Rich and Creamy Cheesecake Squares

This is a very soft and creamy cheesecake bar that is rich and absolutely delicious!

Original recipe makes 1 – 9×13 inch pan


1 (18.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix
2 eggs
1/2 cup butter flavored shortening
1 tablespoon milk
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
2 eggs
3 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • PREP

    10 mins

  • COOK

    35 mins


    45 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9×13 inch pan.
  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.
  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.
  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.


Calories: 397 kcal
Carbohydrates: 53.6 g
Cholesterol: 69 mg
Fat: 19.1 g
Fiber: 0.7 g
Protein: 4.4 g
Sodium: 272 mg