Gooey Lemon Bars
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Flaky, gooey, lemony, crusty goodness and easy to make. What more could you want in a dessert?
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 12 bars
  • 1 box Lemon Cake Mix
  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • 3 eggs
  • 4 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1 8oz bar Cream Cheese, softened
  • 2 tsp Lemon Extract
  1. Do not follow the directions on the box of cake mix. Place cake mix, 1 egg and melted butter into a large mixing bowl. Mix together with a spoon to form a thick batter.
  2. Spread batter into a sprayed 9x13 baking pan. Cover the entire bottom of the pan.
  3. For the filling layer, mix together powdered sugar, 2 eggs and softened cream cheese. Use a mixer to make the filling smooth. Add lemon extract then mix well.
  4. Spread filling layer on top of batter layer in 9x13 pan.
  5. Bake at 300 degrees 50-60 minutes. Do not overbake or you will lose the gooey-ness. It is done when the edges are golden brown and the center is set.
  6. Serve warm sprinkled with powdered sugar or chill and serve later.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 bar Calories: 438 Fat: 17g Carbohydrates: 71g Sugar: 56g Sodium: 408mg Protein: 4g
Recipe by Finding Time To Fly at