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cinnamon spice chess bars

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Sea Sun
West Des Moines, IA

This is my fall version of Chess Bars. These turned out with a soft chewy bottom layer and a creamy warm cinnamon-spice topping. They smell so good while baking. Enjoy!

(3 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 50 Min

Ingredients For cinnamon spice chess bars

  • 1 box
    spice cake mix
  • 4 lg
    eggs, divided
  • 1/2 c
    butter, melted
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 pkg
    cream cheese (8 oz), softened
  • 3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp

How To Make cinnamon spice chess bars

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Combine cake mix, 1 egg, butter and 1 teaspoon vanilla in bowl and mix well. Batter will be very thick. Spread in prepared 9x13 inch pan sprayed with non stick cooking spray.
  • 2
    Combine remaining 3 eggs, 1 teaspoon vanilla, cream cheese and powdered sugar in bowl and beat well. Reserve 3/4 cup batter.
  • Definitely a JAP Rorschach Test.
    In 3/4 cup batter, add spices and mix. Drop dollops of batter and swirl with knife. Bake for 50 minutes.

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