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“This has always been a favorite at pot lucks, but it needs to be very cold to cut properly. I found this on the internet, and the author was listed as Grace McKeown at University California, Davis.”
READY IN:
3hrs 30mins
YIELD:
36 squares
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees (f).
  2. Combine cake mix, 1 of the eggs,butter and pecans in a bowl and blend well.
  3. Press mixture into the bottom of an ungreased 13 by 9 by 2 inch glass baking dish.
  4. Beat sugar, cream cheese, and sour cream in a large bowl until blended.
  5. Mix in remaining 2 eggs, lemon peel, and vanilla (or bourbon), and spread evenly over the crust.
  6. Bake until cheese topping sets, about 30 minutes.
  7. Cool the pan on a rack and then refrigerate until very cold, about 3 hours.
  8. Cut into squares and serve cold.

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