Gooey Bars

Mary Kay Nugent


My daughter's favorite ...just another take on the infamous Gooey Cake. She requests these for any special occasion...and they are so simple to make.


★★★★★ 2 votes

makes about 24 depending on how big you cut them
20 Min
40 Min


  • BARS

  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix (i prefer butter recipe golden)
  • 1 stick
    butter, softened
  • 1
  • 1/2 c
    pecans chopped fine

  • 3 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2

How to Make Gooey Bars


  1. Preheat oven to 325 and lightly grease a 9x13 pan
  2. BARS:
    Mix all ingredients together by hand. Press into lightly greased 9x13 pan.
    Mix all ingredients together with a mixer, pour over bar mixture.
  4. Bake at 325 for 40 minutes

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About Gooey Bars

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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