Ooey Gooey Butter Cake Bars Recipe

Ooey Gooey Butter Cake Bars have been in my family for years. My mom was making them when I was a little girl and she still makes them today. The great thing about the ooey gooey butter cake is it’s delicious and simple. You’re gonna love adding these to your list of favorite things.  

Ooey Gooey Butter Cake Bars | The Bearfoot Baker

Yield: 12 servings

Ooey Gooey Butter Cake Bar Recipe

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 box of yellow cake mix
  • 1 stick of butter (room temperature)
  • 1 pound of confectioner's sugar
  • 8 ounces of cream cheese (room temperature)
  • 3 large eggs

Instructions

  1. Before you begin baking, cut a piece of parchment paper and line your baking dish. Set it aside.
  2. Mix the box of cake mix with the the butter and one egg until it forms a dough.
  3. Press the dough into the lined 9x9 cake pan and set it aside.
  4. Mix the confectioner's sugar, two eggs, and cream cheese until well combined.
  5. Pour it over the dough in the 9x9" pan and bake it at 325 degrees for about 40 minutes. You want the edges to be golden brown.
  6. Remove from the oven and let it cool before you slice it.
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A box of yellow cake mix
1 stick (4 ounces) of unsalted butter at softened
8 ounces of cream cheese
One pound of confectioner’s sugar
1 large egg
9×9″ baking dish

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  • Place the butter, yellow cake mix and egg in a bowl.

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  • Mix until it forms a dough.

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  • Line a 9×9″ pan with parchment paper. I like to use two pieces so the ooey gooey butter cake will lift out once it cools. 

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  • Press the dough in the pan.

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  • Mix the powdered sugar, cream cheese, and eggs until it’s smooth and creamy. 
  • Pour onto the dough and bake it at 325° for 35-45 minutes.
  • You want the edges a golden brown color. 
  • Remove from the oven and let it cool.
  • Cut it into twelve squares and enjoy!

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Tell me you don’t want a piece of this delicious butter cake. It’s as delicious as it looks and it’s easy to make without a huge mess. I think that’s why I added it to my list of favorite things. Simple and delish, what more can a girl want?

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I hope this cake makes your family as happy as it makes mine. Once they see it, it will be gone in a matter of minutes. I hope they’re ready to eat one this Christmas. I’m in a baking mood and don’t think it’s going to go away anytime soon. 

Bear hugs,

Lisa