Rich and Creamy Cheesecake Squares Recipe
- 1 (18.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix
- 2 eggs
- ½ cup butter flavored shortening
- 1 tablespoon milk
- ½ cup chopped pecans
- 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
- 2 eggs
- 3 ½ cups confectioners' sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch pan.
step 2: In a large bowl, combine cake mix, 2 eggs, melted shortening, milk and chopped pecans. Mix with fork or at low speed of electric mixer until cake mix is moistened. Turn into pan. Spread evenly.
step 3: In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in 2 eggs, confectioners' sugar and vanilla until smooth. Spread evenly over cake base.
step 4: Bake in the preheated oven for 35 minutes. Edges and top will be light golden brown and will have a slightly shiny appearance. Cool completely, then cut into squares.