Red Velvet Bars

Recipe by internetnut
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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • Cake
  • 18 14
    ounces German chocolate cake mix (recommended -- Betty Crocker)
  • 12
    cup butter, softened
  • 1
  • 1
    ounce red food coloring (recommended -- McCormick)
  • Cream Cheese Layer
  • 16
    ounces cream cheese, softened (recommended -- Philadelphia)
  • 12
    cup sugar
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla extract (recommended -- McCormick)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Set up grill for indirect cooking over medium heat. Spray 9 by 13-inch foil pan with cooking spray; set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat with an electric mixer on low speed, cake mix, butter, egg, and food coloring until combined. Press cake mixture into prepared pan; set aside.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar on medium speed until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla, beat to combine. Spread cream cheese mixture over cake layer.
  • Place foil pan in a second foil pan for stability and insulation. Place on hot grill away from heat. Cover and bake 40 to 50 minutes. Rotate pan halfway through baking.
  • Remove from grill and cool completely before cutting.
  • INDOOR: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray 9 by13-inch baking pan lightly with cooking spray; set aside. Prepare bars as directed. Bake in preheated oven for 40 to 45 minutes, or until bars barely start to pull away from sides. Cool completely before cutting.
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