DES Sweet Potato Pie Bars

Sweet Potato Pie Bars


1   (18 1/4-oz.) yellow cake mix, divided
6   Tbl margarine, melted and divided
1   egg
1 1/2   cups mashed cooked sweet potatoes
1/2   tsp ground nutmeg
1   tsp ground cinnamon, divided
1/3   cup sugar
2   egg whites
1   (5-oz.) can evaporated milk
2   Tbl light brown sugar
1/2   cup chopped pecans


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Set aside 1 cup yellow cake mix. In a mixing bowl, blend together remaining cake mix, 4 tablespoons melted margarine, and egg; mix well. Pat mixture into the bottom of a 13x9x2-inch pan coated with nonstick cooking spray. In a separate mixing bowl, combine sweet potatoes, nutmeg, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, sugar, egg whites, and evaporated milk until creamy. Pour filling over prepared crust. Mix reserved 1 cup cake mix, remaining 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, remaining 2 tablespoons melted margarine, brown sugar, and pecans and sprinkle over filling. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until filling is set. Credits: Holly Clegg

Serving Size: 24 servings

Cook Time: 1 hour