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Holiday Cake Mix Bars

Holiday Cake Mix Bars make a simple, one bowl treat that's ready in no time. With just a few ingredients, these bars bake up soft, fluffy, and all-around delicious!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cake bars, cake recipe, christmas recipe, holiday dessert, holiday recipe
Servings: 16 bars


  • 1 block (8 ounce) cream cheese , softened
  • ½ cup unsalted butter , softened
  • 1 box (15.25 ounce) yellow cake mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • ¼ cups holiday sprinkles , plus more for topping


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray an 8x8-inch baking pan with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream together cream cheese and butter with a electric hand mixer until light and fluffy, about 2-3 minutes. Add cake mix and egg and beat until combined. Fold in white chocolate chips and sprinkles.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan. Top batter with more sprinkles, if desired.
  • Bake for 37-42 minutes, or until bars turn golden brown.
  • Remove from oven and let cool completely. Cut into bars and serve.


  • See my tips and tricks for making these Holiday Cake Mix Bars above the recipe box.