Total Time
4hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 4 hrs

From I haven't tried these yet, but wanted to post for safekeeping as they seem to be different from others posted here with an additional topping layer.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). In large bowl, beat dry cake mix, butter and 1 of the eggs with electric mixer on low speed until crumbly. Press in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan.
  2. In medium bowl, beat cream cheese on medium speed until smooth. Gradually beat in powdered sugar on low speed. Stir in lemon peel and lemon juice until smooth. Reserve 1/2 cup; refrigerate. Beat remaining 2 eggs into remaining cream cheese mixture on medium speed until blended. Spread over cake mixture.
  3. Bake bars 23 to 28 minutes or until set. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Spread with reserved cream cheese mixture. Refrigerate about 3 hours or until firm. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 6 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.


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Delicious! Used the yellow cake mix for this recipe, as I was concerned that a lemon cake mix would add too much lemon flavor, and it turned out just right. I have a Church potluck coming up and I plan to take this dish! Thanks for a great post! Made for Everyday is a Holiday tag game, November, 2011.

DailyInspiration November 27, 2011

Made this using the lemon cake mix AND an additional teaspoon of lemon zest (love the taste of lemon) & these easy to make bars were fabulous! Great tasting & so satisfying! Think I'll keep the recipe around for future enjoyment! Thanks for sharing it! [Made & reviewed in Zaar Chef Alphabet Soup tag]

Sydney Mike September 28, 2011

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