There are many variations to this great recipe, but Granny's chess squares are quick, easy, delicious and foolproof!
This is a very rich dessert. Be sure to cut into small squares and watch them disappear!
Preheat oven 350 degrees.
Butter 9x13 pan lined with foil.
Combine cake mix, 1 egg, melted butter, and chopped pecans into a large bowl. Press into bottom of pan.
Mix softened cream cheese, 2 eggs and vanilla. Add sugar a little at a time (about 1/5 box at a time). Pour over mixture in pan.
Bake 35 to 45 minutes at 350 degrees.
Make sure dessert is well browned.
Cool in pan, then cut into small squares before serving.