Chocolate Raspberry Bars

Total Time
10 mins
15 mins

This great recipe comes from Taste of Home New Cake Mix Creations cookbook & is only for the sweetest of sweet tooths! Preparation time does not include time needed for crust to cool or for completed bars to cool in the refrigerator.

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  • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) package devil's food cake mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 (12 ounce) jar seedless raspberry jam
  • For the Topping

  • 1 (12 ounce) package vanilla chips (or white chocolate chips)
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk
  • 12 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter


  1. Prehead oven to 350 degrees F, & grease a 15"x10" glass baking dish.
  2. In large bowl, combine cake mix, egg & butter until crumbly, then press crumb mixture into bottom of baking dish.
  3. Bake 8-10 minutes or until crust appears puffy & dry, then cool on wire rack.
  4. When crust is cool, spread jam over crust.
  5. In microwave or heavy saucepan, melt vanilla chips, then stir until smooth.
  6. In large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese & milk until smooth.
  7. Add melted vanilla chips & mix well.
  8. CAREFULLY spread cream cheese mixture over jam.
  9. Melt chocolate chips & butter, then stir until smooth.
  10. Drizzle or pipe over cream cheese layer.
  11. Refrigerate before cutting into SMALL pieces.