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Texas Gold Bars
1 yellow cake mix
½ cup butter
1 pound powdered sugar
8 oz cream cheese
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup chopped pecans
1 cup mini chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 9x13 inch baking pan.
Mix together cake mix, 1 egg and butter. Pat into bottom of prepared pan.
Combine 2 eggs, powdered sugar, cream cheese, vanilla, nuts and chips, and pour over
top of first layer. Bake 50 to 60 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes, then cut into 1 inch bars.
There is a note that says for holidays, substitute candied cherries and pineapple
for the chocolate chips.