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Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Gooey Bars

As if Gooey Butter Cake isn't absolutely amazing on its own, adding chocolate chips takes it to a whole new level.  Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Gooey Bars are the perfect dessert for those of your searching for decadence.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: butter gooey cake variations, chocolate chip cake, chocolate chip cake mix gooey bars, chocolate chip gooey cake, creative chooclate chip recipes, gooey butter cake recipe, ooey gooey butter cake recipe variations
Servings: 32 servings
Calories: 169kcal
Author: Barbara

Ingredients

Layer One

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

Layer Two

  • 8 ounces softened cream cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar Confectioner’s sugar

Instructions

  • Mix eggs, cake mix and melted butter until smooth.
    As if Gooey Butter Cake isn't absolutely amazing on it's own, adding chocolate chips takes it to a whole new level.  Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Gooey Bars is the perfect dessert for those of your searching for decadence.
  • Stir in chocolate chips by hand.
    As if Gooey Butter Cake isn't absolutely amazing on it's own, adding chocolate chips takes it to a whole new level.  Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Gooey Bars is the perfect dessert for those of your searching for decadence.
  • Spread into a greased 13 x 9 inch baking dish.
    As if Gooey Butter Cake isn't absolutely amazing on it's own, adding chocolate chips takes it to a whole new level.  Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Gooey Bars is the perfect dessert for those of your searching for decadence.
  • For the second layer, cream softened cream cheese, eggs and powdered sugar until smooth.
    As if Gooey Butter Cake isn't absolutely amazing on it's own, adding chocolate chips takes it to a whole new level.  Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Gooey Bars is the perfect dessert for those of your searching for decadence.
  • Pour over the first layer in the baking dish.
    As if Gooey Butter Cake isn't absolutely amazing on it's own, adding chocolate chips takes it to a whole new level.  Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Gooey Bars is the perfect dessert for those of your searching for decadence.
  • Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 35 minutes or until golden brown and the center is just set.
    As if Gooey Butter Cake isn't absolutely amazing on it's own, adding chocolate chips takes it to a whole new level.  Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Gooey Bars is the perfect dessert for those of your searching for decadence.

Notes

  • Yellow cake mix or white cake mix can be used for this gooey butter dessert.
  • Substitute mini chocolate chips, dark chocolate chips or milk chocolate chips for the semi-sweet , if desired.
  • Mix in the the chocolate chips by hand. 
  • Be sure the cream cheese is softened to prevent a lumpy top layer.
  • Gooey butter cake recipe is done cooking when the top is golden brown and the center is set but slightly jiggly. 
  • Let cool before cutting this chocolate chip cake. 
  • Try the original version of Gooey Butter Cake featuring yellow cake mix. 

Nutrition

Calories: 169kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 168mg | Potassium: 27mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 214IU | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1mg