Gooey Butter Cheesecake

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  • 1 (2-layer) yellow cake mix with pudding
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) butter or margarine, melted


  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) butter or margarine, melted
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (1 pound) box powdered sugar, sifted
  • 2 eggs


  1. Melt butter in 11 x 9 inch baking pan. Spread around to coat evenly. Pour melted butter in mixing bowl; add eggs and beat.
  2. Add cake mix and blend thoroughly. Batter will be very thick. Spread batter in buttered pan.
  3. Mix Filling ingredients together and pour over batter.
  4. Bake at 325 degrees F for 40 to 45 minutes.
  5. To keep bottom from browning too much, place another cake pan with water in it on lower rack.
  6. Bake until sides are firm, middle with still be wiggly. Cake will rise and then fall in the middle when it is cooled.
  7. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.