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Ingredients

First layer:
1 box Duncan Hines lemon cake mix
1 egg
1 stick margarine at room temperature
Second layer:
8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
3 cups powdered sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup chopped nuts

Instructions

Mix first layer ingredients by hand and press into bottom of greased 9x13-inch pan. To make second layer, mix together cream cheese, powdered sugar, eggs and vanilla. Stir in nuts and spread over first layer. Bake 40 minutes at 350 degrees. Sprinkle powdered sugar on top when taken from oven. Cool and cut into small squares.

Naomi Schlobohm
Coal Valley




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