Lemon-Blueberry Gooey Chess Squares

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 45 mins

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

Ingredients Nutrition


  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.


Most Helpful

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

Shelbyville Cook May 05, 2010

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