Lemon-Blueberry Gooey Chess Squares

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
YIELD: 24 bars
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • 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.
  • Melt ½ cup butter in a small saucepan over low heat.
  • 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).
  • Pat the dough evenly into the prepared pan; set aside.
  • Melt the remaining butter in a saucepan set over low heat.
  • 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.
  • Add in melted butter and remaining 3 eggs; blend until smooth.
  • Add in the powdered sugar; blend until smooth; stir in the blueberries.
  • Spread lemon-blueberry mixture over prepared crust.
  • Bake 42-45 minutes (do not overbake, bars should be slightly gooey).
  • Transfer pan to a wire rack; cool completely.
  • Cut into bars; cover and store in the refrigerator.
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