• 1 box butter cake mix (can be substituted with butter pecan, yellow, or german chocolate)
  • 1 cup softened margarine, divided
  • 3 eggs, divided
  • 1 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 pound powdered sugar
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Grease and flour 9 x 13 inch cake pan.

  2. Mix cake mix, 1/2-cup margarine and 1 egg. Press into pan.

  3. In a separate bowl, mix cream cheese, remaining 1/2-cup margarine, remaining 2 eggs, vanilla and powdered sugar until smooth.

  4. Pour over cake mixture. Sprinkle top with pecans.

  5. Bake about 55 minutes or until filling appears set when pan is gently shaken.

  6. Cool completely on wire rack. Cut into bars of desired size.

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