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Easy Cake Mix Bars

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling

Makes

3 dozen

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
Easy Cake Mix Bars Recipe photo by Taste of Home

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

  1. 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.
  2. 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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