Cherries Jubilee Cheesecake Bars

PREP: 18 min; BAKE: 45 min; CHILL: 2 hr

1 package Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® cherry chip cake mix
1/2 cup margarine, butter or spread,* softened
2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
1 tub Betty Crocker Rich & Creamy cherry ready-to-spread frosting
3 eggs

1. Preheat oven to 325. Beat dry cake mix and margarine in large
bowl on low speed until crumbly; reserve 1 cup. Press remaining
crumbly mixture in bottom of ungreased 13x9x2-inch rectangular pan.

2. Beat cream cheese and frosting in same bowl on medium speed
until smooth. Beat in eggs until blended. Pour over crust; sprinkle
with reserved crumbly mixture.

3. Bake about 45 minutes or until set; cool completely. Cover and
refrigerate at least 2 hours. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.
Store covered in refrigerator.

Makes 36 bars

*If using spread, use only stick that has more than 65% vegetable oil.

Nutritional Info Per 1 Bar: 185 calories (90 calories from fat);
10 g fat (4 g saturated); 30 mg cholesterol; 200 mg sodium;
21 g carbohydrate (0 g dietary fiber); 3 g protein.

High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Bake 55-60 min.

This recipe courtesy of Back of the Box Recipes. Home Page

This recipe displayed with permission from General Mills, Inc.