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German Chocolate Ooey-Gooey Butter Cake


Paula Deen

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  • 1 (18.25 oz) box German chocolate cake mix
  • 1 cup butter, melted and divided
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 (8 oz) pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 (16 oz) box confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut
  • 1 cup chopped pecans



Step 1

Preheat oven to 350. Lightly grease a 13x9 baking pan.

In a large bowl, combine cake mix, 1/2 cup melted butter, and egg. Beat at low speed with an electric mixer until combined. Press evenly into bottom of prepared pan; set aside.

In a large bowl, beat cream cheese at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar until smooth. Add remaining melted butter, beating at low speed until combined. Stir in coconut and pecans. Pour over cake mix layer, spreading evenly. Bake for 45 mins (the center should remain slightly gooey). Remove from oven; let cool completely before cutting into squares.

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