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  • Serves: 30 squares

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Gooey Butter Bars.

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Category: Holiday, Breakfast, Eggs, Cookies, Chocolate

 Ingredients List

  • Base
  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • 1 egg
  • Cookie Dough Filling
  • ½ cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • Top Layer
  • 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • â…“ cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1½ cups powdered sugar


1. Preheat oven to 325°


1. Line pan with foil and spray with cooking spray.

2. In bowl of stand mixer combine cake mix, egg and melted butter until a thick dough forms.

3. Press this into your prepared pan.

=============Cookie Dough Filling=============

1. Cream butter and sugar together until combined. Add milk and vanilla, mixing until smooth. Beat in salt and flour until dough forms. Stir in chocolate chips.

2. Spread the cookie dough on top of cake base to about ½ inch from the edge.

=========Top layer=============

1. In bowl of stand mixer beat cream cheese and brown sugar until smooth. Add in eggs and vanilla, mixing until combined and smooth, scraping sides as needed.

2. Beat in powdered sugar until there are no lumps.

3. Pour this over the cookie dough layer.

4. Place 9x13 pan on top of a cookie sheet and place in oven on middle rack. Bake foe 30-35 minutes until edges are light golden brown and center is almost set.

5. It will be little "jiggly".
Allow to cool on a wire rack for 30 minutes and then transfer to the refrigerator to chill completely, at least 2 hours.
When chilled dust with powdered sugar and cut into squares.

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