Recipe: MoonPie Bars

Photo by Jennie Tewell

MoonPie Bars

These rich, decadent squares will satisfy any chocoholic’s sweet tooth.

1 box yellow cake mix
2 sticks of unsalted butter, melted
3 large eggs, divided
6 chocolate MoonPies, chopped into small pieces, divided
16 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup milk chocolate chips

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, combine cake mix, butter and 1 egg. Press into the bottom of a greased 13-by-9-inch glass baking dish. Sprinkle with half of chopped MoonPies and set aside.
2. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, vanilla extract and confectioners’ sugar with an electric mixer until smooth. Add two eggs, one at a time, and mix until completely incorporated. Pour mixture over crust.
3. Bake 40 minutes or until set. Remove from oven. Sprinkle with chocolate chips and remaining MoonPie pieces. Once cool, cut into bars. Makes 12 – 15 bars.

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