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Southern Chess Squares

Southern Chess Squares

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prissycat

This recipe is similar to many others I've seen, but in my opinion, these are the BEST! They are also great for bake sales when individually wrapped.

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  • Calories:
  • 344 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 20.6 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.9g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 3.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 260 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan. Mix together the cake mix, melted butter and the egg. Stir in the chopped pecans. Press mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese with the confectioners' sugar. Beat in the eggs one at a time until blended.
  3. Pour cream cheese mixture over crust. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes. Cool in the pan, then cut into squares before serving.
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Reviews

Lauren
35
12/15/2006

This recipe for chess squares works very well, and is easy. I cut it in half, and it fit a 9" round pan perfectly. They are really, really sweet and very rich. The recipe makes a lot of the cream cheese layer, you could easily cut it in half if you want less sugar. Overall, if you like chess squares, this recipe is great. If you think it's too much sugar, you're obviously not from the South.

MIHAELA
35
1/29/2003

This is great. I added a can of cherry pie filling on top and it tasted just like cheesecake.

CRBOWLES
33
11/1/2005

Enjoyed by all, but I only used one package of cream cheese and 2 cups of confectioner's sugar for the topping and reduced the cooking time to 30 minutes. Turned out perfect.