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    Butter Bars

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    1 hr

    15 mins

    45 mins

    Good Cook Wanda's Note:

    I got this recipe from a very dear friend, a lady who prepared meals for their farm hands every day. Quick and easy desserts were a necessity. This is also very good with a lemon cake mix.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 x 13 pan.
    2. 2
      Mix together cake mix, 1 egg and butter. Mixture should be stiff like a dough.
    3. 3
      Press into greased pan.
    4. 4
      Mix together cream cheese, 2 eggs and powdered sugar and poured over the dough.
    5. 5
      Bake at 350 degrees for 40 - 45 minutes.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 11, 2011

      55

      I made these as lemon bars and they were FANTASTIC. Very rich and good. I added a little lemon juice to the cream cheese mixture that goes in the top layer, and I could have added more for a little more lemon tang. Great recipe and thanks for sharing.

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    • on October 14, 2011

      55

      I must admit, I knew I had a regular cake mix in the cabinet, when, SURPRISE, I figured out it was a lemon cake mix. I had already started, so I went ahead and made it 'lemon' butter bars. They turned out well, with the 'crust' coming up and 'enveloping' the edges of the topping. I sent some with my MIL on vacation, but I'm super glad I saved as many for us as I did. They are sweet and rich, so small pieces are good! We sure did enjoy these. Thanks for sharing, Good Cook Wanda!

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    • on December 11, 2006

      55

      I love this! I call it butter cake! I like it best at room temp or slightly warm! People I have given the recipe to have used all different types of cake mix, including chocolate! I have had one where the topping even had a marshmallow flavor! This is great! And so easy to make!

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    Nutritional Facts for Butter Bars

    Serving Size: 1 (130 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 549.3
     
    Calories from Fat 251
    45%
    Total Fat 27.9 g
    43%
    Saturated Fat 14.5 g
    72%
    Cholesterol 108.8 mg
    36%
    Sodium 494.2 mg
    20%
    Total Carbohydrate 71.8 g
    23%
    Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
    1%
    Sugars 56.1 g
    224%
    Protein 4.7 g
    9%

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