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Fresh Strawberry Chess Bars from White's Family Farm

Posted: 11:55 AM, May 03, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-03 12:55:28-04

Demetria White from White's Family Farm made Strawberry Chess Bars. (see recipe below) The Strawberry Jubilee at the Nashville Farmers Market is Saturday from 10am–4pm at the Nashville Farmers Market, featuring live music, cooking demo with Chef Margot McCormack, cake baking contest, strawberry eating contest (ages 12 and under only) and special foods and drinks from vendors. Get all the details online at www.nashvillefarmersmarket.org .

Fresh Strawberry Chess Bars

Crust:

1 Box Strawberry Cake Mix

1 Stick of Butter, Melted

1 Egg

1 Cup diced Fresh Strawberries


Filling:

1 (8 oz.) Block Cream Cheese, Softened

2 Eggs

1 Stick of Butter, Melted

4 Cups Powdered Sugar

1 teaspoon Vanilla Flavoring

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 and Grease 9 x 13 baking dish
  2. In a large bowl, mix all crust ingredients. Press this mixture evenly into the bottom of pan.
  3. In another bowl, use a mixer to beat the cream cheese and butter until smooth. Add the eggs & Vanilla and mix well. Gradually add the powdered sugar and mix until combined. Pour the filling mixture over the crust.
  4. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until the edges are firm and lightly golden brown, but the middle is still jiggly. Cool completely before serving.