Pumpkin Chess Bars
By Ro Morse
PADUCAH, KY - SuperValu Foods Recipe of the Week - Serves 8-10
1 box yellow or butter flavored cake mix
1 large egg
8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter, melted
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, egg, and butter and mix well with an electric mixer. Pat the mixture into the bottom of a lightly greased 9" X 13" baking pan.

1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin
3 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter, melted
1 (16-ounce) box confectioners sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

To make the filling: In a the same bowl, beat the cream cheese and pumpkin until smooth. Add the eggs, vanilla, and butter, and beat together. Next, add the powdered sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and mix well. Spread pumpkin mixture over cake batter and bake for 40 to 50 minutes, until the center is mostly set.

If desired, serve with dollop of whipped cream.

This recipe is shared November 14-18, 2011.
on NewsTalk 94.3 FM, AM 570 WKYX, AM 1560 WPAD,
AM 1450 WDXR, and AM 1320 WNGO.
Ro's recipes are sponsored by SuperValu Foods
on Jackson Street and on Lone Oak Road in Paducah, KY.
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Published 09:25 PM, Sunday Nov. 13, 2011
Updated 06:37 PM, Tuesday Feb. 21, 2012

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