream cheese (the whipped cream cheese was MUCH...

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I did not like these bars at all. But, some people who tried them really liked them. The bars are not at all like cheesecake, so the name is very misleading. I thought they tasted like extrem...

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I've made this recipe a few times now. I've found that a few changes really make this better. Use the pudding cake mix. Use 2 8oz packages of cream cheese (the whipped cream cheese was MUCH...

I did not like these bars at all. But, some people who tried them really liked them. The bars are not at all like cheesecake, so the name is very misleading. I thought they tasted like extrem...

My husband is not a dessert person and rarely eats sweets, but he loved this. He tells his friends that I try new recipes but don't make them often enough. My teenage children loved it also. ...

This was a good dessert but not what I was expecting. I thought it would be more like cheesecake.

Say no to the butter flavored shortening called for, some things simply have to have butter to taste right, and this recipe is one of them. This is the same recipe as "Gooey Butter Cake" except ...

I was really looking forward to this recipe because it sounds just great. Sadly, mine came out woefully undercooked and when I tried to cook it longer the top became too brown. The cake part wa...

This is by far the best dessert I have ever made!!!Anytime I make them to take somewhere I always take along a few copies of the recipe because I always get asked for it. Everyone in my family l...

Took it to church for the Sunday morning coffee hour. I've never had so many requests for a recipe before. Its the BEST!

Creamy and delicious! Was an instant hit.