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The BEST Cream Cheese Nutty Bars

This easy 5-ingredient recipe won't last long on the plate. These bars have layers of cream cheese with a cake mix crust and sprinkled with pecans.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12



  • 1 Duncan Hines Butter Cake Mix
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 3/4 cup butter, melted


  • 2 8 oz. pkgs cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup 1firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Grease and flour 9” x 13” pan
  • Combine base ingredients and press mixture into bottom of pan
  • Combine topping ingredients and spread evenly over base
  • Bake 25-30 minutes or until edges are brown and cream cheese topping is set and beginning to brown
  • Refrigerate before cutting
  • Refrigerate leftovers
Keyword Cake mix, Cream Cheese, Nuts, Pecan recipe