Easy Cheesecake Lemon Bars

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“Recipe was found on the side of a box of Pillsbury Moist Supreme Lemon Cake Mix. I debated about posting, as there are similar recipes already in the Zaar database that use powdered sugar instead of the canned frosting in the cheesecake layer. I prepared these as a quick, last minute offering for Hubby to take to a local function, and didn't get to taste myself. However, he told me that my pan was one of the first things empty on the dessert table. I hope that means they were good. :)”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Base Layer
  • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) packagepillsbury moist supreme lemon cake mix
  • 14 cup margarine or 14 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • Topping Layer
  • 1 (16 ounce) canpillsbury creamy supreme lemon frosting
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 egg


  1. Heat oven to 350. Grease and flour 9x13 pan.
  2. In large bowl, combine cake mix, margarine and egg at low speed until crumbly.
  3. Reserve 3/4 cup mixture; set aside.
  4. Press remaining mixture in greased and floured pan.
  5. In small bowl, combine frosting, cream cheese and egg at low speed until well blended; beat at high speed until smooth.
  6. Spread over base.
  7. Sprinkle reserved cake mixture over top.
  8. Bake at 350 for 35-45 minutes until edges are light golden brown and center is firm to touch.
  9. Cool completely.
  10. Store in refrigerator.

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