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What are some good Paula Deen chess bar recipes?

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The original gooey butter cake and double chocolate gooey butter bakes are some good Paula Deen chess bar recipes. The first recipe makes about eight servings, while the second makes about 24.

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For the original recipe, preheat the oven to 350 degree Fahrenheit. Combine 1 package of yellow cake mix, 1 egg and 8 tablespoons of melted butter with an electric mixer. Pat the mixture into the bottom of a greased 9-by-13 inch baking pan. In a large bowl, beat 1 softened 8-ounce package of cream cheese until smooth. Add 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon of vanilla and 8 tablespoons of melted butter.

Mix 16 ounces of powdered sugar in well. Spread over the cake batter, and bake for about 45 minutes, leaving the center gooey.

For the double chocolate recipe, preheat the oven to 350 degree Fahrenheit, and lightly grease a 9-by-13 inch baking pan. In a large bowl, combine 1 chocolate cake mix, 1 egg and 8 tablespoons of melted butter, blending well. Pat the mixture in the prepared pan.

With a mixer, beat 1 softened 8-ounce package of cream cheese until smooth, and then add 2 eggs and 4 tablespoons of cocoa powder. Next, add 16 ounces of powdered sugar on low speed. When the ingredients are well mixed, slowly add in 8 tablespoons of melted butter and 1 teaspoon of vanilla until smooth. Stir in 1 cup of chopped nuts, and spread over the cake mixture. Bake for about 45 minutes, leaving the center gooey.

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