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Need an easy, on-the-go dessert?

We had small group at our house this past week, 
and my day got away from me before I remembered that I needed a dessert to serve.
I went to my handy, dandy sweet tooth board to find something to make 
because that place never lets me down. 
I knew I needed to find something with very few ingredients and preferably something 
that I had all the ingredients for on hand.
It didn’t take me long to find a recipe for something called Neiman Marcus Bars, 
which are very, very similar to Paula Deen’s Ooey, Gooey Bars.:)
My mother in law has been making these the whole 17 years I’ve known her,
and she calls them Vanilla Bars!!

YOU can call them whatever you’d like, just be sure to make them because they’re delicious!!!

Mix one box of yellow cake mix with ONE egg and a stick of MELTED butter.
{use a mixer}
Spray a 9X13 dish and spread the cake mixture out into the pan.
Bake at 300* for about ten minutes 

While you’re waiting on the crust to finish baking,
mix 1 lb. of powdered sugar with two eggs and an 8 oz package of cream cheese.
When your crust is finished, pour your icing mixture over the baked crust.
Bake at 300* for about 40 minutes.
Here are the five ingredients all in one place for you!
1 box yellow cake mix
3 eggs
1 stick of butter
1 8 oz package cream cheese
1 lb powdered sugar

{thankful for}

495.  hubby coming home from his trip.
496. a set of three sparkle belts at Target for Lydia…it doesn’t take much to make her as happy as a lark.
497. cooler weather in the early mornings and late evenings…fall’s on it’s way, y’all!!!!!
498. a Facebook break.
499. a short visit with my parents today.
500. Max’s haircut that I gave him…not bad for a first try.

Coastal Cottage Dreams - Sounds delicious and easy. Hope you are having a great weekend.

Lisa @ Life is Crazy Beautiful - sounds a bit similar to Paula Deen’s gooey butter cake!

Lemonade Makin' Mama - I REALLY miss cake mixes… like REALLY miss. So versatile… sadly so full of gluten dangit.

:) Looks Nummy though!

Lemonade Makin' Mama - And you BLOG??? Freaking gorgeous!!!

Claudine from CondensedLoveHome - This is great, Tara! You sound busy!!!
I want to make an easy recipe for bread and post this week!
I love your “thankful for”.
Have a great sunday!

Farmgirl Paints - They look just like my momma’s lemon squares…

peasquared - my great aunt, who taught me about these, called them cream cheese brownies. they’re delicious!!!

Tiffini - LOVE the new sunshiney vibe around here;)
This looks yummo
I am bad bad at eating lately…ugh
back from a break and slowly getting back into a
groove
and you? new routine?….and fall is coming
There is hope!!! much love
xo

Kim - Just had to let you know that my daughter made this the other day and it is going fast. In fact, I can’t wait for it to be gone! It’s going right to my thighs! Have a great day!!!
xoxo,
Kim

Teresa M. - Love that recipe–good “go to” to take somewhere. I have called it Chess Cake.

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