Lemon-Blueberry Gooey Chess Squares

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin'

You can substitute fresh or frozen (thawed) blackberries or raspberries.

Top Review by Shelbyville Cook

Absolutely delicous!!! They were a little too gooey, but worth tweaking a little. I have made four batches and had none left.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°; position oven rack in middle of oven; spray the bottom only of a 13x9 inch metal baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Melt ½ cup butter in a small saucepan over low heat.
  3. In a big bowl beat the cake mix, melted butter, and 1 egg using an electric mixer set on medium speed until well blended (will come together as a thick dough).
  4. Pat the dough evenly into the prepared pan; set aside.
  5. Melt the remaining butter in a saucepan set over low heat.
  6. In a big bowl beat the cream cheese, lemon juice, and lemon zest with a electric mixer set on medium speed until blended and smooth.
  7. Add in melted butter and remaining 3 eggs; blend until smooth.
  8. Add in the powdered sugar; blend until smooth; stir in the blueberries.
  9. Spread lemon-blueberry mixture over prepared crust.
  10. Bake 42-45 minutes (do not overbake, bars should be slightly gooey).
  11. Transfer pan to a wire rack; cool completely.
  12. Cut into bars; cover and store in the refrigerator.

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