Cream Cheese Bars I

Cream Cheese Bars I

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"This cookie has a chewy bottom crust with a sweet cream cheese layer on top. I like this best with a yellow or lemon cake mix."
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servings 473 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 473 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 20.5 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 69.1g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 5 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 88 mg
  • 29%
  • Sodium:
  • 411 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 15 x 10 inch sheet pan.
  2. Mix together cake mix, butter or margarine, and 1 egg. Press mixture into pan.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together cream cheese, 2 eggs, and confectioners' sugar. Pour mixture on top of cake mixture.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes. Reduce temperature to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C), and bake for 30 to 35 minutes. Cool, and cut into squares.


  1. 96 Ratings

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These are so dreadfully delicious! We call them Interstate 45 bars (it's an old family recipe handed down by my grandmother). Instead of using all powdered sugar, I used 1 cup of powdered and ...

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Hmmm....I didn't think it was all that great. I wanted it to. I used white cake mix instead, that's all I had, and maybe that's the trick. I also used 1 cup less powdered sugar than it called fo...

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These are so dreadfully delicious! We call them Interstate 45 bars (it's an old family recipe handed down by my grandmother). Instead of using all powdered sugar, I used 1 cup of powdered and ...

This recipe is super!! I took some raspberries, crushed them and mixed with a small amount of the cheese mix. I then swirled this into the rest of the batter and my daughter (who loves raspber...

I love these gooey bars! I have a recipe very similar to this one. I got it from a co-worker after she brought some to a cook-out we had. I could not stop eating them. I add 1 tsp. of vanil...

These bars were so easy to make. They looked really dressy after I cut them into little squares and laid them in cupcake wrappers. The texture is soft and chewy and the sweetness is just right...

Got this recipe from a coworker of mine years ago and LOVE them! You can also try adding pecans and or coconut to the cream cheese mixture. They also freeze very well. YUMMMM!

Tasted great~ I used chocolate cake and before adding the cream cheese mixture I added semi sweet chocolate chips and coconut over the cake mix. Everyone thought I bought them - they're fabulou...

This was a fabulous dessert. I put a layer of chocolate chips between the crust and cream cheese and it turned out great. My husband eats them for breakfast he loves them so much. Thanks for ...

excellent. it is very sweet, but delicious. i used 3 cups of 10x sugar, 2 teaspoons of brown sugar and 1 teaspoon of vanilla. best served COLD.

These Cream Cheese Bar are always a fave everytime I make them!! You can never go wrong baking these for a party or get together. Everytime I amke them people think they are out of this world an...

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