Thursday, December 16, 2010

Chess Bars

Here’s the recipe for the Chess Bars I made at Thanksgiving. These have coconut in them, but don’t let that scare you. You can’t really taste the coconut, and it adds a nice sweetness and texture to the chess bars.

Chess Bars

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Crust Ingredients:

  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened

Mix and press in bottom of greased pan.


Top Ingredients:

  • 1 box of powdered sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • (1) 8 oz. box cream cheese
  • 1 cup coconut flakes

Mix together in a blender or by hand until thoroughly combined.


Spread on top of bottom layer. Bake for 35-45 minutes or until golden brown. image

Be careful to not overcook, or they will become tough to chew. Let cool and cut into squares.



  1. Those look yummy! I'll have to try them at some point :)

  2. Thank you! Thank you! I always love these.

  3. I have been thinking about this recipe ever since I saw it on your blog and I finally made it today. SOOO GOOD! Thanks for sharing. I love it because all this stuff is easy to have on hand for a 'go to' last-minute dessert!