Pecan Cream Cheese Squares


  • 1 box (15.25 ounces) yellow cake mix
  • 3 eggs, divided
  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups pecan pieces
  • 1 block (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 3-2/3 cups powdered sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a 13-by-9-inch baking dish.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the cake mix, one egg and butter.
  3. Add pecans and mix well.
  4. Press mixture firmly into the prepared baking dish.
  5. In another mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, powdered sugar and remaining two eggs until smooth.
  6. Pour the cream cheese mixture evenly over pecan crust.
  7. Bake for 50-55 minutes or until the top is golden brown.
  8. Cool before cutting into squares.
  9. Store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator.

The original recipe for these delicious bars can be found here.

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