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Ooey Gooey Butter Bars

Ooey Gooey Butter Bars are definitely just what the name implies. They are so rich, they are bound to satisfy that sweet tooth.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword bars, chocolate
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 15 people
Calories 210 kcal
Author Renea

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 Brownie mix, family size
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3/4 cup pecan pieces
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 cups confectioner's (powdered) sugar
  • 6 ounces chocolate chips
  • cocoa powder for dusting

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Spray a 9 x 13 pan with cooking spray.

  3. Melt the butter in the microwave.

  4. Add the brownie mix and mix to incorporate.

  5. Add one egg, water and pecan pieces.

  6. Stir to combine.

  7. Pour into the prepared pan.

  8. Beat the softened cream cheese, vanilla and remaining eggs in a large bowl until well combined.

  9. Gradually beat in the powdered sugar, one cup at a time, until well incorporated.

  10. Stir in the chocolate chips.

  11. When the mixture is smooth, pour over the brownie mixture.

  12. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until the top is medium brown and a thin crust forms on top.

  13. When removed from the oven, dust with sifted cocoa powder.

  14. Cool completely before cutting.