Desserts

Chocolate Pumpkin Chess Squares Recipe

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One of my all-time favorite recipes on the blog are these Chess Squares. Silly, right? They are super easy to make - but just so delicious! I seriously could sit down and eat a whole pan. (Yes, I am totally speaking from experience.) I have been craving chocolate-y pumpkin flavors all week, so I decided to make a "holiday" version of the Cheesecake Chess Squares. Turns out, they are almost better than the original!

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1 box chocolate cake mix
1/2 cup butter, melted (1 stick)
2 eggs
8 oz cream cheese, softened
4 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup canned pumpkin
Combine cake mix, butter and one egg to form a soft dough. Spread it into the bottom of a greased 9x13 baking pan. Then mix the powdered sugar, cream cheese, pumpkin and one egg until smooth. Pour over top...
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Nutritions

Calories
153

Sodium
36mg
1% DV

Fat
7g
11% DV

Protein
1g
2% DV

Carbs
20g
7% DV

Fiber
0.5g
2% DV

Putting a little Southern spin on classic New England lobster rolls with these simple and delicious shrimp rolls! On a warm summer day, there's just nothing better than a chilled sandwich and a cold beverage. Make them ahead if you're entertaining, or whip up the no-cook meal in about 15 minutes. These easy shrimp rolls are a delicious lunch or dinner when served alongside coleslaw, potato chips, hush puppies or pickles!

2 T salted butter
1 lb. peeled and deveined cooked shrimp
1 stalk celery
2 green onions
1/3 c mayonnaise
1 t lemon juice
1 t white vinegar
1 T minced fresh dill
1/4 t Old Bay seasoning
1/4 t sugar
Kosher salt and black pepper ( to taste )
4 hot dog buns
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  • Pat shrimp dry and place in a large bowl. Add the celery and green onions; toss gently to combine.
  • In a separate bowl or large measuring cup, whisk together the mayonnaise, lemon juice,...
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Nutritions

Calories
248

Sodium
870mg
36% DV

Fat
7g
11% DV

Protein
19g
38% DV

Carbs
23g
8% DV

Fiber
3g
14% DV