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Easy Cake Mix Bars

I take this dessert to work for Friday pick-me-ups. It's one of my favorite yellow cake bar recipes. I love to share them because they're so easy to eat, easy to make and easy on the wallet. —Amy Rose, Ballwin, Missouri
  • Total Time
    Prep: 5 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 cup white baking chips
  • 1/3 cup jimmies

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, egg, milk and oil (mixture will be thick). Stir in baking chips and jimmies. Spread into a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan.
  • Bake 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars.
    Freeze option: Freeze bars in freezer containers. To use, thaw in covered containers before serving.

Test Kitchen Tips
  • We used rainbow sprinkles in our recipe, but feel free to swap them for a color that fits the occasion.
  • Can't resist a taste before the party begins? Cut the bars and arrange them on a plate. Your guests will never guess there's a piece missing.
  • Hungry for more? Try these recipes that start with a box of cake mix.
  • Nutrition Facts
    1 bar: 113 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 102mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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