Gooey Butter Cake Bars

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Appears in Cook's Country December/January 2019, Cook's Country TV

The challenge: Turn St. Louis's most famous sweet treat into a batch of bars.

SERVES10 to 12

TIME1¾ hours, plus 3½ hours cooling

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Our unique Gooey Butter Cake Bars are based on a favorite St. Louis cake and inspired by Russell Ping's version at his bakery-restaurant Russell's. They top the charts with three layers of sweet goodness. The shortbread crust gives the bars...

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